Danny the Champion of the World (1989) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Danny the Champion of the World

Gavin Millar, 1989

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Danny the Champion of the World
Roald Dahl, 1975

Danny the Champion of the World is a movie directed by Gavin Millar in 1989 and based on the book of the same name by Roald Dahl, first published in 1975. The movie features Jeremy Irons, Robbie Coltrane, Samuel Irons, Cyril Cusack, Michael Hordern, Lionel Jeffries, and others.

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RATING

6.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: Danny the Champion of the World (Gavin Millar, 1989)

8.1

/ 10

Book Cover: Danny the Champion of the World (Roald Dahl, 1975)

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Danny the Champion of the World

Read by: Peter Serafinowicz

Storyline

In 1955, William Smith, a widower, lives with his nine-year-old son, Danny, in a vardo behind the filling station and garage where he works in the English countryside. Only their gas station happens to sit on a piece of land that a local developer wants to buy, and when he won’t take no for an answer, and sets government inspectors and social works onto Danny and his father.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Danny the Champion of the World, the 1989 movie by Gavin Millar

Year

1989

Minutes

99

Movie Rate

6.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

Danny the Champion of the World

Country: USA

Year: 1989

Length: 1h39m

Cover of Danny the Champion of the World, the 1975 book by Roald Dahl

Year

1975

Pages

224

Book Rate

8.16

S: Goodreads

Book

Danny the Champion of the World

Country: UK

First published in: 1975

Length: 224 pages

Genre: Fiction

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