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The Gruffalo (2009)

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A cunning mouse goes for a walk in the forest, and outwits a succession of predators.

Directors:

Max Lang, Jakob Schuh

Writers:

Julia Donaldson (book), Axel Scheffler (book) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Helena Bonham Carter ... Mother Squirrel (voice)
James Corden ... Mouse (voice)
Tom Wilkinson ... Fox (voice)
John Hurt ... Owl (voice)
Rob Brydon ... Snake (voice)
Robbie Coltrane ... Gruffalo (voice)
Sam Lewis Sam Lewis ... First Little Squirrel (voice)
Phoebe Givron-Taylor ... Second Little Squirrel (voice)
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Storyline

A cunning mouse goes for a walk in the forest, and outwits a succession of predators.

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mouse | snake | owl | fox | forest | See All (21) »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Helena Bonham Carter, Sir John Hurt, and Robbie Coltrane appeared in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010). See more »

Connections

Featured in The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011) See more »

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The Fox
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Performed by René Aubry
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Too short perhaps, but superb all the same
8 January 2011 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I absolutely loved The Gruffalo. It is a little too short, but all the same it is still superb. The animation is beautiful, very true to the illustrations of the book, plus the characters are well modelled and move convincingly and the backgrounds and colours are ravishing. The story is cute and charming, simple it is, but simple as in a good way. The dialogue is always amusing, it is done in rhyme and bounces along with no problem at all. The pace is brisk and the characters like the story are simple but still engaging. The voice cast are all solid across the board as well. So overall, just superb, if it had been a tad longer it would have been perfection. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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