animated movie James and the Giant Peach © Disney
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James and the Giant Peach

James' happy life at the English seaside is rudely ended when his parents are killed by a rhinoceros and he goes to live with his two horrid aunts. After saving the life of a spider he comes into possession of magic boiled crocodile tongues, from which an enormous peach starts to grow in the garden. Venturing inside he meets not only the spider but a number of other new insect friends who help him with his plan to try and get to New York City.

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James lives in a miserable world, having a miserable life with his nasty aunts. One day a stranger shows up and gives him a bag of mysterious, glowing magic...
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The story concerns a boy named James Henry Trotter, who is forced to live with his cruel aunts Spiker and Sponge after his parents are eaten by a rhino. But...
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This is just one of those movies I have to wrinkle my nose at, for one reason or another. James and the Giant Peach, to me, has always seemed sort...
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Many people love Nightmare Before Christmas, and I do as well. But in my own eyes, the 1996 feature James and The Giant Peach was more of an enjoyment. It...
Created by: Disney
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Paul Terry ... James
Simon Callow ... Grasshopper
Richard Dreyfuss ... Centipede
Jane Leeves ... Ladybug
Miriam Margolyes ... The Glowworm
Susan Sarandon ... Spider
David Thewlis ... Earthworm
Joanna Lumley ... Aunt Spiker
Directed by: Henry Selick
Produced by: Tim Burton and Denise Di Novi
Executive Producers: Jake Eberts
Musical Score by: Randy Newman
Writing Credits: Karey Kirkpatrick, Jonathan Roberts and Steve Bloom
Based on: the novel by Roald Dahl
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