Thunderpants (2001)

The family-oriented comedy Thunderpants, directed by Peter Hewitt, concerns an unfortunate ten-year-old who suffers from nearly incessant intestinal gas issues. Patrick Smash (Bruce Cook) is shunned by much of his family and his classmates… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 2001
DVD Release Date: July 10, 2007
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Farting is the equaliser of the world, as we know, but as a subject for film, farting offers many traps. Less so, however, if the film is honest and is aimed at a smart audience of 8 - 12 year olds, who understand the true humanising value of a fart.

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Ian Waldron-Mantgani
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This movie should be shown in prisons so that inmates have a good reason to never return.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Cassandra Maples
I find it very hard to understand why this film is #89 on th IMDb bottom 100 movies. Although the initial premise of a boy with huge gas problems may not sound… More
FanGirl Browncoat
A charming childrens' movie about a boy with farting issues. If you have a problem with your kids hearing ass or damn you may want to skip it because both… More
Sophie Burgess
A funny movie which is great for kids but not so good for the more mature peoples of the earth. Unpredictable!
Leo L
HILARIOUS! A great movie that keeps you in laughter and captivated to its character!
Marcus Woolcott
A British family film about a boy with flatulence issues who wants to be an astronaut shouldn't have even been greenlit. Thankfully, it was and someone who… More
Chris Middleton
Wasnt a bad film but wasnt great either.