Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels

DVD - 2011
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When a shipwreck lands a lowly mailroom clerk named Gulliver (Black) on the fantastical island of Lilliput, he transforms into a giant-- in size and ego! Gulliver's tall tales and heroic deeds win the hearts of the tiny Lilliputians, but when he loses it all and puts his newfound friends in peril, Gulliver must find a way to undo the damage. Through it all, Gulliver may just learn that it's how big you are on the inside that counts.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, California :, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment,, [2011].
Copyright Date: ©2010
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (DVD) (85 mins.) :,sound, colour ;,4 3/4 in.
video file, DVD, region 1, rda
DVD, NTSC, rda
2.35:1 widescreen, rda
digital, video, surround, Dolby Digital 5.1, rda

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missmoviezgurl
Sep 02, 2015

This movie was FREAKIN' hilarious! I laugh every time I see this movie and never stop quoting it. Being a fan of JB, I enjoyed this movie a lot.

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chrissymatia
Feb 09, 2015

I love this movie, didn't think I would since its a kids movie but It was cute and funny, I really enjoyed it I'm 22 and my mom is in her late 40 and she like it to she thought is was cute and funny also

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Jin2225
Dec 10, 2014

It is great

Veepea Jan 04, 2012

This movie was better than I expected, I found it to be quite funny at times. The acting isn't the greatest but it was entertaining. I especially liked the part where he constructs a stage to look like a big screen TV and has the Lilliputians act out movie scenes :) Also, in the book, Gulliver does indeed urinate on the palace to extinguish the fire.

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kdguitarman
Oct 05, 2011

this movie was ok..

catnap8888 Jun 21, 2011

Cute and silly in a "School of Rock" kind of way. The kids liked it too. Family friendly. Good if you like Jack Black.

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joseph
Jun 14, 2011

Fair - Gulliver's Travels (2010) 85 min. The film starring Jack Black strips away Jonathan Swift's allegorical theme of the petty differences between the religions in Europe during the time the book was written (c. 1720s) and replaces it with crude humor and recent society's acceptance that if one feels like doing something; he does. Case in point, Gulliver (in this film; let's make that perfectly clear because it doesn't show up in the book), decides that the best way to extinguish a fire that's engulfing the king's palace is to .....urinate on it since he's a giant. In films of the past, Gulliver would've sprang to sea, used a boat to scoop up water and put out the fire. No, not today - today, we think and we do. What are we teaching the new generation? As for the film, the movie trudges along with Jack Black being Jack Black; a full grown man that hasn't grown up and through his adventures learns about virtue (to some degree) and confidence to woo his modern day version of a princess. Oh yes, the special effects are phenomenal - catch the opening credits where human beings are morphed into toy landscapes; very clever. It's too bad, the themes adequately represented in "The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960)" starring Kerwin Matthews and wonderful special effects by Ray Harryhausen couldn't be better defined. I'd recommend the 1960 version or even the animated 1939 Fleischer Brothers adaptation over this modern day version. Ho hum to this version that focuses on the silly rather than the more serious implications of divisions within society.

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mattt1977
May 21, 2011

This movie was really bad. NOT FUNNY

kkgreene May 09, 2011

very cute, typical Jack Black

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chrissymatia
Feb 09, 2015

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black_eagle_155 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 12

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emmafarooqui
Sep 03, 2011

emmafarooqui thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 16

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