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Their World Is Closer Than You Think

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.


Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen

Hogsqueal (voice)

Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright

Aunt Lucinda Spiderwick

Freddie Highmore
Freddie Highmore

Jared Grace / Simon Grace

David Strathairn
David Strathairn

Arthur Spiderwick

Nick Nolte
Nick Nolte


All Cast

Name Character
Martin Short He was 57, now 70 years old as Thimbletack (voice)
Freddie Highmore He was 16, now 28 years old as Jared Grace / Simon Grace
Nick Nolte He was 67, now 79 years old as Mulgarath
Ron Perlman He was 57, now 69 years old as Red Cap (voice)
David Strathairn He was 59, now 71 years old as Arthur Spiderwick
Mary-Louise Parker She was 43, now 55 years old as Helen Grace
Seth Rogen He was 25, now 37 years old as Hogsqueal (voice)
Joan Plowright She was 78, now 90 years old as Aunt Lucinda Spiderwick
Sarah Bolger She was 16, now 29 years old as Mallory Grace
Andrew McCarthy He was 45, now 57 years old as Richard Grace
Tyler Patrick Jones He was 13, now 26 years old as Additional Performer


Name Department
Marci Liroff as Casting. she was 50 (now 62) years old Production
Louis Craig as Special Effects Supervisor. Visual Effects
Dick Bernstein as Music Editor. Sound
Christa Munro as Art Direction. Art
Tony DiTerlizzi as Executive Producer. he was 38 (now 50) years old Production
Tony DiTerlizzi as Novel. he was 38 (now 50) years old Writing
Mark A. Mangini as Sound Designer. he was 51 (now 63) years old Sound
Isabelle Guay as Supervising Art Director. Art
Jim Passon as Color Timer. Editing
Robin D. Cook as Casting. Production
Holly Black as Executive Producer. she was 36 (now 48) years old Production
Holly Black as Novel. she was 36 (now 48) years old Writing
Julia Pistor as Executive Producer. Production
Marie-Elaine Bailly as Production Coordinator. Production
John Sayles as Screenplay. he was 57 (now 69) years old Writing
Michael Kahn as Editor. he was 72 (now 84) years old Editing
Larry J. Franco as Producer. he was 58 (now 70) years old Production
James Horner as Original Music Composer. he was 54 (61) years old when he died Sound
Karey Kirkpatrick as Producer. he was 43 (now 55) years old Production
Karey Kirkpatrick as Screenplay. he was 43 (now 55) years old Writing
Joey Box as Stunt Coordinator. he was 43 (now 55) years old Crew
James D. Bissell as Production Design. he was 56 (now 68) years old Art
Mark Waters as Director. he was 43 (now 55) years old Directing
David Berenbaum as Screenplay. he was 8 (now 20) years old Writing
Tim Alexander as Visual Effects Supervisor. Tim Alexander was 42 (now 54) years old Visual Effects
Steve Barnett as Co-Producer. he was 52 (now 64) years old Production
Mark Canton as Producer. he was 58 (now 70) years old Production
Michael Lantieri as Special Effects Supervisor. he was 53 (now 65) years old Visual Effects
Kevin Yagher as Makeup Effects. he was 45 (now 57) years old Crew
Odette Gadoury as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Steven Woloshen as Transportation Co-Captain. Steven Woloshen was 48 (now 60) years old Crew
Tom C. Peitzman as Co-Producer. Production
The Spiderwick Chronicles poster
The Spiderwick Chronicles (12 years)

Their World Is Closer Than You Think

  • Release day: Thursday, February 14, 2008
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Budget: USD 90,000,000.00
  • Revenue: USD 162,839,667.00