The BFG (2016)

 ●  English ● 1 hr 57 mins

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Sophie, the Queen of England and The Big Friendly Giant set out on an adventure to capture the evil, man-eating giants who have been invading the human world.

Cast: Bill Hader, Jemaine Clement, Mark Rylance, Rebecca Hall, Ruby Barnhill

Crew: Steven Spielberg (Director), Janusz Kaminski (Director of Photography), John Williams (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India), PG (Singapore)

Genres: Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Release Dates: 29 Jul 2016 (India), 18 Aug 2016 (Malaysia), 18 Aug 2016 (Singapore), 11 Aug 2016 (UAE)

Tagline: The world is more giant than you can imagine.

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Did you know? The BFG marks the first screenplay work by Melissa Mathison in almost 20 years, her previous script work being was Kundun. Read More
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as Bloodbottler
as Fleshlumpeater
as The BFG
as Mary
as Sophie
as Manhugger / Lout #1
as Palace Staff #3
as Footman Announcer
as Piper #1
as The Danish Boy
as Gizzardgulper / Late Night Walker
as General #1
as Bonecruncher / Lout #2
as Piper #6
as Piper #4
as Danish Driver's Wife
as Cook
as General #3
as English Palace Livery Footman
as Danish Father
as Air Force Military Aide
as Palace Staff #1
as Stoic Palace Livery Footman
as Childchewer / Pub Landlord
as Piper #7
as Orphan Girl #2
as Piper #2
as Orphan Girl #1 / Sophie Understudy
as Matron
as General #2
as Butcher Boy / Danish Driver
as Piper #3
as Palace Staff #4
as Meatdripper / Lout #3
as The Queen
as Mr. Tibbs
as Piper Drummer
as Danish Boy's Mother
as Householder
as Helicopter Pilot
as Palace Staff #2
as Piper #5
as Maidmasher / Cook


First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director


Screenplay Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Still Photographer
Key Grip
Camera Operator
Lighting Technician


Music Director
Music Label
Playback Singer
Music Editor


Sound Designer
Recording Studio
Sound Effects Editor
Sound Re-recording Mixer
Foley Artist
Boom Operator
Assistant Sound Re-recording Mixer


Casting Director
Casting Agency
Casting Associate
Voice Casting

Costume and Wardrobe

Costume Designer
Costume Supervisor
Costume Assistant


Assistant Editor

Makeup and Hair

Hair Stylist

Post Production

Post Production Supervisor

Special Effects

Special Effects Coordinator


Stunt Coordinator
Stunt Coordinator Assistant


Transportation Coordinator
Film Type:
Feature Film
Colour Info:
Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital
Frame Rate:
24 fps
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The world is more giant than you can imagine.
From the human beans that created E.T. and the author of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Matilda"
Spielberg and Williams had not worked together on Spielberg's previous movie "Bridge of Spies" and had only worked together three times in 42 years.

The BFG marks the reunion of director Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Melissa Mathison, following their earlier universally celebrated collaboration on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

John Madden was originally set to direct, but decided to focus on The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel instead but he remains involved in the production process as the executive producer.

The film also marks the first Walt Disney Pictures production since Dragonslayer to be co-produced by another major studio

This is the second adaptation of a Roald Dahl work which was distributed by Disney, after James and the Giant Peach had released twenty years ago

The BFG marks the first screenplay work by Melissa Mathison in almost 20 years, her previous script work being was Kundun.
Filming Start Date:
23 Mar 2015
Filming End Date:
12 Jun 2015
Movie Connection(s):
Dubbed into: The BFG (Hindi)
Dubbed into: The BFG (Tamil)
Dubbed into: The BFG (Telugu)