Roald Dahl: 5 Crazy Film Scenes Inspired By Books

    September 13, 2012
    Amanda Crum

Today would have been author Roald Dahl’s 96th birthday, and in honor of the man who gave us hope that there really was a crazy old candy inventor somewhere in the world who would someday let us tour his insane factory of chocolate and child-torture, here are some of the best movie scenes inspired by his books.

Lunatic rhino from “James And The Giant Peach”

Nightmare-inducing tunnel scene from “Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory”

Random, “The Fantastic Mr. Fox”

Cake punishment, “Matilda”

Horrifying, “The Witches”