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.

Factual error: It is stated that Miss Trunchbull competed in the Olympics in shot put, javelin, and hammer throw. According to her jersey those were the 1972 Olympics. The hammer throw wasn't added as an Olympic event for women until 2000.

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Agatha Trunchbull: You wanted cake, you got cake! Now EAT IT.

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

Answer: It is a federal violation to own/operate a "chop shop." Other possibilities include interstate transport of stolen vehicles or car parts, altering Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs), and falsifying documents. After a VIN is altered, it is difficult to positively identify the vehicle as stolen and acquire the necessary evidence to get a conviction if the.case goes to trial. But it is the interstate aspect that makes the FBI the key investigators.

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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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