Matilda Wormwood is an exquisite and intelligent little girl. Unfortunately, Matilda is misunderstood by her family because she is very different from their ways of life. As time passes, Matilda finally starts school that has a kindly teacher, loyal friends and a sadistic principal. As she gets fed up with the constant cruelty, Matilda begins to realize that she has a gift of telekinetic powers. After some days of practice, Matilda suddenly turns the tables to stand up to her parents and outwit the principal.Written by
This was Danny DeVito's first experience with filming in the Super 35 format on a movie that he directed. See more »
When Harry is gluing the bumper back on the car, in the first shot he smears the glue on. But in the next the glue is perfectly even. See more »
[on the phone, yells]
Wormwood! You useless, used-car-salesman scum! I want you around here now with another car! Yes, I know what caveat emptor means, you lowlife liar! I'm gonna sue you, I'm gonna burn down your shop! I'm gonna take that no-good jalopy you sold me and shove it up your bazooka! When I'm finished with you, you're gonna look like roadkill! You what? Oh, y -
[she notices that the chocolate box lid is opened and hangs up]
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The opening and closing credits are displayed over various colored backgrounds. See more »
Freeform and TBS airings strangely have the 1993 TriStar Pictures logo replaced by the 1984 TriStar Pictures logo. See more »
Little Bitty Pretty One
Written by Bobby Day (as Robert Byrd)
Performed by Thurston Harris
Courtesy of EMI Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets See more »
a great family movie we are missing these days ?
I am 33 years old while I am writing these words, and I must admit I am fully enjoyed watching this movie despite this movie was made for kids and despite my age as I referred in the beginning. every thing was perfect . the simple wonderful story , the great acting specially from MARA , that was amazing , that's a kind of movies we are missing these days . my advice to all go watch this , you will not regret.
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