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Paddington (2014)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family  |  16 January 2015 (USA)
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A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.

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Montgomery Clyde
Madeleine Worrall ...
Agatha Clyde
Lottie Steer ...
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Theresa Watson ...
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Aunt Lucy (voice)
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Uncle Pastuzo (voice)
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Paddington (voice)
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Madeleine Harris ...
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Storyline

A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined - until he meets the kind Brown family, who read the label around his neck ('Please look after this bear. Thank you.') and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist. Written by Marmalade Films

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A little bear will make a big splash. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for mild action and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 January 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Paddington Bear  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,205,000 (USA) (16 January 2015)

Gross:

$75,820,623 (USA) (8 May 2015)
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Trivia

Chester Cheetah from a Cheetos Commercial makes a brief cameo appearances during the bloopers of Paddington scene. See more »

Goofs

Paddington falls off the mail trolley in Paddington station and then opens the bag he is hidden in. He steps out of the bag and when the shot pans away, the bag has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Paddington: [Henry Brown is brushing his teeth with the toothbrush Paddington got his earwax on the day before] Um, you're not using those ear brushes to clean your mouth are you, Mr Brown?
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Crazy Credits

The credits feature the assurance "No bears were harmed in the making of this film." See more »

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Referenced in Film 2015: Episode dated 2 December 2014 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Blow Wind Blow
Performed by D Lime featuring Tobago Crusoe
Written and Composed by Lionel Belasco
Published by Roots Caribbean Rhythms Publishing (PRS)
Recorded by Stephen Sedgwick
Assisted by John Foyle and Kristian Donaldson
Recorded at Studio 13
Produced by Electric Wave Bureau
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An immediate classic!
17 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is, without doubt, one of the funniest and most heartwarming films that I expect to see in my life. A true "Family" film, it should appeal to children of all ages as well as to adults who are still children at heart.

The cast is perfection, and the director has been truly inspired. The extra touches in both sight and sound that he brings to the film are brilliant - but I shan't specify what they are, for fear of spoiling the surprises.

The film walks a fine line being cute at times, but it never becomes cloying or overly sweet. Paddington lives. I quickly forgot that he was a CGI and simply accepted him as another part of the cast.

Even if you have no children to take with you, you should see this film.


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