James and the Giant Peach premiered in theaters on April 12, 1996. Half a year later, on October 15, 1996, it became available on VHS, at a price of $19.99. This VHS was replaced by a new Special Edition in 2000.
Take a bite out of Disney's delicious fantasy adventure, James and the Giant Peach, a wildly imaginative tale about a boy who journeys to a wondrous city 'where dreams come true'. When James spills a pouch of magic crocodile tongues in his yard, a giant peach grows as huge as a house. Climbing inside, James is instantly transported into an enchanted world filled with human-like insects, a peach-eating shark and underwater pirates. A thrilling and magical odyssey soaring with amazing animation and original music -- you'll soon discover that 'marvelous things will happen' to you and everyone who takes it home!
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|2||Trailer for 101 Dalmatians (Live Action)||July 1996|
|3||Promo for Topsy Turvy Games and Timon & Pumbaa's Jungle Games||August 1996|
|4||Video preview for Muppet Treasure Island||August 1996|
|5||Video preview for Oliver & Company||August 1996|
|6||Video preview for Toy Story||July 1996|
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- Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (VHS)
- Aladdin and the King of Thieves (VHS)
- Muppet Treasure Island (VHS)
- Oliver & Company (1996 VHS)
In Other Countries
|Country of origin||Release date|
|Japan||May 16, 1997|
James and the Giant Peach made its TV premiere on the Disney Channel on April 20, 1997, and aired through April 10, 1998. After a two-year hiatus, it returned to the Disney Channel on May 6, 2000, and aired a few times more through May 3, 2001.