The Borrowers

(1997)

Overview

The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer Ocious P. Potter steals the will granting title to the house, which he plans to demolish in order to build apartments. The Lenders are forced to move, and the Clocks face the risk of being exposed to the normal-sized world.

  1. Gavin Scott

    Screenplay

  2. John Kamps

    Screenplay

  3. Mary Norton

    Novel

  4. Peter Hewitt

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Goodman

    John Goodman

    Ocious P. Potter

  2. Jim Broadbent

    Jim Broadbent

    Pod Clock

  3. Mark Williams

    Mark Williams

    Exterminator Jeff

  4. Celia Imrie

    Celia Imrie

    Homily Clock

  5. Tom Felton

    Tom Felton

    Peagreen Clock

Full Cast & Crew

The Borrowers
The Borrowers

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Status Released

Release Information

  • February 13, 1998
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 26m

Budget $29,000,000.00

Revenue -

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