James and the Giant Peach – An abused child murders his family, then flees the country.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – A small boy becomes the owner of a multinational food and beverage conglomerate after witnessing the deaths of several children.
Fantastic Mr. Fox – Three sustainable-scale farmers are driven out of business.
Danny, the Champion of the World – A young man becomes class-conscious and participates in property destruction.
The Twits – A playful married couple with similar senses of humor die on the same day.
George’s Marvellous Medicine – A child becomes the sole caretaker for his verbally abusive grandmother. He poisons her.
The BFG – A deformed, flatulant stranger who controls the dreams of children enlists a little girl in his one-man war against a group of racist cannibals.
The Witches – A young boy is trapped forever inside the body of the mouse and is delighted to discover he will not outlive his grandmother.
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator – Charlie hires his elderly relatives as high-level executives in his new factory, rather than qualified applicants.
The Enormous Crocodile – A group of children watch an animal die.
Matilda – A violent and abusive school principal is allowed to quietly retire, without facing legal action for any of her crimes.
Mallory is an Editor of The Toast.