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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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Storyline

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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Growing up isn't the problem... forgetting is. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Lucky Red [Italy] | Official site | See more »

Country:

France

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El principito See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$81,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,563,694 (France), 2 August 2015, Wide Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,140, 1 April 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,339,152

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$102,057,758
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Werth Academy school in the film is named after the writer Leon Werth, to whom the Little Prince book is dedicated ("To Leon Werth, when he was a little boy"). See more »

Goofs

The mother tears the story pages in two halfway through the movie, however when she hands the old man the book at the end, there is no evidence of their ever having been torn. See more »

Quotes

The Businessman: [after using one of the stars as example for powering his planet] There, you see? The inessential has become perfectly essential.
[to the Little Girl, angry]
The Businessman: How it should be for all things.
[ordering The Conceited Man and pointing to the classroom]
The Businessman: Take her back to the classroom. Make sure no one interferes.
[the Conceited Man grabs The Little Girl's arm as he was about to get her to the classroom, as the latter was trying to break free of The Conceited Man's grip]
The Little Girl: No! Let me go, I can't...
The Conceited Man: [...]
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Crazy Credits

When the Paramount logo appears, it turns golden and stars hanging from strings appear above. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Happiest Episode: D (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Quand j'était petit je vous aimais
Written by Charles Trenet
Performed by Charles Trenet
R1939 Parlophone / Warner Music France, a Warner Music Company
© Editions Raoul Breton
Courtesy of Warner Music France
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There is hope
27 October 2015 | by hdadizadehSee all my reviews

Very successful in bringing Little Prince into today. The movie made me to read the Little Prince again and learn more. The challenge between living natural and living modern became fully alive in my mind again and again. Like my childhood. I have a neighbor very similar to Aviator. He had long white hair and a very old jacket. He had a magic smile. I think he was very similar to Aviator. All of my memories of him became animated in front of my eyes while watching the movie. Maybe everyone has someone like Aviator in his or her life or must find. The snake scene was very deep like book. The movie made me to believe yet there is hope for peace.


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