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Matilda / TriStar Pictures presents a Jersey Films production ; produced by Danny DeVito ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Nicholas Kazan & Robin Swicord ; directed by Danny DeVito.

DeVito, Danny (Added Author). Perlman, Rhea. (Added Author). Davidtz, Embeth, 1966- (Added Author). Wilson, Mara. (Added Author). Kazan, Nicholas. (Added Author). Swicord, Robin. (Added Author). Dahl, Roald. Matilda. (Added Author). Tri-Star Pictures (Added Author). Jersey Films. (Added Author). Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Embeth Davidtz, Mara Wilson. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 52 of 72 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

2 current holds with 72 total copies.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID MAT DVD (Text) 34207001854919 DVDs-Adult Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch DVD MAT (Text) 34207002092394 DVDs, Adult Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron DVD 2051 (Text) 75253000047844 DVD/Family Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria FANTASY MAT (Text) 37521530637885 AMPL Adult DVD Fantasy Checked out 06/21/2018
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews DVD 46230 MAT (Text) 73351000046230 DVDs Available -
Attica PL - Attica F MAT DVD (Text) 74231000109456 AV Area Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler jDVD j300 (Text) 34044000887891 DVD Children's Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown YADVD MATILDA (Text) 79361000051429 Young Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola DVD (Text) 33118000172309 Adult: DVD Checked out 06/23/2018
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville J DVD 812 MAT (Text) 76895000200859 2nd Floor Children's Audio Visual Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1404936289
  • ISBN: 1404936289
  • ISBN: 9781404936287
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1996.
Based on the book by Roald Dahl.
Special features: Matilda the movie read-along [slide show]; Matilda's movie magic [featurette] (16 min.); A children's guide to good manners [featurette] (3 min.); Escape to the library! [featurette] (6 min.); My movie about making Matilda by Mara Wilson [featurette] (7 min.); A truly terrible test! [interactive feature]; Classroom games [interactive feature]; Get rid of Miss Trunchbull! trivia game [interactive feature]; Make magic with Matilda! [interactive feature]; Terrify the Trunchbull! [interactive feature]; Matilda the movie character gallery [slide show]; Trailers (6 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, David Newman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Embeth Davidtz, Mara Wilson.
Summary, etc.:
Matilda is a super-smart little girl who is woefully ignored and ridiculed by her self-centered parents. They send her to a school with a mean, bullying principal, where she learns she has special powers that can help her, her friends, and her kind and gentle teacher.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG, for elements of exaggerated meanness and ridicule and for some mild language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
Includes French and Spanish dubbed versions and subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned.
Subject: Gifted children > Drama.
Teacher-student relationships > Drama.
Parent and child > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Children's films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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