MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 637 this week

The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)

5.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 3,556 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 19 critic

One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 3 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 titles
created 25 May 2011
 
a list of 45 titles
created 13 Jul 2011
 
TL
a list of 28 titles
created 18 Oct 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 22 May 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 04 Jun 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)

The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996) on IMDb 5.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Adventures of Pinocchio.

User Polls

1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Pinocchio (TV Movie 1976)
Family | Fantasy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Directors: Ron Field, Sid Smith
Stars: Sandy Duncan, Danny Kaye, Clive Revill
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Directors: Ippei Kuri, Jim Terry
Stars: Danielle Romeo, Lacoya Newsome, Cindy Kozacik
Pinocchio (Video 1992)
Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When a small spark of magic escapes from the Blue Fairy's home, it travels down toy maker Gepetto's chimney, bringing one small log to life. Then, when Gepetto's toys stop being sold ... See full summary »

Stars: Cam Clarke, Jim Cummings, Jeannie Elias
Pinocchio (1940)
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

Directors: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, and 5 more credits »
Stars: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Pinocchio and his friends, a glow worm and a marionette, search for a magic music box. However, so is the evil Scalawag and the Emperor of the Night.

Director: Hal Sutherland
Stars: Edward Asner, Tom Bosley, Lana Beeson
Tom and Huck (1995)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A mischievous young boy, Tom Sawyer (Jonathan Taylor Thomas),witnesses a murder by the deadly Injun Joe. Tom becomes friends with Huckleberry Finn (Brad Renfro), a boy with no future and no... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hewitt
Stars: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Brad Renfro, Charles Rocket
The Adventures of Pinocchio (TV Mini-Series 1972)
Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Andrea Balestri, Nino Manfredi, Gina Lollobrigida
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A college student experiences difficulty in getting home for Christmas after being hazed by his friends. While struggling to get home in time for Christmas, he learns quite a bit about ... See full summary »

Director: Arlene Sanford
Stars: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Jessica Biel, Adam LaVorgna
Pinocchio (1967)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Directors: Walter Beck, Ron Merk
Stars: Martin Flörchinger, Alfred Müller, Martin Hellberg
Rat (2000)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A woman becomes furious when her husband arrives home from the local pub and turns into a rat.

Director: Steve Barron
Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Imelda Staunton, Frank Kelly
Pinocchio's Christmas (TV Movie 1980)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

It's Pinocchio's first Christmas, and he sells the book Geppetto gives him for present money, but Cat and Fox trick him out of it. So, Pinocchio becomes part of a (Christmas) Marionette ... See full summary »

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Alan King, George S. Irving, Bob McFadden
Pinocchio (TV Movie 2008)
Adventure | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The enchanted story of Pinocchio.

Director: Alberto Sironi
Stars: Robbie Kay, Alessandro Gassman, Violante Placido
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Pinocchio (voice)
...
Leona
...
...
Felinet
...
...
...
Pastry shop baker
...
Baker's wife
Richard Claxton ...
Saleo
Griff Rhys Jones ...
Tino
...
Professor
Jean-Claude Drouot ...
Magistrate
...
Foreman
Teco Celio ...
Henchman
Edit

Storyline

One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you the adventures on which he learns valuable lessons. Written by Peter Huiskes <huiskes@westbrabant.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A new angle on the classic tale... and that's no lie! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

| | | |

Language:

|

Release Date:

26 July 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

JPY 39,648,400 (Japan) (20 December 1996)

Gross:

JPY 132,354,100 (Japan) (17 January 1997)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD edition)

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Wallace Shawn was originally set to voice Pepe but was taken over by David Doyle, though the trailer for the film features Pepe with Shawn's voice and Shawn is even credited in the trailer. See more »

Quotes

Gepetto, the Puppet Mason: Excuse me, but haven't you two got a pushcart to rob?
Volpe: We've already done that.
See more »

Connections

Version of Pinocchio See more »

Soundtracks

Pinocchio's Evolution
Composed by Stevie Wonder
Performed by Geppetto's Workshop
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

No strings attached
24 October 2003 | by (Houston, TX, CSA) – See all my reviews

This is a lavish, sumptuously-mounted version of the classic story. Great costumes and location work, with Prague as 18th-century Italy. Top-notch FX: Pinocchio himself; Pepe (not Jiminy) Cricket; a hUge, whale-like sea monster; boys morphing into jackasses.

Good cast: Martin Landau (fresh from his Oscar-winning portrayal of Lugosi in "Ed Wood") as Gepetto; Genevieve Bujold, whom I hadn't seen in ages (and who is aging very nicely), as his long-term love interest; Udo Kier as the heavy; plus an assortment of other character actors mostly unknown to me.

Altogether well-done, its only drawbacks being a couple of lame songs, plus occasional slapstick for the kiddies. And it must be admitted, the Diz cartoon is a tough act to follow.


7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Umm...Am I the only one here AMAZED by the music done by Rachel portman? Beatty003
Any One Else Feel... TheMovieKing4
This is the only movie that has ever flat out made me cry... moviemonster92
Released in UK on DVD Thorpe89
Whale monster? mjwatts1
What? Why is the rating for this so low?! Copaface
Discuss The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?