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Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001– )

TV-G
TV Mini-series | 180 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

The bones of a giant are discovered. This turns Jack Robinson's life upside down as he learns the truth behind the fairy tale and how he can fix his greedy ancestor's mistakes.
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Bill Barretta (teleplay) | James V. Hart (teleplay) | Brian Henson (teleplay)
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Updated Oct 1, 2001

Release date (First episode)
Dec 2, 2001 (United States)

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58 cast members
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Matthew Modine
Jack Robinson (Johnathan William Duncan Robinson) Jack Robinson (Johnathan William Duncan Robinson)   See fewer
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Vanessa Redgrave
Countess Wilhelmina - Matriarch / Narrator Countess Wilhelmina - Matriarch / Narrator   See fewer
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Mia Sara
Ondine Ondine   See fewer
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Daryl Hannah
Thespee - Member Great Council of Mac Slec Thespee - Member Great Council of Mac Slec   See fewer
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Jon Voight
Siggy (Sigfried Mannheim) - Overseas Div. Director for Robinson Intl. Siggy (Sigfried Mannheim) - Overseas Div. Director for Robinson Intl.   See fewer
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Richard Attenborough
Magog - Arbiter of Justice Great Council of Mac Slec Magog - Arbiter of Justice Great Council of Mac Slec   See fewer
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Bill Barretta
Thunderdell Thunderdell   See fewer
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Honor Blackman
Jules - Jack's Secretary Jules - Jack's Secretary   See fewer
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JJ Feild
Young Jack Young Jack   See fewer
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Jonathan Hyde
Dussan - Jack's Butler Dussan - Jack's Butler   See fewer
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Anton Lesser
Vidas Merlinis - Research Scientist Vidas Merlinis - Research Scientist   See fewer
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Julia McKenzie
Jack's Mum Jack's Mum   See fewer
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Frank Baker
Forensic Doctor Forensic Doctor   See fewer
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Josh Cole
Operator 1 Operator 1   See fewer
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Richard Cubison
Curious Patron Curious Patron   See fewer
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Glen Davies
Construction Worker 1 Construction Worker 1   See fewer
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Leo Dolan
Construction Foreman Construction Foreman   See fewer
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Tom Ellis
Bigger Boy 1 Bigger Boy 1   See fewer
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Fraser Flintham
Bigger Boy 2 Bigger Boy 2   See fewer
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Oliver Ford Davies
Dr. Newman Dr. Newman   See fewer
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Jerry Harte
Board Member Board Member   See fewer
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Richard Huw
Jack's Father Jack's Father   See fewer
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Rosalind Knight
Hag Woman Hag Woman   See fewer
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Joseph Long
Antonio the Baker Antonio the Baker   See fewer
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Vincent Marzello
Mr. Sprague - Head of Security Mr. Sprague - Head of Security   See fewer
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Roger Morlidge
Construction Worker 2 Construction Worker 2   See fewer
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Carl Pizzie
Operator 2 Operator 2   See fewer
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Cyril Shaps
Bent Little Man Bent Little Man   See fewer
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Rachel Shelley
Brunette / Harmonia Brunette / Harmonia   See fewer
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Alisdair Simpson
Paramedic Paramedic   See fewer
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Lolly Susi
Miss Gilgin Miss Gilgin   See fewer
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Tomas Shepherd
Jack aged 6 Jack aged 6   See fewer
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Craig Stoke
Limo Driver Limo Driver   See fewer
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Jason Thorpe
Maitre D' Maitre D'   See fewer
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Jemma Woodman
Newsreader Newsreader   See fewer
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Brian Henson
Galaga Galaga   See fewer
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Jim Carter
Odin - Member of Great Council of Mac Slec Odin - Member of Great Council of Mac Slec   See fewer
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James Corden
Bran - Thunderdell's Son Bran - Thunderdell's Son   See fewer
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Nicholas Beveney
Cernos - Member of Great Council of Mac Slec Cernos - Member of Great Council of Mac Slec   See fewer
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Roger Blake
Giant Thor - Member of Great Council of Mac Slec Giant Thor - Member of Great Council of Mac Slec   See fewer
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Mel Cobb
Journalist Journalist   See fewer
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Adam Fogerty
Lead Warrior Lead Warrior   See fewer
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Marc Goodhall
Cavern Guard Cavern Guard   See fewer
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Andrew Grainger
Armed Policeman Armed Policeman   See fewer
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Peter Guinness
Hall Cryer Hall Cryer   See fewer
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Sam Halpenny
Taxi Driver Taxi Driver   See fewer
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Edward Highmore
Dad at Playground Dad at Playground   See fewer
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Freddie Highmore
Son at Playground Son at Playground   See fewer
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Lisa Kay
Security Woman Security Woman   See fewer
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David J. Nicholls
Ragnar, Executioner Ragnar, Executioner   See fewer
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Lynda Rooke
Hostess Hostess   See fewer
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Clare Angelini .Heather
Wedding guest (uncredited) Wedding guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hon Ping Tang
Mahacalla - Member of Great Council of Mac Slec (uncredited) Mahacalla - Member of Great Council of Mac Slec (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Tuson
Paratiz the Giant (uncredited) Paratiz the Giant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Wheldon
Police Woman (uncredited) Police Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gargan - Member of Great Council of Mac Slec (uncredited) Gargan - Member of Great Council of Mac Slec (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nimna - Member of Great Council of Mac Slec (uncredited) Nimna - Member of Great Council of Mac Slec (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 3,142 votes