Matilda

Trivia: The two actors who play Matilda's parents, Harry and Zinnia Wormwood, are Rhea Perlman and Danny DeVito. They are actually husband and wife and have been married since 1982 and have 3 children.

Trivia: The film is dedicated to Suzie Wilson, the mother of the actress who plays Matilda, Mara Wilson. Suzie Wilson died of breast cancer during the filming of Matilda. The adult actors in the film commended Mara for carrying on with the film after such a tragic loss.

Trivia: Pam Ferris based her performance of Miss Trunchbull on her 80 year old gardener - she said she was a bully and had a hard sound to her voice.

Trivia: When Matilda goes back for Miss Honey's "Treasures", at one point Miss Trunchbull eats a chocolate without removing the gold paper wrapper.

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Trivia: When Matilda is dancing and moving the cards all around the living room, off camera, the crew was dancing because Mara Wilson (Matilda) was embarrassed to dance on her own.

Continuity mistake: When Harry puts Million Dollar Sticky on the TV, between shots Zinnia puts her sunglasses on twice. (00:18:45)

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Harry Wormwood: A book? What do you want a book for?
Matilda: To read.
Harry Wormwood: To read? Why would you want to read when you got the television set sitting right in front of you? There's nothing you can get from a book that you can't get from a television faster.

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Answer: He has been receiving and selling stolen car parts.

Answer: He had stolen car parts.

Plus he had been putting the mileage back on the cars and simply running an illegal call lot.

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