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Paddington (2014)

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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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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

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

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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:

$76,137,505 (USA) (5 June 2015)
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Due to its fine performance at the worldwide box office, it managed to be highest-ever grossing non-Hollywood family film, that isn't animated, and it's the highest grossing release from the production company Studio Canal. Furthermore, it spend 12 weeks in the top 10 at the British box office, and eventually became the highest grossing British film at the UK box office among releases from 2014. See more »

Goofs

Two sentry boxes are shown outside the gates of Buckingham Palace. However in reality there are no sentry boxes outside of the grounds. See more »

Quotes

Jonathan Brown: Why is dad so BORING & annoying?
Henry Brown: For your own good, Jonathan.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Followed by Paddington 2 (2017) See more »

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Mission: Impossible Theme
Written by Lalo Schifrin
Published by Sony / ATV Melody / Ensign Music
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A great Christmas movie...
24 December 2014 | by (Dubai) – See all my reviews

"Paddington" by Paul King is just right for the festive season. The fluffy main character you just have to love. The animations are lovingly detailed and of irresistible cuteness. The humor is wonderful quirky and endearing. It was a welcome change to laugh many times about a film that is essentially free of blood and death.

Nicole Kidman is wonderfully funny and nasty as Museum Director whose vocation is the stuffing of animals. The Brown family with the great Sally Hawkins as mother and a sympathetic stuffy Hugh Bonneville as a father is full of hilarious absurdity.

The Movie is one you can really watch and enjoy with the whole family and there will be no doubt that everybody will love it.


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