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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 by), Christine Leunens (novel)
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 33 wins & 152 nominations. See more awards »

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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 »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film is based on Christine Leunens's novel Caging Skies, a book that Waititi's mom loved before turning him onto it as well. "Imaginary Hitler is not in the book," he adds, although the rest of the story's main characters are. See more »

Goofs

Rosie smears ashes on her face to simulate a beard. Moments later, she touches the white tablecloth with both hands yet it remains clean. Either she washed her hands between cuts or, more likely, the ashes/beard were applied by the makeup artist - Rosie's back is to the camera, so we never really see her smear the ashes. See more »

Quotes

Deertz: [to Jojo] You and your friends may have heard a rumor that Hitler only has one ball. This is nonsense. He has four.
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Crazy Credits

The song "Jojo's March" from the film's score plays during the Fox Searchlight and TSG Entertainment logos. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Oscars (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

People Like You and Me
Words by Mack Gordon
Music by Harry Warren
Performed by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
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User Reviews

 
From crying with laughter to tears of despair
25 December 2019 | by nbenardoutSee all my reviews

For me this film is a total paradox. I have never laughed so hard in one scene and then cried like a baby in the next. It's unique. Go watch.


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Language:

English | German

Release Date:

8 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jojo Rabbit See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$349,555, 20 October 2019

Gross USA:

$33,370,906

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$90,335,025
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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