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Release Date:
18 May 1990 (USA) See more »
From the Oscar-winning creator of The Wrong Trousers. See more »
Wallace and Gromit have run out of cheese and this provides an excellent excuse for the animated duo to take their holiday on the moon... See more » | Add synopsis »
Nominated for Oscar. Another 3 wins See more »
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Great Short Film, Very Well Done See more (40 total) »


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Peter Sallis ... Wallace (voice)

Directed by
Nick Park 
Writing credits
Nick Park (written by)

Produced by
Rob Copeland .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Julian Nott 
Cinematography by
Nick Park (photographed by)
Film Editing by
Rob Copeland 
Sound Department
Danny Hambrook .... sound editing
Danny Hambrook .... sound effects
Adrian Rhodes .... sound editing
Adrian Rhodes .... sound effects
Visual Effects by
Andrew Davies .... additional modelmaking
Michael Hort .... additional modelmaking
Jan Sanger .... additional modelmaking (as Janet Sanger)
Michael Wright .... additional modelmaking
Camera and Electrical Department
Danny Boon .... rostrum camera
Jeremy Moorshead .... rostrum camera
Animation Department
Nick Park .... animator
Other crew
Joan Ashworth .... b/w dream sequence
Martin Greaves .... b/w dream sequence
Andy Staveley .... b/w dream sequence
Peter Bath .... thanks
Chris Billing .... thanks
Jeremy Clarke .... thanks
Melanie Cole .... special thanks
David Fine .... thanks
Alan Gardner .... special thanks
Andrea Gardner .... thanks
Glenn Hall .... special thanks (as Glen Hall)
Stephen Lawrence .... thanks
Darren Long .... thanks
Peter Lord .... special thanks
Lesley Manning .... thanks
Sara Mullock .... special thanks
Charles Patey .... thanks
Steve Rushton .... thanks (as Steven Rushton)
Alison Snowden .... thanks
David Sproxton .... special thanks
Richard Starzak .... special thanks (as Richard Goleszowski)
Roy Swift .... thanks
Cliff Thorne .... thanks

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23 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Nick Park originally wanted to voice Gromit.See more »
Continuity: When rushing to get in the ship the first time, Wallace kicks away the paint-stained ladder, which falls to the ground as they take off. Yet when they land on the moon, they use the same paint-stained ladder to get in and out of the ship.See more »
[a machine malfunctions]
Wallace:Well, what's wrong with this stupid...?
[it breaks down]
Wallace:[stunned slightly] Oh
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in "QI: Engineering (#5.1)" (2007)See more »
Wallace & Gromit ThemeSee more »


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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Great Short Film, Very Well Done, 22 August 2002
Author: LebowskiT1000 from Escondido, California, USA

Wallace And Gromit are excellent! The film is great, it's got some excellent comedy in the film. The story is a quite odd one, but nonetheless it's great. You can't take a short film like this seriously, it's all in good fun.

I think Nick Park and his crew did an excellent job with this film. I would definitely recommend this film to anyone and everyone, besides, it's only 20 minutes or so. After you watch this film, be sure to check out the other Wallace and Gromit films. If you really like this film and the others, be sure to check out "Chicken Run". Hope you enjoy the film, thanks for reading,


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