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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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Aunt Lucy (voice)
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Paddington (voice)
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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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Paddington Bear  »

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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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Trivia

Sally Hawkins portrays an author of children's books. In real life, both of Hawkins' parents are authors and illustrators of children's books. See more »

Goofs

When Millicent is in the phone box just before she meets Mr. Curry, the damage to the glass in the phone box is inconsistent between shots. See more »

Quotes

Master Gruber: My body aged quickly but for my heart it took more time
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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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Featured in Projector: Paddington/Get Santa (2014) See more »

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Pomp and Marmalade
Written by Natalie Ann Holt (as Natalie Holt)
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Master Recording Courtesy of Natalie Holt
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The Bear Necessities
1 December 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A wonderful adaptation drawn from the characters immortalised in the books, this film is a major success. Heart-warming and humorous without being mawkish or over-sentimental, the antics and escapades of lovable Paddington Bear will surely delight fans of all ages.

How the animators achieved such a wonderful and memorable 'Paddington' is a minor miracle. His expressions and mannerisms are spot on, whilst the cast are obviously all enjoying themselves enormously in being permitted to perform in Paddington's World. It is obvious that a great deal of love and affection has been injected into the making of this film; the acting, graphics, editing, sets and storyline are all virtually flawless, and you must surely be a soul with no heart not to find some modicum of pleasure from this 90 minute magical movie experience.

I have deducted one star, which may seem a tad mean after such a glowing review, but that is simply because my family and I wanted the film to go on longer. And that is a sure sign of a good movie.


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