See the world from a kid's-eye view with Matilda, a modern fairytale that mixes hilarious humor with the magical message of love. Mrs. Doubtfire's Mara Wilson stars as Matilda, a super-smart little girl who's woefully misunderstood by her parents (Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman), her brother, and an evil school principal. But with the help of a brave best friend and a wonderful teacher, Matilda discovers she doesn't have to get mad to get even.

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Matilda (1996)

PG

Family/Fantasy/Comedy · 1h 38m · 8/2/1996

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A little magic goes a long way

Description

See the world from a kid's-eye view with Matilda, a modern fairytale that mixes hilarious humor with the magical message of love. Mrs. Doubtfire's Mara Wilson stars as Matilda, a super-smart little girl who's woefully misunderstood by her parents (Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman), her brother, and an evil school principal. But with the help of a brave best friend and a wonderful teacher, Matilda discovers she doesn't have to get mad to get even.

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

TriStar Pictures, Jersey Films

Budget

$36,000,000

Revenue

$62,100,000
Part Of
Cast
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Mara Wilson

Matilda
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Danny DeVito

Mr. Wormwood / Narrator
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Rhea Perlman

Mrs. Wormwood
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Embeth Davidtz

Miss Honey
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Pam Ferris

Trunchbull
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Paul Reubens

FBI Agent
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Tracey Walter

FBI Agent
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Brian Levinson

Michael
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Jean Speegle Howard

Miss Phelps
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Sara Magdalin

Matilda, 4 Years
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R.D. Robb

Roy
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Gregory R. Goliath

Luther (as Goliath Gregory)
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Fred Parnes

Waiter
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Kiami Davael

Lavender
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Leor Livneh Hackel

Julius Rottwinkle
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Jacqueline Steiger

Amanda Thripp
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Jimmy Karz

Bruce Bogtrotter
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Michael Valentine

Nigel Hicks
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Liam Kearns

Charles
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Mark Watson

Magnus
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Kira Spencer Cook

Hortensia (as Kira Spencer Hesser)
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J.C. Alexander

Nearby Boy
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Malone Brinton

Older Boy
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Marion Dugan

Cookie
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Joshua Alvarez

Child at Assembly
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Max E. Blum

Child at Assembly
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Erin M. Gray

Child at Assembly
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Misty L. Oppenheim

Child at Assembly
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Christopher Shepard Hughes

Child at Assembly
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Rachel Snow

Liza
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Craig Lamar Traylor

Child in Classroom
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Jennifer Key

Child in Classroom
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Marty Bautista

Child in Classroom
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Anthony Hernandez

Child in Classroom
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Raina Cease

Child in Classroom
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Jonathan Osser

Child in Classroom (as Jonathan Cease)
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Vinnie Buffolino

Child in Classroom
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Marcella Sassano

Child in Classroom
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Johnny Thomas III

Child in Classroom
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Shannon Hughes

Child in Classroom
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Christel Khalil

Child in Classroom
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Cassie Colaw

Child in Classroom
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Austin Stout

Child in Classroom
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Cindy Tran

Child in Classroom
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Jonathan Feyer

Child in Classroom
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Alyssa Graham

Matilda - Newborn
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Amanda Graham

Matilda - Newborn
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Trevor Gallagher

Matilda - Newborn
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James Gallagher

Matilda - Newborn
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Kayla Fredericks

Matilda - 9 Months
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Kelsey Fredericks

Matilda - 9 Months
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Amanda Fein

Matilda - Toddler
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Caitlin Fein

Matilda - Toddler
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Nicholas Cox

Michael - 6 Years
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Amanda Summers

Miss Honey - 2 Years
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Kristyn Summers

Miss Honey - 2 Years (as Kristin Summers)
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Phoebe Pearl

Miss Honey - 5 Years
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Kathy Barbour

Female Sticky Contestant #1 (as Kathy Lynn Barbour)
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Donna Spangler

Million $ Sticky Showgirl
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Marianne Curan

Female Sticky Contestant #2
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Penny Holland

Female Sticky Contestant #3
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Richard E. Coe

Male Sticky Contestant
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Sabrina Bryan

Girl (uncredited)
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Trevor Coppola

Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
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Simon Jones

Shellhammer (uncredited)
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Jon Lovitz

Million $ Sticky Host (uncredited)
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Katelyn Rosen

Baby Matilda (uncredited)
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Zoey Rosen

Baby Matilda (uncredited)
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Christopher Villar

Child at Assembly (uncredited)
Crew
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Danny DeVito

Director
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Roald Dahl

Writer
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Nicholas Kazan

Writer
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Robin Swicord

Writer
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Liccy Dahl

Producer
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Danny DeVito

Producer
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Michael Shamberg

Producer
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Stacey Sher

Producer
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David Newman

Music
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Stefan Czapsky

Cinematograpy
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Lynzee Klingman

Editor
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Brent White

Editor
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Philip Toolin

Art
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Rick Kline

Sound
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Donald O. Mitchell

Sound
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Frank A. Montaño

Sound
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Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Matilda

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

1/20/2004

$6.07 -$3.92 (39%)

Disc Title Front Cover

Matilda

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

12/3/2013

$12.99 -$2.00 (13%)

Disc Title Front Cover

Matilda

(4K Ultra HD, SteelBook)

9/5/2023

$24.52 -$21.47 (47%)

Disc Title Front Cover

Matilda

(DVD)

6/7/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

Matilda

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

8/5/1997

Disc Title Front Cover

Matilda

(4K Ultra HD)

Disc Title Front Cover

Matilda

(DVD)

8/6/1997

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