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Wonder (2017)

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Based on the New York Times bestseller, this movie tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters the fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

Director:

Stephen Chbosky

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Stephen Chbosky (screenplay by), Steve Conrad (screenplay by) (as Steven Conrad) | 2 more credits »
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'Wonder' Stars Talk About How It's Rude to Stare

Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay, and Owen Wilson talk about how staring can make someone feel uncomfortable — something Auggie in Wonder has to deal with every day.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jacob Tremblay ... Auggie
Owen Wilson ... Nate
Izabela Vidovic ... Via
Julia Roberts ... Isabel
Mark Dozlaw ... Teenage Doctor
Rukiya Bernard ... Nurse
Jennifer March Jennifer March ... Neonatologist
Mandy Patinkin ... Mr. Tushman
Noah Jupe ... Jack Will
Bryce Gheisar ... Julian
Elle McKinnon ... Charlotte
Daveed Diggs ... Mr. Browne
Ty Consiglio ... Amos
Kyle Breitkopf ... Miles
James A Hughes ... Henry (as James Hughes)
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Storyline

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to discover their compassion and acceptance, Auggie's extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can't blend in when you were born to stand out. Written by Lionsgate

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Drama | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements including bullying, and some mild language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Hong Kong

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wonder See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$132,422,809

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$305,593,765
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

One of the first movies to feature the rebuilt World Trade Center Freedom Tower (the blue glass-looking skyscraper in the background of most of this movie's aerial shots of New York City). See more »

Goofs

In preparation for his graduation, Owen Wilson's character knots Auggie's tie with a simple knot, but when we see him later at the ceremony, the tie knot is the more elaborate Windsor Knot. See more »

Quotes

Isabel: How are you?
Auggie: Good. And guess what? I got in a fight.
[shows his grazed elbow]
Isabel: Oh my God, you're bleeding! Are you okay?
Nate: What happened?
Isabel: Auggie got in a fight.
AuggieNate: [Checks on Auggie's elbow] That's terrible. I'm sorry.
[pauses]
Nate: Did you win?
Isabel: Nate!
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Crazy Credits

Drawings of Auggie as an astronaut appear in the credits. See more »


Soundtracks

DOWN THE HATCH
Written and Performed by Marcelo Zarvos
Courtesy of Universal Studios
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A perfect family movie
19 November 2017 | by Fadi_MichelSee all my reviews

We Need this type of movies nowadays!

It is an emotional, funny & uplifting story. I was fully sympathized with August Pullman. It was so wonderful to see and feel everything through him. The way he describes everything is so beautiful. Also, knowing the story from the perspective of certain characters made a strong connection between me and them.

I read the book. It was awesome too. Some details were changed in the movie but were good changes and there are some details from the book I hoped the movie to show it and it didn't but that didn't affect the movie in a negative way. Everything was simple, clear and on point. The movie has strong messages about kindness, love, appreciating everyone for who they are and true friendship.

Jacob Tremblay proves again his talent as an actor. You won't recognize him because of the makeup but his expressions, voice and eyes were really persuasive. All the kids are amazing. Izabela Vidovic surprised me a lot. Julia Roberts is excellent and Owen Wilson was great. He was exactly as I imagined him while reading the Book.

Finally, Stephen Chbosky. Great job man! Once again he made me care about the characters and he portrayed them beautifully specially the kids. He let them shine in every scene.

I loved this movie so much. I had a great and enjoyable time with it. I laughed and cried. It is pure and heartwarming. This is a perfect family movie.


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