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.

Director:

Tim Burton

Writers:

Helen Aberson (novel), Ehren Kruger (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Production Notes from IMDbPro

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Updated: 8 January 2018
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Eva Green ... Colette Marchant
Colin Farrell ... Holt Farrier
Michael Keaton ... V. A. Vandevere
Danny DeVito ... Max Medici
Alan Arkin ... J. Griffin Remington
Lucy DeVito ... Coat Check Girl
Sandy Martin ... Verna The Secretary
Joseph Gatt ... Neils Skellig
Sharon Rooney ... Miss Atlantis
Lars Eidinger ... Hans Brugelbecker
Michael Buffer ... Baritone Bates
Deobia Oparei ... Rongo
Jo Osmond ... Circus Cook
Roshan Seth ... Pramesh Singh
Bern Collaço ... Joplin Audience Member
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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.

Genres:

Family | Fantasy

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Disney Live-Action Fairy Tale See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)| Auro 11.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first live action reboot of a Disney animated feature film and the second Disney film overall to feature a biracial family after A Wrinkle in Time (2018). See more »

Quotes

Milly Farrier: [from teaser trailer] Here Dumbo, show 'em.
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Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby Mine
Music by Frank Churchill
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Performed by Aurora Aksnes
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