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The Star (2017)

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A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bo (voice)
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Dave (voice)
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Ruth (voice)
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Mary (voice)
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Joseph (voice)
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Herod (voice)
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Thaddeus (voice)
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Rufus (voice)
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Leah (voice)
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Zach (voice)
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Edith (voice)
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Old Donkey (voice)
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Abby (voice)
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Rebecca (voice)
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Deborah (voice)
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Storyline

In Sony Pictures Animation's THE STAR, a small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free, and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told - the first Christmas. Written by Teaser-Trailer.com

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It Takes Many Tails To Tell The Greatest Story Ever


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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17 November 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Star: The Story of the First Christmas  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$40,621,914, 15 January 2018
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Trivia

Keegan-Michael Key's third Sony Animation Film, after Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) and Angry Birds (2016). See more »

Crazy Credits

During the credits, it is shown that Joseph buys Bo from the miller and helps him and Mary raise Jesus together. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Star (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

The Star
Written by Mariah Carey, Marc Shaiman, and Thom Fennessey
Composed by Mariah Carey and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey appears courtesy of Epic Records
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Don't listen to the negatives
23 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

The oldest review is rather shameful...it's not indoctrination to tell kids the truth and Mary was a virgin, no need for the quotes. The movie's good and worth seeing. It's great that it got a theater release, considering the junk in Hollywood today. Also I don't agree that it trivializes the story at all.


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