Big Fish

Big Fish

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Average of 7784 ratings: 3.4 Stars

2003 M Contains adult themes.

An adventure as big as life itself.

William Bloom (Billy Crudup) tries to learn more about his dying father, Edward (Albert Finney), by piecing together the facts out of the various fantastic tales and legends of epic proportions he's been told over the years. Edward was a travelling salesman, and his journeys throughout the South are the seed of the tales. Directed by Tim Burton, the movie co-stars Ewan McGregor (as the young Edward), Helena Bonham-Carter and Steve Buscemi.

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Duration
120 minutes
Studio
Columbia Tristar

DVD details

Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
Zone
4
Subtitles
English, Spanish, Czech, Portuguese, Spanish Audio Commentary
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1, Czech Dolby Digital 5.1, English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
Zone
B
Subtitles
English, Spanish, Czech, Portuguese, Spanish Audio Commentary
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1, Czech Dolby Digital 5.1, English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0

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2 by Pastor1

Far too silly for my liking. Only watched half of this movie and then gave up. The mix of reality and fantasy just didn't work for me, and the plot just didn't seem to go anywhere very quickly. A... Read more

5 by wayne35

A great movie which we highly recommend.The tale of a man ,about to become a father,who returns home with his pregnant wife, to try to be reunited with his ailing ,estranged father .All his life his... Read more

5 by Emily1247

This movie is absolutely captivating and magical. It holds one's attension to the end. It has such symbolism of the magic places he visits on his journey through life. You can see what places in life... Read more

4 by NapoleonNZ1

A story teller's story of a dying father who expands stories for entertainment and son who craves the truth. The story follows the father's life through his storytelling and a sons journey to accept... Read more

4 by Ricky

Quite a good little movie - never really heard of it before, but took it due to the actors - but very surprised how good it was.

5 by Tipper

Absoulutely Tim Burton, fantastic (weird) cinematography, great colour and images. Wanders in and out of reality and leaves you with a feeling of fantasy, but with real values attached. Good fun.

3 by BluSwedeShu

What is it with Ewan McGregor? As soon as he goes to Hollywood, it's like he forgets how to act. He does the dodgiest American accents known to man and performs in a woody, uninspired manor. A bit like... Read more

4 by LISA136

This is a real feel good movie. Good actors, Ewan Mcgregor plays the young main character, and does a great job.

3 by revelation

This was a pretty good story, all family enjoyed, would recommend to all that want a good wholesome story for the whole family, including little ones.. as its pretty tame.

3 by Jo & Hitendra

A really cute little film - nicely paced and an easy, untaxing watch. It's not going to change your life, but it will entertain you. Some odd casting, but all seems to work surprisingly well.