Kit, a twenty-something dreamer, receives an invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams.

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Brie Larson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brie Larson ... Kit
Samuel L. Jackson ... The Salesman
Joan Cusack ... Gladys
Bradley Whitford ... Gene
Mamoudou Athie ... Virgil
Hamish Linklater ... Gary
Martha MacIsaac ... Sabrina
Karan Soni ... Kevin
Annaleigh Ashford ... Crystal
Ryan Hansen ... Brock
Mary Holland ... Joanie
Ithamar Enriquez ... Cashier
Todd Jeffries ... Joel
Deb Hiett ... Librarian
Nelson Franklin ... Aaron
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Storyline

Kit (Brie Larson) is a lonely twenty-something dreamer who's reluctant to leave the comforts of childhood and fully embrace adulthood. But when art school sends her packing, Kit is forced to move back home with her parents and take a temp job in a boring office. Just when she's resolved to finally put her Care Bears aside and grow up, a mysterious salesman enters Kit's life and offers to give her childlike heart its greatest desire. Unicorn Store is a love letter to everyone's inner child, and a reminder that no dream is impossible. Written by Netflix

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Taglines:

Everyone Needs a Little Magic. Even If They're All Grown Up.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Brie Larson didn't want to play Kit, but screenwriter Samantha McIntyre insisted that she should play the part. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene there is a pay phone. See more »

Quotes

Gladys: The most grown up thing you can do is fail at things you really care about.
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Close the Loop AKA Recycle Rex
Written by Craig Taubman
Performed by Alex Greenwald
Courtesy of Walt Disney Records
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Surprisingly emotional
5 April 2019 | by anka-62640See all my reviews

I started watching this thinking it was more of a funny, bull crap fantasy concept, but found myself moved to tears by the end of it. Maybe it's just because I'm different, just like Kit, and I don't wanna grow up. Society feels like the depressing, gray and beige setting of her office - rigid and colourless. Individuals that stand out are pushed away instead of embraced. This movie might not be for everyone, and not everyone might get it, but for those of us feeling like we can't fit into the norm it really hits home.

Brie Larson does an amazing job at both acting and directing, and Jackson is simply outstanding as the colourful salesman.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Unicorn Store See more »

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2.39 : 1
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