What's your review of Tim Burton's Big Fish 2003 film with Ewan McGregor and Helena Bonham Carter? #BigFish #TimBurton #HelenaBonhamCarter Tim Burton is my favourite director, and Helena Bonham Carter my favourite actress. Did you see the trailer and then rush out to see the full movie? I’d love to know your own reviews whether you saw it in the cinema, streamed it online, or bought the DVD or blu ray! You can scroll down for more!
ABOUT BIG FISH
Alternative titles (from Letterboxd): Peixe Grande, 大智若魚, 大智若鱼, Big Fish - An adventure as big as life itself, El gran pez, Golyama riba, Apíthanes istoríes, Krupnaya ryba, Krupna riba, Velyka ryba, Big Fish - Der Zauber, der ein Leben zur Legende macht
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Directed by Tim Burton
Produced by Richard D. Zanuck, Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks
Screenplay by John August
Based on Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions by Daniel Wallace
Starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard, Steve Buscemi, Danny DeVito
Music by Danny Elfman
Cinematography: Philippe Rousselot
Edited by Chris Lebenzon
Production companies: Columbia Pictures, Jinks/Cohen Company, The Zanuck Company
Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing
Release date: December 4, 2003 (Hammerstein Ballroom), December 10, 2003 (United States)
Running time: 125 minutes
Budget: $70 million
Box office: $122.9 million
List of Big Fish Characters and Cast
Ewan McGregor Ed Bloom - Young
Albert Finney Ed Bloom - Senior
Billy Crudup Will Bloom
Jessica Lange Sandra Bloom - Senior
Helena Bonham Carter Jenny - Young / Jenny - Senior / The Witch
Alison Lohman Sandra Bloom - Young
Robert Guillaume Dr Bennett - Senior
Marion Cotillard Josephine Bloom
Matthew McGrory Karl the Giant
David Denman Don Price - Age 18-22
Missi Pyle Mildred
Loudon Wainwright III Beamen (as Loudon Wainwright)
Ada Tai Ping
Arlene Tai Jing
Steve Buscemi Norther Winslow
Danny DeVito Amos Calloway
Deep Roy Mr Soggybottom
Perry Walston Ed Bloom - Age 10
Hailey Anne Nelson Jenny - Age 8
Grayson Stone Will Bloom - Age 6-8
R Keith Harris Ed's Father
Karla Droege Ed's Mother
Zac Gardner Zacky Price - Age 10 (as Zachary Gardner)
John Lowell Don Price - Age 12
Darrell Vanterpool Wilbur - Age 10
Miley Cyrus Ruthie - Age 8 (as Destiny Cyrus)
BIG FISH FAQ AND DISCUSSION TOPICS
For reference, below is a list of frequently asked questions and discussion topics! I'll answer some where possible!
Does Big Fish have nudity in it?
Is Big Fish kid friendly?
Big Fish is rated PG.
Is Big Fish sad?
Some moments are emotional.
Is Jenny the witch in Big Fish?
Jenny and the witch are both played by Helena Bonham Carter.
Is the giant in Big Fish a real person?
Matthew McGrory plays Karl the Giant.
Was the Big Fish house built just for the movie?
The Big Fish house is the old Collier House, 401 East Bridge Street, in Wetumpka.
What channel is Big Fish on?
What happened at the end of Big Fish?
What happens the day Edward Bloom is born?
What is the Big Fish house in Wetumpka?
It is the old Collier House.
Where can I watch Big Fish?
Who was the tall man in Big Fish?