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I Kill Giants (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller | 23 March 2018 (USA)
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Barbara Thorson struggles through life by escaping into a fantasy life of magic and monsters.

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Anders Walter

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Joe Kelly (screenplay by), Joe Kelly (based on the Man of Action graphic novel "I Kill Giants" created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Madison Wolfe ... Barbara
Zoe Saldana ... Mrs. Mollé
Imogen Poots ... Karen
Sydney Wade ... Sophia
Rory Jackson ... Taylor
Allanah O'Connor Allanah O'Connor ... Crony #1
Maya Peters Maya Peters ... Crony #2
Art Parkinson ... Dave
Jennifer Ehle ... Barbara's Mother
Don Wycherley Don Wycherley ... Principal Marx
Aideen Wylde Aideen Wylde ... Mrs. Potts
Noel Clarke ... Mr. Mollé
Sonya Kelly Sonya Kelly ... Mrs. Laney
Ben Carolan Ben Carolan ... Mophead
Brandon Maher Brandon Maher ... Jock
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Storyline

Twelve-year-old Barbara Thorson flees from reality, living in the imaginary world of fantasy and magic, where she fights with giants. Her family does not understand her, peers do not like her, and she irritates teachers. And only recently moved here Sofia, her same age, trying to make friends with her. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Belgium | UK | USA | China

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caçadora de Gigantes See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,100,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$342,558
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The baseball radio broadcast Barbara is listening to in her room is from Oct. 26, 1996 and is John Sterling's, the Yankee announcer's play by play of the last out of the 1996 World Series. See more »

Goofs

The English girl claims to be from Leeds, England, so should sound lower class northern, instead she has an accent that sounds way more like she's grown up in the Home Counties. For those unfamiliar with this, she should sound more like the new female Doctor Who or the first Doctor of the new series, but instead she sounds more like she should be finding lions at the back of the wardrobe or casting spells with Hermione Granger. Pip pip. See more »

Quotes

Barbara: Ever lose a dog?
Sophia: Yeah. It got hit by a car.
Barbara: Probably not. Probably hors d'oeuvres for a giant.
Sophia: No, my dad backed over it.
Barbara: Oh. Lucky.
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Under the Stars
Written by Daniel Harry Joseph Rothman, Dominic Ashley Ronald Major & Hannah Reid (as Hannah Felicity May Reid)
Performed by London Grammar
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment UK LTD.
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If you're looking for a fantasy adventure... keep looking!
24 March 2018 | by Tyrel64See all my reviews

I've had great expectations for this movie. Based on the trailer I was hoping it will be one of the big fantasy hits this year, coming from the producers of Harry Potter and and starring the little girl version of Thor.

In the first 2/3 of the movie it does a great job at keeping you on your toes, it is intense in a way. You're just barely not given and not shown enough to be able to decide how much of what Barbara thinks is real and why is she the way she is. However at a point it starts really going downhill, and everything one would expect based on the trailer is derailed. You soon end up with a mediocre psycho-drama and the taste of disappointment in your mouth.


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