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Disney’s The BFG Movie Review – Family Friendly

Hitting theaters near you Disney’s newest film The BFG is based on the novel The Big Friendly Giant. Read my family’s thoughts about this live-action film in my Disney’s The BFG Movie Review.

Disney's THE BFG is the imaginative story of a young girl named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) and the Big Friendly Giant (Oscar (TM) winner Mark Rylance) who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country Directed by Steven Spielberg, the film is based on the beloved book by Roald Dahl.

Disney’s The BFG Movie Review

I’m sure I won’t be the first person to admit that I have never read The book The BFG (the Big Friendly Giant). I actually feel like not having read the book gave me the ability to see the story from a new perspective being a 26-year-old with 4 kids. I took my 3 oldest to see this movie and they loved it!

I got a lot of comments about how they wish they could have a big friendly giant of their own. As well as the ability to drink that upside-down bubble drink, they basically want to laugh at each other fart a lot. Check out the full movie trailer of this great adventure below.

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Disney's THE BFG is the imaginative story of a young girl named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) and the Big Friendly Giant (Oscar (TM) winner Mark Rylance) who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. Directed by Steven Spielberg, the film is based on the beloved book by Roald Dahl.

Warning Spoiler Alert!

Warning, this review does reveal some spoilers, if you’ve read the book before I’m sure this will not be anything new to you.

The story starts off with a young orphan girl named Sophie who suffers from insomnia. While all the other kids are sleeping she is up reading and looking out on the town.

This quirky young lady has the smarts and the courage to step outside onto her balcony to see what’s making that humming noise. Once she spots the huge creature she runs back to her bed to hide under the covers. It’s too late though the giant has seen her and takes her with him back to his home.

Disney's THE BFG is the imaginative story of a young girl named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) and the Big Friendly Giant (Oscar (TM) winner Mark Rylance) who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. Directed by Steven Spielberg, the film is based on the beloved book by Roald Dahl.

We Loved Disney’s The BFG

The graphics of her being taken to giant land were amazing. As a 3D viewer, I felt as though I was on the blanket with her heading to giant land. The graphics were amazing and the adventure to giant land was wonderful. Once I giant land she gets an up-close and personal look at what a giant’s home looks like.

Her adventure starts here as she finds out that this particular giant is very friendly, and was once called The Big Friendly Giant by a little boy. The imagination with this story was big and with that said the way Disney was able to interpret what a dream would be and how they displayed that visually in that movie seemed to be spot on. Let me back up for a second the dream I am speaking of is what The Big Friendly Giant collects.

(Left to right) Gizzardgulper, Childchewer, Maidmasher, Bloodbottler, Manhugger, Fleshlumpeater, Meatdripper, Butcher Boy, and Bonecruncher surround the BFG in Disney's THE BFG, the imaginative story of a young girl named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) and the Big Friendly Giant (Oscar (R) winner Mark Rylance) who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. Directed by Steven Spielberg based on Roald Dahl's beloved classic, the film opens in theaters nationwide on July 1.

The Nine Giants – Disney The BFG

It’s his work and it’s how he gives back to the humans after what the other 9 giants do to them. The other Nine Giants are called Gizzardgulper, Childchewer, Maidmasher, Bloodbottler, Manhugger, Fleshlumpeater, Meatdripper, Butcher Boy, and Bonecruncher. These Giants are not friendly at all, they love to eat humans and hunt for them in the human land.

The BFG collects dreams under a beautifully big tree at the top of Giant Land. BFG isn’t an ordinary giant as you can see. He loves to collect these dreams and name them, he can recognize a dream by how it glows and acts. One thing the BFG has that the other giants don’t have is big ears, with these ears he can hear everything.

Disney's THE BFG is the imaginative story of a young girl named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) and the Big Friendly Giant (Oscar (TM) winner Mark Rylance) who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country Directed by Steven Spielberg, the film is based on the beloved book by Roald Dahl.

The BFG vs The Nine Giants

He can hear the stars, the ants, a whisper from miles and miles away, as well as your heartbeat. He can tell by your heartbeat what your heart really desires as well as if you are a good person. Sophie and The BFG team up together to defeat the other nine giants.

To put them away for good so they can no longer pick on the BFG or on the humans ever again. Through many funny scenes, you will get to see what it’s like for a dog and other humans to drink the upside-down bubble drink.

The BFG Theater 1

Rating Disney’s The BFG

I would give this movie a two-thumbs-up review! There is a great story here as well as some really funny scenes, the adventure is grand and the graphics are amazing! If you can watch this movie in 3D or in a Dolby Cinema for more real life-like experience.

The BFG has some fun vocabulary in this movie and most of it was downright silly, to help you and your family match up his silly words with actual words you can download the Gobblefunk Glossary below. You can also print out some fun bookmarks, coloring, and activity pages below.

Have you seen Disney’s The BFG yet? Let us know below what you thought of it when you plan on visiting your local theater to see that wonderful adventure playing in a theater near you.

The BFG Theater 2

THE BFG
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A Snapshot of the BFG Gobblefunk Glossary. Download and print this free BFG Gobblefunk Glossary to share with your family, by clicking on this link here: Printable Gobblefunk Glossary

The BFG Gobblefunk Glossary

Download and Print your BFG Gobblefunk Bookmarks here: The BFG Bookmarks Printable

BFG bookmarks

Download and Print some fun coloring pages here: Printable BFG Coloring Sheets

BFG Coloring Sheet

Download and Print a fun Maze here: Printable BFG Maze

BFG Maze

Download and Print a fun game of Spot the Differences activity sheets here: Printable BFG Differences Activity Sheet

BFG Diffrences

Download and Print a fun Word Search Activity Sheet here: Printable BFG Word Search

BFG Word search

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Thursday 3rd of June 2021

[…] my family’s thoughts about this live-action film in my Disney’s The BFG Movie Review. Plus grab some fun free BFG printables and activities which include a giant country maze, […]

Oana

Sunday 10th of July 2016

We so look forward to watching this! It hasn't arrived yet in Europe but I predict it will be the movie of this summer, by the sound of your review!

Jenjen Balatico

Sunday 10th of July 2016

Haven't seen this yet. Seems cool!

Marielle Altenor

Saturday 9th of July 2016

I told my son we would go see this movie when it came out! The trailer was amazing!

Kathy Kenny Ngo

Saturday 9th of July 2016

I am wondering why this movie is so familiar to me. And now I remember. It is because I already have this on my book collection! I am looking forward to watch this.

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