The Talking Parcel is a 2016 American fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by David W. Armstrong, written by Rob Minkoff and based on the 1974 novel of the same name by Gerald Durrell.



  • This is the third film to feature the full 2011 Shires opening logo as a closing logo.
  • This is Shires' first live-action remake of a non-Shires animated film.
  • This is actually the second adaptation of Gerald Durrell's The Talking Parcel, as a direct to television animated film had been released in 1978 by the British animation studio Cosgrove Hall.
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