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Hansel and Gretel (1987)

Based on the fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm. Hansel and Gretel are abandoned after the famine strike in the village and where Hansel and Gretel are later trapped in the deceptively ... See full summary »

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Len Talan

Writers:

Jacob Grimm (story), Wilhelm Grimm (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
David Warner ... Father
Hugh Pollard Hugh Pollard ... Hansel
Nicola Stapleton ... Gretel
Emily Richard Emily Richard ... Mother
Cloris Leachman ... Griselda The Witch
Susie Miller Susie Miller ... Marta
Eugene Kline Eugene Kline ... Farmer
Warren Feigin Warren Feigin ... Baker
Josh Buland Josh Buland ... Baker's Boy
Lutuf Nouasser ... Blacksmith
Beatrice Shimshoni Beatrice Shimshoni ... Ribbon Lady
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Storyline

Based on the fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm. Hansel and Gretel are abandoned after the famine strike in the village and where Hansel and Gretel are later trapped in the deceptively decorated house of the witch Griselda who wishes to fatten Hansel so that he may be baked into a delicious gingerbread treat. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Sugar and spice... and a witch who's not so nice! See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cannon Movie Tales: Hansel and Gretel See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Golan-Globus Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Was originally to be filmed in Budapest, Hungary. See more »

Crazy Credits

A gingerbread man is shown on the left side of the screen during the end credits. At the very end, he winks at the audience. See more »

Connections

Version of Hansel and Gretel (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh, What A Day
Music by Engelbert Humperdinck
from opera "Hänsel und Gretel"
Music Adaption by Michael Cohen
Lyrics by Enid Futterman
Performed by David Warner
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The best fairy tale movie ever!

okay, this movie is freaking awesome! It's like the best movie ever. I watched it everyday for a week. The story-line is captivating, I laughed and cried. My favorite character was the father, he was funny and smart. I especially liked the song "raise your hands" and I even sing along with my little brother. I like the scene in the town because it was very realistic, the bakers son and the guy who dances with the children made me smile. It made me wish I was in the fairy tale. The witch was also a very good actress, she was scary and very angry sometimes. People should make more movies as exciting as this one!

If you want to see the best movie in the world, you will watch Hansel and Gretel!


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