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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

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


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

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

Followed by The Gruffalo's Child (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

The Forest
(uncredited)
Performed by René Aubry
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The triumph of imagination over threat.
28 September 2018 | by nancyldraperSee all my reviews

The triumph of imagination over threat. A well known child's book by Julia Donaldson brought to full life. Beautifully animated, filling out the whimsy behind the words. Favourite actors lending their voice talents. Rene Aubry's music captures the tone of the story perfectly. Wit, texture and warmth, well worthy of the prestigious award attention given it. I give this film an 8 (clever) out of 10. {Animated Short}


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