The Spiderwick Chronicles
All Genres: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Release Year: 2008
Director: Mark Waters
Sound: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS, Sonics-DDP
Writing by: Karey Kirkpatrick – (screenplay) and
David Berenbaum – (screenplay) and
John Sayles – (screenplay)
Tony DiTerlizzi – (books) and
Holly Black – (books)
Produced by: Steve Barnett – co-producer
Holly Black – co-executive producer
Mark Canton – producer
Tony DiTerlizzi – co-executive producer
Larry J. Franco – producer
Ellen Goldsmith-Vein – producer
Albie Hecht – producer
Kathleen Kennedy – executive producer
Karey Kirkpatrick – producer
Frank Marshall – executive producer
Tom C. Peitzman – co-producer
Josette Perrotta – co-producer
Julia Pistor – producer
Julie Kane Ritsch – co-producer
Silenn Thomas – associate producer
Cast: Freddie Highmore – Jared Grace / Simon Grace
Mary-Louise Parker – Helen Grace
Nick Nolte – Mulgarath
Sarah Bolger – Mallory Grace
Andrew McCarthy – Richard Grace
Joan Plowright – Aunt Lucinda Spiderwick
David Strathairn – Arthur Spiderwick
Seth Rogen – Hogsqueal (voice)
Martin Short – Thimbletack (voice)
Jordy Benattar – Young Lucinda
Tod Fennell – Helen's Co-Worker
Music: James Horner
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Plot Outline: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Plot: Once upon a time, upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures. Unable to explain the strange disappearances and accidents that seem to be happening on a daily basis, the family blames it all on Jared. When he, Simon and Mallory investigate what's really going on, they uncover the fantastic truth of the Spiderwick estate and of the creatures that inhabit it.
Movie Quotes: Jared Grace: Why can't I see you?
Thimbletack: You don't see us, now you do, but only if we want you to.
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
In Loving Memory of Scott Rathner
Goofs: We know about 5 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Revealing mistakes: When Jared is pulling himself up the dumbwaiter for the first time, in one shot the dumbwaiter is continuously moving up. The dumbwaiter only moves when he pulls the rope, but it keeps moving in between pulls.
Trivia: There are 1 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- Film prints were shipped to some theaters under the fake title “Widow”.