Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story


Jack Robinson is a wealthy business man with no time for anything but work. However, a family curse is looming over him - no man in the Robinson line ever lives past the age of thirty. With his upcoming birthday appears the remains of literally giant skeleton and a mysterious woman who claims to have once known the giant.


  • Matthew Modine - Jack Robinson
  • Vanessa Redgrave  - Countess Wilhelmina, Matriarch / Narrator
  • Mia Sara - Ondine
  • Daryl Hannah - Thespee, Member Great Council of Mac Slec
  • Jon Voight - Siggy (Sigfried Mannheim), Overseas Div. Director for Robinson Intl.
  • Richard Attenborough - Magog, Arbiter of Justice Great Council of Mac Slec
  • Bill Barretta - Thunderdell
  • Honor Blackman - Jules, Jack's Secretary

This 2001 Miniseries (presented here as a single feature film) won a Primetime Emmy in 2001.

Jack in the Beanstalk: The Real Story at Internet Movie Database