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General Details

  • Runtime: 98 minutes / 102 minutes (USA)
  • Sound Mix: Dolby
  • Color: Technicolor
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
  • Produced by: TriStar Pictures / Jersey Films
  • Distributed by: Sony Pictures Entertainment / TriStar Pictures

Awards

  • Nominated for 1997 Saturn Awards (USA)
    • Best Performance by a Younger Actor – Mara Wilson
      • Lost to Sling Blade – Lucas Black
    • Best Fantasy Film
      • Lost to Dragonheart
    • Best Supporting Actress – Pam Ferris
      • Lost to Star Trek: First Contact – Alice Krige
  • Nominated for 1997 Golden Satellite Awards (USA)
    • Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical – Danny DeVito
      • Lost to Jerry Maguire – Cuba Gooding Jr.

Cast

Credits order:

  • Mara Wilson as Matilda
  • Danny DeVito as Mr. Wormwood
  • Rhea Perlman as Mrs. Wormwood
  • Embeth Davidtz as Miss Honey
  • Pam Ferris as Trunchbull
  • Paul Reubens as FBI Agent
  • Tracey Walter as FBI Agent
  • Brian Levinson as Michael
  • Jean Speegle Howard as Miss Phelps
  • Sara Magdalin as Matilda, 4 years
  • R.D. Robb as Roy
  • Gregory R. Goliath as Luther
  • Fred Parnes as Waiter
  • Kiami Davael as Lavender
  • Leor Livneh Hackel as Julius Rottwinkle
  • Jacqueline Steiger as Amanda Thripp
  • Jimmy Karz as Bruce Bogtrotter
  • Michael Valentine as Nigel Hicks
  • Liam Kearns as Charles
  • Mark Watson as Magnus
  • Kira Spencer Hesser as Hortensia
  • J.C. Alexander as Nearby Boy
  • Malone Brinton as Older Boy
  • Marion Dugan as Cookie
  • Joshua Alvarez as Child at Assembly
  • Max E. Blum as Child at Assembly
  • Erin M. Gray as Child at Assembly
  • Misty L. Oppenheim as Child at Assembly
  • Christopher Shepard Hughes as Child at Assembly
  • Rachel Lena Snow as Liza
  • Craig Lamar Traylor as Child in Classroom
  • Jennifer Key as Child in Classroom
  • Marty Bautista as Child in Classroom
  • Anthony Hernandez as Child in Classroom
  • Raina Cease as Child in Classroom
  • Jonathan Osser as Child in Classroom
  • Vinnie Buffolino as Child in Classroom
  • Marcella Sassano as Child in Classroom
  • Johnny Thomas III as Child in Classroom
  • Shannon Hughes as Child in Classroom
  • Christel Khalil as Child in Classroom
  • Cassie Colaw as Child in Classroom
  • Austin Stout as Child in Classroom
  • Cindy Tran as Child in Classroom
  • Jonathan Feyer as Child in Classroom
  • Alissa Graham as Newborn Matilda
  • Amanda Graham as Newborn Matilda
  • Trevor Gallagher as Newborn Matilda
  • James Gallagher as Newborn Matilda
  • Kayla Fredericks as Matilda, 9 months
  • Kelsey Fredericks as Matilda, 9 months
  • Amanda Fein as Matilda, Toddler
  • Caitlin Fein as Matilda, Toddler
  • Nicholas Cox as Michael, 6 years
  • Amanda Summers as Miss Honey, 2 years
  • Kristin Summers as Miss Honey, 2 years
  • Phoebe Pearl as Miss Honey, 5 years
  • Kathy Lynn Barbour as Female Sticky Contestant #1
  • Donna Spangler as Million $ Sticky Showgirl
  • Marianne Curan as Female Sticky Contestant #2
  • Penny Holland as Female Sticky Contestant #3
  • Richard E. Coe as Million $ Sticky Contestant

Remaining cast listed alphabetically:

  • Sabrina Bryan as Girl
  • Trevor Coppola as Restaurant Patron
  • Simon Jones as Shellhammer
  • Jon Lovitz as Million $ Sticky Host
  • Christopher Villar as Child at Assembly

Crew

  • Director: Danny DeVito
  • Writers: Roald Dahl (book), Nicholas Kazan (screenplay), Robin Swicord (screenplay)
  • Music by: David Newman
  • Film Editing by: Lynzee Klingman, Brent White
  • Cinematography by: Stefan Czapsky
  • Production Design by: Bill Brzeski
  • Costume Design by: Jane Ruhm
  • Produced by: Martin Bregman (executive producer), Liccy Dahl (producer), Danny DeVito (producer), Nicholas Kazan (co-producer), Joshua Levinson (associate producer), Michael Peyser (executive producer), Michael Shamberg (producer), Stacey Sher (producer), Robin Swicord (co-producer)

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