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Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)

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The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created.

Director:

Rob Minkoff

Writers:

Jay Ward (based on the series produced by), Craig Wright (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
2 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ty Burrell ... Mr. Peabody (voice)
Max Charles ... Sherman (voice)
Lauri Fraser Lauri Fraser ... Marie Antoinette / Egyptian Woman (voice)
Guillaume Aretos Guillaume Aretos ... Robespierre (voice)
Pat Musick Pat Musick ... Teacher (voice) (as Patrice A. Musick)
Ariel Winter ... Penny Peterson (voice)
Karan Brar ... Mason (voice)
Joshua Rush ... Carl (voice) (as Josh Rush)
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Principal Purdy (voice)
Allison Janney ... Ms. Grunion (voice)
Dennis Haysbert ... Judge (voice)
Stephen Colbert ... Paul Peterson (voice)
Leslie Mann ... Patty Peterson (voice)
Zach Callison ... King Tut (voice)
Steve Valentine ... Ay (voice)
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Storyline

Mr. Peabody is a business titan, inventor, scientist, gourmand, two-time Olympic medalist and genius...who also happens to be a dog. Using his most ingenious invention, the WABAC machine, Mr. Peabody and his adopted boy Sherman hurtle back in time to experience world-changing events first-hand and interact with some of the greatest characters of all time. But when Sherman breaks the rules of time travel, our two heroes find themselves in a race to repair history and save the future, while Mr. Peabody may face his biggest challenge yet - being a parent. Written by Juan Diaz

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The Dogfather of all comedies. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild action and brief rude humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Las aventuras de Peabody y Sherman See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$145,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,207,057, 9 March 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$111,506,430

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$275,698,039
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jess Harnell and Stanley Tucci have worked on the Transformers films. Harnell voiced Ironhide and Barricade, while Tucci played Joshua in Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014). See more »

Goofs

Early in the film Sherman says that the Leaning Tower of Pisa didn't always lean (suggesting that he caused it to lean). In fact the tower of Pisa has always leaned ever since it was built, due to an uneven settling of the foundation. The lean got progressively worse until structural modifications were put in place to reinforce it around the year 2000. It is now declared safe for at least 200 years. However, Peabody cartoons often contain deliberate inaccuracies for the sake of a gag (in the original skit he explains that they're seeing history as it "should have been"), and this in particular is a subtle reference to the Galileo skit from the original cartoons. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mr. Peabody: Our story begins high over New York City, in the luxurious penthouse apartment of perhaps the most unlikely genius the world has ever known.
[Camera pans to Peabody in an upside-down position]
Mr. Peabody: Oh. Sorry. You caught me doing my yoga. You were expecting downward dog, perhaps?
[Jumps into upright position]
Mr. Peabody: My name is Mr. Peabody.
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Crazy Credits

Mr. Peabody and Sherman are shown in the credits in their original drawn design, and shown at the very end walking towards the vanishing point of the screen. See more »

Alternate Versions

The closing credits in the UK version feature a song entitled 'Kid', written and performed by Peter Andre. See more »

Connections

Referenced in RiffTrax Live: Time Chasers (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Aquarela do Brasil
Written by Ary Barroso
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman is a nice update on the classic TV cartoon series
8 March 2014 | by tavmSee all my reviews

Just watched this with my movie theatre-working friend. It's based on "Peabody's Improbable History", a cartoon that always aired in the middle of the "Rocky & Bullwinkle" show and had Mr. Peabody, a smart dog with glasses, and Sherman, his adopted human son-also with glasses, going to various important events in history ending with some kind of pun often said by Peabody to a bemused Sherman. This version takes some elements from the pilot episode (Peabody adopts Sherman amid some troubles) and also adds somewhat of a girlfriend from school for the boy. With that out of the way, I'll just say that I found some amusement at much of the humor concerning some historical figures and some modern lingo and I did laugh out loud a few times. There's even some heart rending scenes I liked. But nothing beats the charm of the old cartoons even though they weren't the best artistically in animation. Still, the computer-animation is visually pleasing so on that note, I recommend Mr. Peabody & Sherman.


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