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The Little Prince (2015)

Le Petit Prince (original title)
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A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to prepare her for it. Her neighbor, the Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary world where anything is possible, the world of the Little Prince.

Director:

Mark Osborne

Writers:

Irena Brignull (original screenplay by), Bob Persichetti (original screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeff Bridges ... The Aviator (voice)
Mackenzie Foy ... The Little Girl (voice)
Rachel McAdams ... The Mother (voice)
Marion Cotillard ... The Rose (voice)
Riley Osborne ... The Little Prince (voice)
James Franco ... The Fox (voice)
Bud Cort ... The King (voice)
Benicio Del Toro ... The Snake (voice)
Ricky Gervais ... The Conceited Man (voice)
Albert Brooks ... The Businessman (voice)
Paul Rudd ... Mr. Prince (voice)
Paul Giamatti ... The Academy Teacher (voice)
Jeffy Branion ... The Policeman (voice) (as Jeff Branion)
Jacquie Barnbrook ... The Nurse / The Worried Neighbor / The Snooty Panelist (voice)
Marcel Bridges Marcel Bridges ... The Concerned Neighbor (voice)
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From Mark Osborne comes the first-ever animated feature film adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's iconic masterpiece, The Little Prince. At the heart of it all is The Little Girl, who's being prepared by her mother for the very grown-up world in which they live - only to be interrupted by her eccentric, kind-hearted neighbor, The Aviator. The Aviator introduces his new friend to an extraordinary world where anything is possible. A world that he himself was initiated into long ago by The Little Prince. It's here that The Little Girl's magical and emotional journey into her own imagination - and into the universe of The Little Prince - begins. And it's where The Little Girl rediscovers her childhood and learns that ultimately, it's human connections that matter most, and that what's truly essential can only be seen with the heart. Written by EJ

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Marion Cotillard and Rachel McAdams had previously starred in Midnight in Paris (2011). See more »

Goofs

In the first scenes, the tag on the house's sign reads "Sold" (in English), but a few scenes later it reads "Vendu" (in French). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
The Aviator: [narrating] Once, when I was six years old, I read a book about the primeval forest. The book said, "Boa constrictors swallow their prey whole, without chewing it."
[makes ravaging and shallowing sounds]
The Aviator: I pondered this deeply. And then, I did my first drawing. I showed my masterpiece to grown-ups and asked if the drawing frightened them.
Grown-up: Frightened? Why should anyone be frightened of a hat?
The Aviator: Grown-ups. They never understand anything by themselves.
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Crazy Credits

One of few movies where the end credits scroll downwards (instead of upwards), so that the title of each department is at the bottom of the list of people in that department. See more »


Soundtracks

The Little Prince
Lyrics by Red Head Anne and Oh Ja Hyun
Music by Red Head Anne and Shin Yoon Soo
Performed by Ryeo-wook Kim
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Such stories don't need working out you feel the characters as they evolve and identify with you
10 June 2015 | by ritikaprasadSee all my reviews

It was so long ago that this furred creature talked of life and other miraculous things hoisted up by far fetched maturity and sensibility presumably alien for a being draped in fur, but it resonates louder and makes even more sense now, when after all this years I re-read the novella that was first published in 1943 after the outbreak of second WW, by French writer and artist Antoine De- Saint Exupery, The Little Prince. It makes me wonder if it ever were a children's tale, but again to decode such an honest, sincerely beautiful written work of art, a child's innocence and naivety is the only play. Such stories don't need working out you feel the characters as they evolve through the pages and identify with you. 2015 is about to see in a re-imagined spirit the animated adaptation of Exupery's invention, from Kung- Fu Panda director Mark Osborne of the same name. It is majorly awaited. The trailer was irresistibly delicious instilling a magic like atmosphere with the equally enchanting background score by Richard Harvey and Hans Zimmer. This movie got an amazing cast from Bridges to Cottilard, it will be dream on screen. The little girl's imagination of the Prince and the fox is done by stop motion animation resembling and staying true to those old painted images. Remember the dewy water color illustrations by Exupery depicting the Prince on the asteroid, the magical rose that grew on it…with flaxen hair and a scarf he just looked like a cherry boy who lost his way. Walking through the sands, if you please I would draw you a sheep.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Budget:

$81,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$116,927, 14 February 2016

Gross USA:

$1,339,152

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$97,571,250
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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