Jack the Giant Killer
Jack the Giant Killer (1962)

Nathan Juran, director of The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, tries to make the magic happen again on a much more attenuated budget in Jack the Giant Killer. Torin Thatcher, another Sinbad alumnus, plays a wicked wizard who kidnaps… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: June 13, 1962
DVD Release Date: September 4, 2001
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Dennis Schwartz
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In spite of its obvious flaws (inferior animations), Jack the Giant Killer is movie magic that's rife with rich fantasy and winsome playfulness.

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Phil Hubbs
Yes that's right, before the dreadfully bland CGI update there was this much better film, I bet many of you didn't know the 2013 film was an updated… More
Anthony Valletta
The musical numbers aren't that great, but the Harryhausen special effects make it worth your while.
xGary Xx
One of my favourites as a nipper, an enjoyable old school fantasy full of inventive visual effects and costumes. Torin Thatcher makes a wonderfully malevolent… More
The Shrewlord
For a childrens' film in the style of a fairytale, this is one SCARY picture - some of the stop-motion violence is quite harsh and the witches !.. Well,… More