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”