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Danny the Champion of the World (1989)

TV Movie | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Somewhere in England, in the Autumn of 1955, a widowed father and his son live an idyllic life together. 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,...See moreSomewhere in England, in the Autumn of 1955, a widowed father and his son live an idyllic life together. 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, Danny and his father decide to get even with Hazell and his pheasant- shooting friends in a manner in keeping with their own family tradition. Written by Kathy Li See less
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Roald Dahl (novel) | John Goldsmith (screenplay)
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Updated Apr 29, 1989

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Apr 29, 1989 (United States)

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21 cast members
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Jeremy Irons
William Smith William Smith   See fewer
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Robbie Coltrane
Victor Hazell Victor Hazell   See fewer
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Cyril Cusack
Doc Spencer Doc Spencer   See fewer
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Michael Hordern
Lord Claybury Lord Claybury   See fewer
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Lionel Jeffries
Mr. Snoddy Mr. Snoddy   See fewer
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Jean Marsh
Miss Hunter Miss Hunter   See fewer
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Jimmy Nail
Rabbetts Rabbetts   See fewer
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Ronald Pickup
Captain Lancaster Captain Lancaster   See fewer
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John Woodvine
Tallon Tallon   See fewer
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Bill Armstrong
Springer (as William Armstrong) Springer (as William Armstrong)   See fewer
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Ceri Jackson
Mrs. Clipstone Mrs. Clipstone   See fewer
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Phil Nice
Postman Postman   See fewer
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Anthony Collin
Wheeler Wheeler   See fewer
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Jonathan Adams
Samways Samways   See fewer
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Richard Cubison
Inspector Inspector   See fewer
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John Grillo
Mr. Parker Mr. Parker   See fewer
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Andrew MacLachlan
The Duke The Duke   See fewer
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Roy Beck
Victor Hazell's loader (uncredited) Victor Hazell's loader (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 1,154 votes