Eleven-year-old Annie has been living in an orphanage her whole life run by cruel Miss Hannigan. After unsuccessful escape attempts, Grace Farrell comes to take the child home to live two ... See full summary »
Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. However, he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother and sister - who all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
Academy Award® nominee Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) stars as Annie, a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014. Originally left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they'd be back for her someday, it's been a hard knock life ever since with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz). But everything's about to change when the hard-nosed tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) - advised by his brilliant VP, Grace (Rose Byrne) and his shrewd and scheming campaign advisor, Guy (Bobby Cannavale) - makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. Stacks believes he's her guardian angel, but Annie's self-assured nature and bright, sun-will-come-out-tomorrow outlook on life just might mean it's the other way around. Written by
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When Stacks rescues Annie from the truck, the shot includes a building sign "Punjab Imports" (or similar). Punjab was a character in the strip and in Annie (1982) (played by Geoffrey Holder). He wore a turban and was probably a Sikh and added to the exotic, worldly aura of Daddy Warbucks. See more »
During the reprise of "Tomorrow," Annie, Grace and Will are running holding hands, then Grace is a few steps behind not holding Annie's hand and then it cuts to them all holding hands. See more »
Peanut Butter Jelly Time
Written by Herman Kelly, Denise Barnes, Elijah Brown, Jeffrey Fortson, Raymond Hartley and Rose Hutchinson
Performed by The Buckwheat Boyz (as Buckwheat Boyz)
Courtesy of Slip 'N Slide Records
and Courtesy of Entertainment One/Rockville Entertainment
By arrangement with Shelly Bay Music
Contains a sample of "Dance to the Drummer's Beat"
Performed by Herman Kelly & Life
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
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I just want to start with saying that plenty of the comments were made by people who do not like the original 'Annie' or musical in general. Why would you then go and watch the movie, expecting to hate it? Also, if seeing a black Annie bothers you so much then move to a remote island with a mirror so all that you see if yourself, you miserable racists.
The movie was fantastic family fun with a modern twist. Thank God that there is an Annie that other little girls can relate to. The songs were lovely and it left a lovely warm feeling inside. Please, I beg people to stop being so bitter! Definitely worth taking your children to go and watch!
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