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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

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:

The Gruffalo See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

There is a Gruffalo ride at Chessington Adventure Park. It is a gentle river ride through the story, touching on every element in the story. Everything there looks like it has been taken directly out of the movie. See more »

Connections

Featured in Greatest Animated Movies (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

The Fox
(uncredited)
Performed by René Aubry
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Superb Animation!
15 September 2010 | by ichocolatSee all my reviews

The only gripe I have about this film is that this animation is too short, as I had so much time watching it! The animation is superb, and every minute detail is taken into consideration. Certainly it involves a team of dedicated people, who do not do things just for the sake of doing it.

It is nominated for BAFTA awards, and it is very surprising that the film didn't get any awards for its astounding job.

I like the way the narrator makes the story to rhyme. And even though it is repetitive, it does not bother me.

A good full marks for this great short animation!


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