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Pinocchio (2002)

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Despite guidance from the Blue Fairy and the love of his father, a wooden puppet's curious spirit leads him into one wild adventure after another.

Director:

Roberto Benigni

Writers:

Roberto Benigni (screenplay), Roberto Benigni (story by) | 4 more credits »
5 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roberto Benigni ... Pinocchio
Nicoletta Braschi ... Blue Fairy
Mino Bellei Mino Bellei ... Medoro
Carlo Giuffrè ... Geppetto
Peppe Barra Peppe Barra ... The Talking Cricket
Franco Javarone Franco Javarone ... Mangiafuoco
Max Cavallari Max Cavallari ... The Cat
Bruno Arena Bruno Arena ... The Fox
Corrado Pani ... Giudice
Kim Rossi Stuart ... Lucignolo
Luis Molteni ... Omino di burro
Alessandro Bergonzoni Alessandro Bergonzoni ... Ringmaster
Alfredo Cavazzoni Alfredo Cavazzoni ... Carabiniere 1
Vincenzo Bonanno Vincenzo Bonanno ... Carabiniere 2
Marco Tullio Cau Marco Tullio Cau ... Carabiniere 3
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Despite guidance from the Blue Fairy and the love of his father, a wooden puppet's curious spirit leads him into one wild adventure after another.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Director Roberto Benigni who also plays Pinocchio and Nicoletta Braschi who plays The Blue Fairy are married in real life. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Italian version with English subtitles was screened to most critics, before a last-minute English dubbed version using English-speaking celebrities was used, including Breckin Meyer, Glenn Close, John Cleese, Eric Idle, David Suchet, Cheech Marin, Eddie Griffin, Topher Grace, Erik Bergmann, Queen Latifah and Regis Philbin. See more »

Connections

Version of Pinocchio (2012) See more »

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Promenade Di Pinocchio
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User Reviews

Not as horrendous as the critics said....
30 July 2003 | by frankwarkSee all my reviews

First a warning - do not watch the dubbed release of this film - it's terrible. Watch the original Italian version with English subtitles - it makes all the difference in the world. Visually stunning while only partially flawed by Benigni's casting of himself in the lead role (you have to like him to like the movie), this film is wildly entertaining - more in the vain of Terry Gilliam's The Adventures of Baron Munchausenthan the Disney classic Pinocchio.


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Official Sites:

Miramax | Official site

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

25 December 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Roberto Benigni's Pinocchio See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,151,463, 29 December 2002

Gross USA:

$3,684,305

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$44,310,395
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Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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