PG certificateMatilda is a Film programme that first aired in 1996 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Matilda is a 3 star programme

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Matilda (1996)

Directed by
Danny DeVito

Black comedy based on Roald Dahl's novel about a young girl with magical powers. Matilda's parents are so obsessed with game shows that they fail to notice their daughter's genius. Instead, they send her to a prison-like boarding school where the fearsome headmistress makes Matilda's life even more of a misery. There she discovers her magical abilities and sets out to get even with the grown-ups who have mistreated her.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 110 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1996

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Mara Wilson...Matilda Wormwood
Image for Danny DeVitoDanny DeVito...Harry Wormwood
Rhea Perlman...Zinnia Wormwood
Embeth Davidtz...Miss Jennifer 'Jenny' Honey
Image for Pam FerrisPam Ferris...Agatha Trunchbull
Paul Reubens...FBI Agent Bob
Tracey Walter...FBI Agent Bill
Brian Levinson...Michael 'Mikey' Wormwood
Jean Speegle Howard...Miss Phelps
Sara Magdalin...Matilda at 4 Years
R.D. Robb...Roy
Gregory R. Goliath...Luther
Fred Parnes...Waiter
Kiami Davael...Lavender
Leor Livneh Hackel...Julius Rottwinkle