The 1996 film Matilda is currently in HBO Max’s Top 10 Movies, boosted by interest from Netflix musicals.
Mark McKee Published
As we said before, one of the best things about the emergence of streaming services is the collective nostalgia that brings back old favorites with all new fame.long-running sequels and franchise follow-ups like Wednesday, Top Gun: Maverick, willowand even brings a whole new love and adoration to the original, according to Flix Patrol, Matilda undergoing the same treatment.Probably thanks to his hit Netflix musical in 1996 Matilda It made it into the top 10 HBO Max streaming movies of the week.
The fan-favorite mid-’90s children’s film landed in the top 10 on HBO Max, spending 13 days among the site’s most-watched content. It finally dropped out of the most-viewed charts on January 19th, but stayed there for a surprisingly long time for a children’s film 30 years ago.Given that Matilda holds its own place among big new movies like Elvis When menuwhich makes the feat even more impressive.
The film follows the famous character as she navigates the discovery of her newfound telekinetic powers in a private school with an abusive principal. All the while, she tries to deal with an abusive family consisting of a vicious car salesman father, a bingo-obsessed mother, and a bullying brother. And of course, like any good elementary school student, she deals with all this while using her own powers to free her children from their principals and right the wrongs of their lives.
Matilda It stars a bevy of 90s stars that made the movie feel so relatable.The cast includes Marla Wilson as the lead character, best known for her role in the Robin Williams comedy Mrs. Doubtfire When Miracle on 34th StreetJoining her in the film is Danny DeVito (It’s always sunny in Philadelphia When batman returns), Rhea Perlman (four-time Emmy winner) cheers), Embeth Davidtz (Legion of Darkness When mad men), and Pam Ferris (Aunt Marge Harry Potter and the Prisoners of Azkaban).
This movie is based on the 1988 novel Matilda A Treasury of Adaptations, by Roald Dahl. As the novel was made into a movie and series, he also enjoyed the movies. james and giant peach, charlie and the chocolate factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox, BFGMoreWhen witchesFilm adaptation starring Anne Hathaway. His films have earned him over $357 million at the box office over the years.
Of course, fans of films produced and directed by Danny DeVito will appreciate the renewed interest in the Netflix musical adaptation. And even though it’s his 30-year-old children’s movie, he’s definitely found his own way around it. Elvis, menu, John WickWhen central intelligenceDwayne Johnson, Keanu Reeves, and even The King of Rock and Roll himself couldn’t keep up Matilda under.