The BFG (2016 movie)

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The BFG (titled onscreen as Roald Dahl's The BFG) is a 2016 American fantasy adventure movie directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, written by Melissa Mathison and based on Roald Dahl’s 1982 novel of the same name.

The movie stars Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall, and Bill Hader.

This is Spielberg's first movie for Walt Disney Pictures.[1]

The movie was released in the United States in Disney Digital 3-D, RealD 3D, and IMAX 3D[2] on July 1, 2016.

The movie received positive reviews, but only made $183 million against its $140 million budget making it a box-office bomb.[3][4][5]

Release dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 Albania 30 June 2016
 Australia 30 June 2016
 Azerbaijan 30 June 2016
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 30 June 2016
 Belarus 30 June 2016
 Colombia 30 June 2016
 Cyprus 30 June 2016
 Czech Republic 30 June 2016
 Georgia 30 June 2016
 Greece 30 June 2016
 Croatia 30 June 2016
 Israel 30 June 2016
 Kazakhstan 30 June 2016
 North Macedonia 30 June 2016
 Mexico 30 June 2016
 Malaysia 30 June 2016
 Serbia 30 June 2016
 Russia 30 June 2016
 Ukraine 30 June 2016
 Canada 1 July 2016
 Estonia 1 July 2016
 Finland 1 July 2016
 Lithuania 1 July 2016
 Poland 1 July 2016
 Turkey 1 July 2016
 United States 1 July 2016
 Portugal 7 July 2016
 Slovakia 7 July 2016
 Thailand 7 July 2016
 Spain 8 July 2016
 Argentina 14 July 2016
 Belgium 20 July 2016
 France 20 July 2016
 Netherlands 20 July 2016
 Germany 21 July 2016
 Denmark 21 July 2016
 United Kingdom 22 July 2016
 Ireland 22 July 2016
 Sweden 22 July 2016
 Vietnam 22 July 2016
 Brazil 28 July 2016
 Peru 28 July 2016
 India 29 July 2016
 Slovenia 30 July 2016
 Norway 5 August 2016
 Philippines 10 August 2016
 Chile 11 August 2016
 Hong Kong 11 August 2016
 Kuwait 11 August 2016
 Lebanon 11 August 2016
 Taiwan 11 August 2016
 Uruguay 11 August 2016
 Singapore 18 August 2016
 Hungary 25 August 2016
 Indonesia 2 September 2016
 Romania 2 September 2016
 Cambodia 8 September 2016
 Bulgaria 16 September 2016
 Japan 17 September 2016
 China 14 October 2016
 Italy 30 December 2016

References[change | change source]

  1. Masters, Kim (June 15, 2016). "Steven Spielberg on DreamWorks' Past, Amblin's Present and His Own Future". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 27, 2016.
  2. "The BFG". IMAX. Retrieved July 18, 2016.
  3. Lang, Brent (July 3, 2016). "'The BFG' Flops: Has Steven Spielberg Lost His Blockbuster Touch?". Variety. Retrieved July 18, 2016.
  4. McClintock, Pamela (July 3, 2016). "Box Office: Steven Spielberg's 'BFG' Equals Big Failed Gamble in U.S." The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  5. McNary, Dave (July 4, 2016). "'Finding Dory' Keeps Holiday Box Office Bright; 'The BFG' Fizzles2016". Variety.