Harry Wormwood: A book? What do you want a book for?
Matilda: To read.
Harry: To read? Why would you want to read when you got the television set sitting right in front of you? There’s nothing you can get from a book that you can’t get from a television faster.
Starring: Mara Wilson as Matilda, Embeth Davidtz as Miss Honey, Pam Ferris as Miss Trunchbull, Danny DeVito as Harry Wormwood and Rhea Perlman as Zinnia Wormwood, dir. Danny DeVito.