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Annie (2014)

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A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York City mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.

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Will Gluck

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Will Gluck (screenplay), Aline Brosh McKenna (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Foxx ... Will Stacks
Quvenzhané Wallis ... Annie
Rose Byrne ... Grace
Bobby Cannavale ... Guy
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ... Nash
David Zayas ... Lou
Cameron Diaz ... Hannigan
Zoe Margaret Colletti ... Tessie
Nicolette Pierini ... Mia
Eden Duncan-Smith ... Isabella
Amanda Troya ... Pepper
Dorian Missick ... Annie's "Dad"
Tracie Thoms ... Annie's "Mom"
Mike Birbiglia ... Social Services Inspector
Stephanie Kurtzuba ... Mrs. Kovacevic
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Storyline

The 1977 Broadway musical returns to the big screen with this Overbrook Entertainment/Sony Pictures production surrounding a 10-year-old Harlem foster child (played by Beasts of the Southern Wild's Quvenzhané Wallis) taken in by a calculating billionaire (Jamie Foxx) who's campaigning to be mayor. Abandoned by her biological parents as a baby, Annie (Wallis) spends every moment of every day attempting to avoid the wrath of her cruel foster mother Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz). Thing start to look up for Annie, however, when she has a very public encounter with Will Stacks (Foxx), a local cell-phone mogul with mayoral ambitions. Stacks campaign isn't going too well until he meets Annie and invites her into his home at the suggestion of his trusted top assistant Grace (Rose Byrne) and his ambitious PR advisor Guy (Bobby Cannavale). Meanwhile, what was originally conceived as a PR stunt to win over skeptical voters becomes something much more personal when the jaded tycoon realizes his ...

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It's a Hard Knock Life See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Annie See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,861,939, 21 December 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$85,911,262

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$134,611,262
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The final film for Cameron Diaz before her retirement. See more »

Goofs

When Annie puts first puts the change down on the counter at the government office, there are only three coins, which total 55 cents - two quarters and a nickel. In the next shot, there are now six coins totaling 85 cents, two quarters, three dimes, and a nickel. The coins then become 55 cents when seen in the next shot. Finally, when the clerk takes the bills, the coins disappear completely. See more »

Quotes

Hannigan: Like me on Facebook...
Will Stacks: I don't like you in Harlem, why would I like you on Facebook?
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Crazy Credits

The first part of the credits feature the finale number as well as a number of outtakes. See more »


Soundtracks

Tomorrow
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyric by Martin Charnin
Produced by Greg Kurstin
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Don't bother the real one is $5 at Walmart.....
18 December 2014 | by yoshiredSee all my reviews

some things do not need to be remade ever.... this movie was garbage..... the original is way better as usual.....just don't waste your money on the "updated and downgraded" version.... if your kid wants to see it again the original is available at Walmart for $5..... just because things can be remade does not give you the right or need to do so. on top of being disappointing the least a studio could do is: get decent music. Actors with actual talent. make it true to the original not butchering a classic.... there's just no sense to doing this movie besides trying to get little princess babies to beg mommy and daddy to see it... an again if thats the idea...

GO BUY THE DVD OF THE ORIGINAL!


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