Giants Eating Children The Movie Title Card
Giants Eating Children: The Movie
Directed by Barry Charles
Chris Randall (animation director)
Produced by Barry Charles
Michael Hill
David Clutterbuck
Written by Bruce Thompson
James Herbert
Peter Michaelson
Screenplay by Eric Johnston
Ian Moo Young
Story by Laura Sharples
Ludwig Ickert
Simone Greiss
Based on Characters Created by Willard Howard and James Benson
Starring Jim Cummings
Billy West
David Jason
Jodi Benson
B.J. Ward
Danny DeVito
Jason Alexander
Lena Headey
Matthew Broderick
William Shatner
Ralph Fiennes
Bruce Willis
Steve Buscemi
Kelsey Grammer
Music by Hummie Mann
Editing by John Carnochan
Production company(s) Michael Shires Pictures (USA)
Ocean Pictures
Charles Hill Films
The Children's Channel Movies
Distributor Warner Bros. (USA)
PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (UK and Ireland)
Release date(s) April 12, 1996 (UK and Ireland)
August 16, 1996 (United States)
Running time 89 Minutes
Language English
Gross revenue
Preceded by
Followed by Giants Eating Children 2: The Movie
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Giants Eating Children: The Movie is a 1996 American animated adventure mystery comedy film, produced by Michael Shires Pictures, Ocean Pictures, Charles Hill Films and The Children's Channel Movies. The film was distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, and first released theatrically in the United States on August 16, 1996.

Voice Cast:

The butterflys were voiced by Casey Kasem, Gino Conforti, Ed Gilbert, Frank Welker, Una Stubbs, Sandra Kerr, Nicole Jaffe, Pat Stevens, Marla Frumkin, Mary Kay Bergman, Janet Waldo, Debi Derryberry, Peter Renaday, Gregg Berger, Kath Soucie, Tara Charendoff, Jean Vander Pyl, Tress MacNeille, Jess Harnell, Rob Paulsen, Eddie Deezen, Neil Ross, Michael Bell, Alan Oppenheimer and John Stephenson


  • Giants Eating Children: The Movie was released theatrically on August 16, 1996 in the United States and Canada.


  • Although this movie was rated G in the United States, it was rated PG in the United Kingdom.


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  • Ocean Pictures's third animated theatrical release.
  • The Children's Channel's first animated theatrical release.
  • First The Children's Channel rated G.
  • This is the first theatrical Giants Eating Children film.
  • This is fourth Ocean Pictures film to be rated G by the MPAA.
  • This is first Ocean Pictures film to begin with the opening credits.
  • This is the second movie to use the 1994 Charles Hill Films logo at the end.
  • The second Ocean Pictures film to have a post-credit scene.
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