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Onward (2020)

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Two elven brothers embark on a quest to bring their father back for one day.

Director:

Dan Scanlon

Writers:

Dan Scanlon (original story by), Keith Bunin (original story by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tom Holland ... Ian Lightfoot (voice)
Chris Pratt ... Barley Lightfoot (voice)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Laurel Lightfoot (voice)
Octavia Spencer ... The Manticore (voice)
Mel Rodriguez ... Colt Bronco (voice)
Kyle Bornheimer ... Wilden Lightfoot (Dad) (voice)
Lena Waithe ... Officer Spector (voice)
Ali Wong ... Officer Gore (voice)
Grey Griffin ... Dewdrop (Pixie Dusters Leader) (voice)
Tracey Ullman ... Grecklin (Pawn Shop Owner) (voice)
Wilmer Valderrama ... Gaxton (College Friend) (voice)
George Psarras ... Officer Avel (voice)
John Ratzenberger ... Construction Worker Fenwick (voice)

Tom Holland and Chris Pratt Pick Magical Movie Scenes

Onward stars Tom Holland and Chris Pratt pick their favorite scenes from each other's movie careers.

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Storyline

Set in a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot, go on an journey to discover if there is still a little magic left out there in order to spend one last day with their father, who died when they were too young to remember him.

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Cometh Soon.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action/peril and some mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Trivia

One item that is apparently quite similar is the candy known as Pixie Sticks. It's little more than pure sugar, but in the film, while it might have the same name, it's actually something quite different. According to the package, Pixie Sticks are actually 100% real Pixie Dust. See more »

Quotes

Barley Lightfoot: Put it in O, for onward!
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Crazy Credits

A nod to a role-playing classic in the closing credits: "Special thanks to the D&D team at Wizards of the Coast for use of The Beholder and The Gelatinous Cube" See more »

Alternate Versions

The movie is also presented in a 3D version, the IMAX-Enhanced version and the 4DX-Enhanced version. See more »

Connections

Featured in SportsCenter: Episode #42.55 (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

Let's Get It On
Written by Marvin Gaye & Ed Townsend
Performed by Marvin Gaye
Courtesy of Motown Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Great adventure
29 February 2020 | by masonsaulSee all my reviews

Onward isn't one of Pixar's best but its still a great fantasy adventure about rediscovering magic that's fun, funny and emotional. Tom Holland and Chris Pratt are both incredible and have perfect chemistry. Octavia Spencer and Julia Louis-Dreryfus are both great. As usual the animation is incredible and consistently stunning. The music by Mychael Danna is really good and Dan Scanlon's direction is great.


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Official Sites:

Disney+ | Official Site | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$39,119,861, 8 March 2020

Gross USA:

$61,555,145

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$104,128,230
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS-X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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