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The Wrong Trousers -- The Wrong Trousers reunites Wallace & Gromit, the much loved stars of Nick's Oscar-nominated A Grand Day Out in a raucous roller coaster ride of discovery and invention. A villainous penguin and a pair of automated techno-trousers are the catalysts for an hilarious comedy thriller as our plasticine heroes are plunged into one of their wildest adventures!

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Director:
Writers:
Nick Park (written by) &
Bob Baker (written by) ...
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Release Date:
17 December 1993 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
From the Oscar-winning creator of Creature Comforts and A Grand Day Out. See more »
Plot:
Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 10 wins See more »
User Reviews:
cracking good story See more (89 total) »

Cast

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Peter Sallis ... Wallace (voice)

Directed by
Nick Park 
 
Writing credits
Nick Park (written by) &
Bob Baker (written by)

Brian Sibley (additional contributions by)

Nick Park (characters)

Produced by
Peter Lord .... executive producer
Christopher Moll .... producer
Colin Rose .... executive producer: BBC
Peter Salmon .... executive producer: BBC
David Sproxton .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Julian Nott 
 
Film Editing by
Helen Garrard 
 
Art Direction by
Yvonne Fox 
 
Production Management
Peter Thornton .... production manager
 
Art Department
Geoff Bevins .... characters & props
Trisha Budd .... characters & props
Tim Farrington .... scenic artist
Richard Higgs .... graphic design
Phil Lewis .... assistant art director: sets
Johnny Parsons .... characters & props (as John Parsons)
Jan Sanger .... characters & props
Ian Whitlock .... assistant art director: props
John Wright .... characters & props
 
Sound Department
Harvey Lilley .... dialogue dubbing editor
Bill Morgan .... sound effects recording
Adrian Rhodes .... dubbing editor
Joss Sanglier .... adr recordist
Jack Stew .... foley artist
Aad Wirtz .... dubbing mixer
Chris Nuttall .... post-sound assistant (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Zachary Bloom .... scanning and recording: Framestore
Craig Chandler .... optical effects
Peter Wignall .... optical effects supervisor
Tony Willis .... effects cameraman (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tristan Oliver .... photography
Dave Alex Riddett .... photography
 
Animation Department
Steve Box .... animation
Tom Gasek .... additional animator
Arril Johnson .... additional animator
Peter Lord .... additional animator
Nick Park .... animation
Peter Thornton .... additional animator
 
Editorial Department
Tamsin Parry .... trainee assistant editor
Jason Wheeler .... negative cutter (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Nic Raine .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Simon Rhodes .... music scoring mixer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jason Marshall .... production assistant
Brian Sibley .... additional contributor
 

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30 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby (as Dolby Stereo)

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Trivia:
In an effort to get Gromit out of the house, the penguin plays very loud music. One tune is "How Much is That Doggie in the Window?" and another is "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the 'Ole Oaktree" which indicates that he's just been released from prison.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Gromit cuts out a piece of the box so he can spy on Feathers McGraw. When McGraw walks away later, the piece of the box is gone.See more »
Quotes:
Wallace:They're techno-trousers, ex-NASA, fantastic for walkies!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Finding Nemo (2003)See more »
Soundtrack:
Happy TalkSee more »

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21 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
cracking good story, 4 September 2001
Author: Markc65 from Burbank, CA

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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