The Short Adventures of Wallace and Gromit

  • Directed by Nick Park
  • United Kingdom, 2008, 113 mins.

Established in 1972, Aardman Animation vaulted to international affection with the release of A Grand Day Out (1989), the first of Nick Park’s stop-motion films depicting the outsized adventures of stodgy inventor/cheese enthusiast Wallace and his faithful and intellectually superior canine companion Gromit. In addition to Grand Day, this delightful program presents a complete overview of Park’s beloved Wallace and Gromit shorts, including The Wrong Trousers (1993), A Close Shave (1995), and A Matter of Loaf and Death (2008).

Genres: Comedy, Animation, Short

Other Films by Nick Park

Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Eccentric inventor Wallace and his cunning dog Gromit have launched a humane pest control business. When called upon by the dotty Lady Tottington to solve her rabbit infestation problems, Wallace tangles with her Ladyship’s would-be suitor, rotten cad Victor Quartermaine. When their new pest-control device malfunctions with disastrous results, Wallace teeters close to disaster and

Chicken Run

The feature debut from the Academy Award-winning team behind the much-loved Wallace and Gromit shorts is a charming adventure set on a Yorkshire chicken farm. In the prison-like conditions, any chicken who doesn’t make her egg quota can meet a “fowl” fate. Rocky, a Rhode Island Red American rooster who can sort of fly, and