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The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)

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In 1920s Vienna, a young girl receives a magical doll on Christmas Eve.

Director:

Andrey Konchalovskiy (as Andrei Konchalovsky)

Writers:

Andrey Konchalovskiy (screenplay) (as Andrei Konchalovsky), Chris Solimine (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Philipps ... Dr. Freud
Fernanda Dorogi ... Dr. Freud's Niece
Kriszta Dorogi ... Dr. Freud's Niece
Dániel Mogács ... Trolley Bus Orchestra Conductor
Elle Fanning ... Mary
Stuart Hopps ... Butler / The Rat Queen's Servant
Aaron Michael Drozin ... Max
Nathan Lane ... Uncle Albert
Richard E. Grant ... Father
Yuliya Vysotskaya ... Mother / The Snow Fairy (as Yulia Visotskaya)
Frances de la Tour ... Frau Eva / The Rat Queen
Jonny Coyne ... Gnomad (as Jonathan Coyne)
Shirley Henderson ... The Nutcracker (voice)
Peter Elliott ... Gielgud
Daniel Peacock Daniel Peacock ... Gielgud
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Storyline

1920s Vienna. Nine-year-old Mary lives in a home filled with lovely things and loneliness. Bothered by bratty brother Max and neglected by well intentioned, but distracted, parents, she yearns for companionship and adventure. On Christmas Eve, Mary's beloved Uncle Albert arrives with the gift of a wooden nutcracker doll. Later that night, Mary's imagination brings the doll to life. Introducing himself as "NC," he takes her on a wondrous journey through a stunning dimension where toys assume human form and everything appears ten times larger. But danger lurks. An army of toothy rat creatures, led by the flamboyant Rat King and his devious mother, has unleashed a plot to overthrow humanity. When NC is captured and placed under a paralytic spell, Mary, Max and a spirited band of toy sidekicks must rescue him from the Rat King's clutches and thwart his wicked plans to 'ratify' the world. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic material, scary images, action and brief smoking | See all certifications »

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Trivia

NC is both the initials of prince Nicholas Charles and short for Nutcracker. See more »

Goofs

As Uncle Albert sings the song about the pebble to Father and Mother in the study and the camera moves back and forth the ink smudge on Father's right ring finger changes in size and colour. See more »

Quotes

Mary: [Mary picks up a piece of paper from the street] What is this?
Gielgud: [They silently read the flyer, which says "Do the Rat Thing. Vote for Ratification. Rex Rat"] The Rat King wants to turn everyone Rat.
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Soundtracks

The Song of the Snow Fairy
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music adapted from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "Waltz of the Flowers" from "The Nutcracker"
Performed by Yuliya Vysotskaya (as Yulia Vysotskaya)
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good intentions
1 May 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

A dark adaptation. far to be awful but not enough for seduce. for adults, it has many good details, from the status of political satire to the references to Christmas and Grinch, reasonable performances and good occasion to discover Sigmund and Albert in not expected context. for children, it is real difficult to say if the film could be useful. because the ambition of director seems chaotic. and the lead desire, after its end, is to read to child the book of Hoffmann. the basic sin of film - it is a Konchalovsky one. and not only the expectation is high but the desire to meet a decent adaptation. sure, 3D and special effects are good points. but not exactly the convincing arguments. for children it is a too dark movie, for adults is far to be the version of the well known tale. it seems a moment of circus. many illusions, no crumb of truth. or emotion. and that is a real sad detail.


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Country:

UK | Hungary

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 2011 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

The Nutcracker: The Untold Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Hungary See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$65,944, 28 November 2010

Gross USA:

$195,459

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,177,993
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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