43 %
57 % Rotten
$ 86 Million

The Tale of Despereaux is a 2008 English-language Animation Adventure motion picture written by Will Mcrobb, Chris Viscardi and Gary Ross. The movie is directed by Sam Fell and Rob Stevenhagen and produced by Gary Ross and Allison Thomas under the banner of Relativity Media in collaboration with Larger Than Life Productions. The tale of three unlikely heroes - a misfit mouse who prefers reading books to eating them, an unhappy rat who schemes to leave the darkness of the dungeon, and a bumbling servant girl with cauliflower ears - whose fates are intertwined with that of the castle's princess. Written by Anonymous. The tale of despereaux stars Matthew Broderick in the lead role along with an ensemble cast including Robbie Coltrane, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Jenkins, Kevin Kline, Frank Langella and William H. Macy. The screenplay is written by Gary Ross which is inspired from The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo. The music was composed by William Ross. Cinematography was done by Brad Blackbourn and editing by Mark Solomon. The film has a running time of 93 minutes. It was released on 12th March 2009. The Film was successful at box office. The Tale of Despereaux was made on a budget of $60 million and it was a hit at box office gross of $86 million. Distribution rights for the motion picture were acquired by Universal Pictures.

Release Date 12 MAR 2009
Run Time 1 HOUR 33 MINUTES
Budget $ 60 MILLION



Animation , Adventure , Comedy , Family , Fantasy

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