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Jack And The Beanstalk: The Real Story

Do you know the story of Jack and the Beanstalk? You'll discover a whole new version of the old fairytale in this Hallmark made-for-TV movie where the tall tale comes to life after an enormous skeleton is unearthed at the family estate of a wealthy businessman whose first name is Jack --of course! Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 174
Theater Release: 02 Dec 2001
Video Release: 05 Feb 2002
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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For other dramatized fairytales, check out: Ever After, The Adventures Of Pinocchio, or Ladyhawke. Young children will likely prefer the lighter treatment of fables found in such animations as: Beauty And The Beast, Mulan, or Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs.

Home Video Extra Features

Although we have not reviewed the DVD version of Jack And The Beanstalk: The Real Story, we provide the following for your convenience…

DVD Release Information:
  • Studio: Artisan Entertainment.
  • Theatrical release date: December 2, 2001
  • DVD release date: February 5, 2002
  • Runtime: 184 minutes
  • Production company: Artisan Entertainment.
  • Package type: Keep case
  • Aspect ratio: Full screen standard - 1.33:1
  • DVD encoding: Region 1
  • Available audio tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0)
DVD Extras:
  • Production notes
  • Behind the scenes featurette
  • Jim Henson Creature Shop

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