Despite guidance from the Blue Fairy and the love of his father, a wooden puppet's curious spirit leads him into one wild adventure after another.

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Carlo Giuffrè ...
Peppe Barra ...
The Talking Cricket
Franco Iavarone ...
Mangiafuoco (as Franco Javarone)
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Alfonso Cavazonni ...
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Despite guidance from the Blue Fairy and the love of his father, a wooden puppet's curious spirit leads him into one wild adventure after another.

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25 December 2002 (USA)  »

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€40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,870,343 (Italy) (11 October 2002)

Gross:

$1,132,243 (Japan) (11 April 2003)
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Not as horrendous as the critics said....
30 July 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

First a warning - do not watch the dubbed release of this film - it's terrible. Watch the original Italian version with English subtitles - it makes all the difference in the world. Visually stunning while only partially flawed by Benigni's casting of himself in the lead role (you have to like him to like the movie), this film is wildly entertaining - more in the vain of Terry Gilliam's The Adventures of Baron Munchausenthan the Disney classic Pinocchio.


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