The BFG (2016 movie)

2016 film by Steven Spielberg

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]

Release datesEdit

Country Premiere
  Albania 30 June 2016
  Australia 30 June 2016
  Azerbaijan 30 June 2016
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 30 June 2016
  Belarus 30 June 2016
  Colombia 30 June 2016
  Cyprus 30 June 2016
  Czech Republic 30 June 2016
  Georgia 30 June 2016
  Greece 30 June 2016
  Croatia 30 June 2016
  Israel 30 June 2016
  Kazakhstan 30 June 2016
  North Macedonia 30 June 2016
  Mexico 30 June 2016
  Malaysia 30 June 2016
  Serbia 30 June 2016
  Russia 30 June 2016
  Ukraine 30 June 2016
  Canada 1 July 2016
  Estonia 1 July 2016
  Finland 1 July 2016
  Lithuania 1 July 2016
  Poland 1 July 2016
  Turkey 1 July 2016
  United States 1 July 2016
  Portugal 7 July 2016
  Slovakia 7 July 2016
  Thailand 7 July 2016
  Spain 8 July 2016
  Argentina 14 July 2016
  Belgium 20 July 2016
  France 20 July 2016
  Netherlands 20 July 2016
  Germany 21 July 2016
  Denmark 21 July 2016
  United Kingdom 22 July 2016
  Ireland 22 July 2016
  Sweden 22 July 2016
  Vietnam 22 July 2016
  Brazil 28 July 2016
  Peru 28 July 2016
  India 29 July 2016
  Slovenia 30 July 2016
  Norway 5 August 2016
  Philippines 10 August 2016
  Chile 11 August 2016
  Hong Kong 11 August 2016
  Kuwait 11 August 2016
  Lebanon 11 August 2016
  Taiwan 11 August 2016
  Uruguay 11 August 2016
  Singapore 18 August 2016
  Hungary 25 August 2016
  Indonesia 2 September 2016
  Romania 2 September 2016
  Cambodia 8 September 2016
  Bulgaria 16 September 2016
  Japan 17 September 2016
  China 14 October 2016
  Italy 30 December 2016

ReferencesEdit

  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "The BFG". IMAX. Retrieved July 18, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Lang, Brent (July 3, 2016). "'The BFG' Flops: Has Steven Spielberg Lost His Blockbuster Touch?". Variety. Retrieved July 18, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. McNary, Dave (July 4, 2016). "'Finding Dory' Keeps Holiday Box Office Bright; 'The BFG' Fizzles2016". Variety.