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Dumbo (2019)

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A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

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Tim Burton

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Ehren Kruger (screenplay by), Helen Aberson (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Colin Farrell ... Holt Farrier
Michael Keaton ... V. A. Vandevere
Danny DeVito ... Max Medici
Eva Green ... Colette Marchant
Alan Arkin ... J. Griffin Remington
Nico Parker ... Milly Farrier
Finley Hobbins Finley Hobbins ... Joe Farrier
Roshan Seth ... Pramesh Singh
Lars Eidinger ... Hans Brugelbecker
Deobia Oparei ... Rongo
Joseph Gatt ... Neils Skellig
Miguel Muñoz Segura ... Ivan the Wonderful
Zenaida Alcalde Zenaida Alcalde ... Catherine the Greater (as Zenaida Alcalde Alcalde)
Douglas Reith ... Sotheby
Phil Zimmerman ... Rufus Sorghum
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Storyline

Holt was once a circus star, but he went off to war and when he returned it had terribly altered him. Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) hires him to take care of Dumbo, a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him the laughing stock of the struggling circus troupe. But when Holt's children discover that Dumbo can fly, silver-tongued entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton), and aerial artist Colette Marchant (Eva Green) swoop in to make the little elephant a star.

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In 2019, a beloved tale will take you to new heights.


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Rated PG for peril/action, some thematic elements, and brief mild language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

29 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$45,990,748, 31 March 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$94,454,910, 18 April 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$268,958,394, 14 April 2019
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Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)| Auro 11.1

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The tank that houses Miss Atlantis was constructed with double walls - a narrow internal tank that lined the bigger tank was filled with water and fish to create the illusion that she was underwater. See more »

Quotes

Milly Farrier: [from trailer] Fly, Dumbo... fly.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the closing credits a brief bit of "When I See an Elephant Fly" plays, which was heard at the end of Dumbo (1941). See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: How I Spent My Vacation (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Bears Russian Circus March Snare Drum & Chord
Performed by The Great American Main Street Band
Courtesy of Capitol Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Just not the same story
30 March 2019 | by sheri-kibbeSee all my reviews

If you're expecting it to be like the original, then you won't like it. I was completely disappointed. I was hoping for a realistic rendition of Dumbo. This just wasn't it. Really, REALLY bad acting by the kid actors (no emotion at all, ever. They sounded like they were literally reading from the script and not acting it out) and a lot of old actors that can't find jobs were casted in this. For being a Tim Burton (my favorite!) movie, it is probably his worst one. And it didn't stick to the story line at all, except that Dumbo flies. The story centered around Danny DeVito and Michael Keaton and oh by the way there's Dumbo and some French lady trying to fly on him 🙄 I think kids who have never seen the original will like it. Dumbo is very cute and realistic, but the rest just didn't do it for me 😕


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