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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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Release Date:
17 December 1993 (USA) See more »
From the Oscar-winning creator of Creature Comforts and A Grand Day Out. See more »
Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Won Oscar. Another 12 wins See more »
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Very funny See more (89 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

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)
John Philip Sousa .... music: "The Honors March " (uncredited)
Other crew
Jason Marshall .... production assistant
Brian Sibley .... additional contributor

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
30 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby (as Dolby Stereo)

Did You Know?

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 »
Continuity: When looking at the calendar, Gromit suddenly has a watch on his right arm. It is not seen before or afterwards.See more »
Wallace:Ah, well, it's no use prevaricating about the bush...See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in A Close Shave (1995)See more »
The Honors MarchSee more »


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14 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Very funny, 22 January 2004
Author: rbverhoef ( from The Hague, Netherlands

Together with 'Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave' and 'Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out' this is one of the funniest things I have seen. The clay animation looks great, the stories are very ingenious and the jokes are great. If you get a chance to see this, please do so. You will have a great time.

I guess this one is the best from the three, although 'A Close Shave' comes close. You must see all three of them anyway, so it doesn't really matter.

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