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]

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.