Horton Hears a Who! (2008) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. Horton agrees to help protect the Whos and their home, but this gives him nothing but torment from his neighbors, who refuse to believe that anything could survive on the speck. Still, Horton stands by the motto that, "After all, a person is a person, no matter how small."

    - Written by Griffin84
  • While living in the Jungle of Nool, friendly elephant Horton enjoys living life while teaching school to the animal children. But when he hears a voice coming from a tiny speck of dust, he discovers that it is actually the microscopic town of Whoville. Wanting to keep it safe, Horton swears to help his new tiny friends and get them to safety. But Horton must watch out for a sneaky kangaroo who is out to prove that Horton is crazy and that he is threatening the safety of the children.

    - Written by Blazer346
  • In the jungle of Nool, the elephant Horton hears a voice in a speck; he uses a clover to rescue the speck of dust and he makes contact with the Mayor of Whoville. Horton discovers that in that tiny speck there is a city crowded with creatures and he decides to leave Whoville in a safe place. However, the evil Kangaroo does not believe Horton's story and thinks he's dangerous for the children of Nool, making them believe in what they cannot see, hear, or feel, and incites the animals against Horton.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

    - Written by Anonymous


In the Jungle of Nool on the fifteenth of May where a warthog breifly ran, a caring, imaginative elephant named Horton (Jim Carrey)...

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