Matilda6.6 out of10 (worst is 0)based on41113 ratings.

A little magic goes a long way.

Year: 1996
Country: USA
Release date: 20 March 1997
Genres: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Stars: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson
Directors: Danny DeVito
Runtime: 98min
Plot: Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.
MPAA Rating: PG
User Rating: 6.6/10 based on 41113 votes.


A grouchy couple are parents to a very sweet girl, Matilda. Unlike her bratty brother and mean parents, Matilda becomes a very sweet and extremely intelligent girl, who is very keen to go to school and read books. After a while, her parents send her to school with the worst principal in the world, a very sweet teacher, and good friends. While trying to put up with her parents' and principal's cruelty, she starts to unwittingly unleash telekinetic powers, destroying a television and making a salamander fly onto the principal. With enough practice, Matilda starts to learn to control her telekinetic powers and soon using them on her principal so she can drive her away from the school.

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