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Jojo Rabbit (2019)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, War | 8 November 2019 (USA)
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A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

Director:

Taika Waititi

Writers:

Taika Waititi (screenplay), Christine Leunens (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roman Griffin Davis ... Jojo
Thomasin McKenzie ... Elsa
Scarlett Johansson ... Rosie
Taika Waititi ... Adolf
Sam Rockwell ... Captain Klenzendorf
Rebel Wilson ... Fraulein Rahm
Alfie Allen ... Finkel
Stephen Merchant ... Deertz
Archie Yates ... Yorki
Luke Brandon Field ... Christoph
Sam Haygarth ... Hans
Stanislav Callas ... Russian Soldier
Joe Weintraub ... Herr Junker (as Joseph Weintraub)
Brian Caspe ... Herr Mueller
Gabriel Andrews Gabriel Andrews ... Herr Klum
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Storyline

A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy named Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo must confront his blind nationalism. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

An anti-hate satire.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content, some disturbing images, violence, and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

8 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jojo Rabbit See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$349,555, 20 October 2019

Gross USA:

$32,831,671

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$86,078,749
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jojo's sister's birthday (as corrected later) May 7th is VE Day (Victory in Europe) See more »

Goofs

A Soviet soldier, who catches JoJo wandering around the city, shouts to him "Niemiec!" [phonetic transcript] in modern Russian, while during the 2nd WW, and long after, the term "Giermaniec!" [phonetic transcript] was used in common language. See more »

Quotes

[Jojo puts on his uniform and looks at himself in the mirror]
Jojo Betzler: Jojo Betzler, ten years old. Today, you join the ranks of the Jungvolk in a very special training weekend. It's going to be intense. Today, you become a man.
[pause]
Jojo Betzler: I swear to devote all my energies and my strength to the savior of our country, and of his now. I am willing and ready to give up my life for him. So help me, God.
[Hitler walks around Jojo]
Adolf Hitler: Yes, that's right. Now, Jojo Betzler, what is your mind?
Jojo Betzler: Snake mind.
Adolf Hitler: And Jojo ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

There is a quote from a poem by Rainer Maria Rilke right before the closing credits: "Let everything happen to you / Beauty and terror / Just keep going / No feeling is final." See more »

Connections

Spoofs Happy Days (1974) See more »

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Tabú
Written by Margarita Lecuona
Performed by Lecuona Cuban Boys
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
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Great actors, great messages
29 October 2019 | by gorgos19See all my reviews

As a German, I loved everything about this movie. Absurdity from these times is captured amazingly, and now, almost a century afterwards, we can take it with some humor. Well done, I hope this movie goes on to win some awards.


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