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The Wrong Trousers (1993)

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Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers.

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Plasticine animation of Wallace and Gromit, inventors of all manner of useful devices. Gromit (a dog) finds himself being pushed out of his room and home by a new lodger who is actually a ruthless criminal (and a small penguin). The penguin is planning a robbery and needs to use Wallace and his mechanical remote controlled trousers to pull off the raid. However, Gromit is wise to the penguin and comes to the rescue. Written by Rob Hartill

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From the Oscar-winning creator of Creature Comforts and A Grand Day Out. See more »


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Trivia

When Feathers sweats during the diamond heist, the animators needed a bigger model. The one used through the rest of the film was a lot smaller. See more »

Goofs

When Gromit is getting ready to go into the bathroom in the morning, Wallace passes him fully-clothed and says, "Lovely morning, Gromit." The next shot shows Wallace back in his bathrobe blow-drying his bald head. See more »

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[last lines]
Wallace: Ah, but I do like a bit of gorgonzola!
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits sequence, we see the Techno-Trousers in silhouette. See more »


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Wallace & Gromit Theme
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Performed by Platinum Themes Pro
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cracking good story
4 September 2001 | by (Burbank, CA) – See all my reviews

The best film of the Wallace and Gromit trilogy, and one of the greatest films, period. Nick Park and the animators at Aardman are some true talents and gifted storytellers. Nick Park has made some great clay stop motion cartoons before, such as Creature Comforts, but with The Wrong Trousers he really topped himself. The technical aspects of the movie are amazing. The noirish lighting, the attention to detail, the small jokes in the background, the camera compositions and the fluid animation (it doesn't have that herky-jerky look of most clay animated films) are awe-inspiring by themselves, but combined with such a witty story and appealing characters the result is something that truly deserves to be called a classic.


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