Synopsis: Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie's presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Elizabeth to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all.
Director(s): Steven Spielberg
Production: Walt Disney Pictures
  4 wins & 20 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
117 min

It was the witching hour

when they go out to hunt.

When people disappear.

Matthew believes the witching

hour now arrives at midnight.

The girls say 1 am.

I think it comes at 3 in the morning,

when I'm the only one still awake

As usual.

Like now.


They're drunk all of you!

You could go?

There are children trying to sleep.

Hi. miss. Do not tell Miss!

I'll call the police I will

Never leave the bed.

Never go to the window.

And never look back...


Never leave the bed, never go to the window

and never look behind the curtain!

You do not have to go

unless you have wings

I'm hungry I'm starving.

Where I am?

In the Land of the Giants.

Surely we are very far away.

Yes, it was a distance.

What was that? What was that?


There are more than yours?

Flesh-eating, Machaca-bones.

Chews-hugging men-children, Chorrea-meat,

Traga-maidens sweetbreads Smasher

Bottler blood. Bottler blood?

If and butcher.

The butcher.

Please do not eat me.


You think because I'm a giant

man-eating'm a cannibal.

I? Eat a human Jewish? Please!

Never would.

So, who are you?

What kind of monster are you?

You misjudge me.

I kidnapped.

Well, then you judge me well.

Finally, do not steal to eat.

After all, you're just a little.

I can not help thinking what your

poor mother and father should...

I have no mother or father


They died when I was a baby

So you're an orphan?

Yes. you took me to an orphanage.

You did not know?

I did not know that.

Were you happy there?

I do not hate it

The lady who runs it is incompetent and

It has crazy rules and punish you very much.

How do you punish?

You locked in a dark cellar.

There are rats down there.

Dirty old witch.

The other giants

They are kind like you?

No, I regret to say that the

guys would eat you alive bite.

More than 24 feet,

the population of the Land of Giants

And that's where you are.

In the Land of the Giants now.

But why did you bring me here?

Why you took me?

I had to take

Because the first thing you

would do would spread the news

you actually saw a giant.

And then there would be a big fuss.

And all human beans would be

looking for the giant dresses

all excited,

and then I would be locked up in a cage

to look at me with all the noisy

hypo-fat and crocodiles and giraffes.

And then there would be a huge

hunt for all the guys giants

I will not say

Nobody would listen to me anyway.

I am an unreliable Nina.

If you would.

I would not do it.

If you would. I would not do it.

If you would. I would not do it!

You would say to everyone

probably in the speaker box TV

and radio squeaky

I will not say. I will never do it.

Please take me home.

I'm scared, I want to go home.



You just have to stay here with me.

For the rest of our lives

You mean my life.

For the rest of my life.

Hey, do not you cold?


I'm going to escape.

Listen out. Listen, you.

I warn you.

Never leave the cave without me you.

Or will your poor little purpose.

Your stop me. I escapeth 1000 times

I have instincts.

Instincts. I thought that humans had brains,

but you're not ready I can not stop.

These giant swallow you

like a piece of pumpkin pie.

It is not pumpkin pie pumpkin pie.

And giraffes are giraffes.

Crocodiles are crocodiles

and hypo-fat are hippos.

I can not help but say some strange things.

I can not be right all the time.

Most of the time I left

instead of the right.

Sorry, I did not mean to be rude.

Good. the words sometimes say what you mean

and sometimes two different things.

What were you reading?

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Melissa Mathison

Melissa Marie Mathison was an American film and television screenwriter and an activist for Tibetan freedom. more…

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