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The One and Only Ivan (2020)

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A gorilla named Ivan tries to piece together his past with the help of an elephant named Ruby as they hatch a plan to escape from captivity.

Director:

Thea Sharrock

Writers:

Mike White (screenplay by), Katherine Applegate (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Rockwell ... Ivan (voice)
Bryan Cranston ... Mack
Phillipa Soo ... Thelma (voice)
Chaka Khan ... Henrietta (voice)
Mike White ... Frankie / Passing Driver
Ron Funches ... Murphy (voice)
Angelina Jolie ... Stella (voice)
Helen Mirren ... Snickers (voice)
Danny DeVito ... Bob (voice)
Ariana Greenblatt ... Julia
Ramon Rodriguez ... George (as Ramón Rodríguez)
Owain Arthur ... Castello
Kevin Mathurin ... Mike
Brooklynn Prince ... Ruby (voice)
Hannah Bourne Hannah Bourne ... Helen
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Storyline

A gorilla named Ivan tries to piece together his past with the help of an elephant named Ruby as they hatch a plan to escape from captivity.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The movie and book are based on the life of an actual Western Lowland Gorilla named Ivan. The real Ivan did live at the B& I Amusement Center in Tacoma, WA for 27 years after being a pet for six years. When protests ceased the animals on display at the amusement center, Ivan went to live at Zoo Atlanta where he had a much different life. See more »

Quotes

Bob: Say it. Go ahead, say it.
Ivan: I'm the one and only Ivan.
Bob: And don't you ever forget it.
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Connections

References Angels in the Outfield (1994) See more »

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Ain't Nobody
Written by Hawk Wolinski (as David Wolinski)
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That's What happens when Disney Studios follow the REAL Disney Legagy
7 September 2020 | by contact-125-651146See all my reviews

Clean story. No pushing any subtle agenda. Me as a 61 yo, crying like a baby, over computer animated animals (except Bob the dog and the rabbit). Inspired by the real story of Ivan. Beautiful.


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Official Sites:

Disney+

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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