The BFG on Netflix: Release Date & Details


The BFG is a Netflix Original adventure directed by Steven Spielberg. This movie was initially released on Monday, March 15, 2021, and currently has a 6.4 rating on IMDb.

Is The BFG on Netflix?

Yes, The BFG is on Netflix. You can stream The BFG on Netflix starting Monday, March 15, 2021, at 12 AM PT / 3 AM ET. Discover all movies and series released on March 15th and see what’s new on Netflix in March 2021.

Below you can view The BFG plot, streaming info, reviews, and much more about the movie.

Netflix release date Monday, March 15, 2021
Time 3:00 AM ET / 12:00 AM PT
Stream Netflix
Starring Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement
Genre Adventure
Rating PG

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Movie summary

An orphan little girl befriends a benevolent giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.

The BFG is a Netflix Original movie released in 2016. Netflix uses the term "original" to present movies and series that are exclusive to Netflix - cannot be watched anywhere else. About 85% of all new spending on content goes toward original programming. You can view the official website and The BFG on Netflix for more information.


The BFG is a adventure, family, fantasy movie with a 74% score on Rotten Tomatoes and IMDb audience rating of 6.3 (93,231 votes).

IMDb 6.3
RottenTomatoes 74%
MetaCritic 66

Age Rating

Here is what parents should to know – The BFG parental rating is PG. A PG content rating means parents are urged to give "parental guidance, as some material may not be suitable for young children.

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