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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.

Director:

Tim Burton

Writers:

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 (as DeObia Oparei)
Joseph Gatt ... Neils Skellig
Miguel Muñoz Segura 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 until he went off to war and returned terribly altered. Circus owner Max Medici hires him to take care of Dumbo, a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him the laughingstock of the struggling circus troupe. But when Holt's children discover that Dumbo can fly, silver-tongued entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere and aerial artist Colette Marchant swoop in to make the little elephant a star.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

The film is set in 1919, in the aftermath of World War I. Production designer Rick Heinrichs studied period architecture and photographs from that era, costume designer Colleen Atwood used 90% vintage outfits from that era. See more »

Goofs

When Holt arrives at the train station he is wearing three medals, a Croix de Guerre, an Army Distinguished Service Cross, and a World War I Victory Medal. Although the Victory Medal was already earned by 1919, the Army did not issue the medals until June of 1920. Also the Victory Medal would probably have a Citation Star since he had earned the DSC. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Max Medici: Come on, time to go. We haven't got all day. Get that monkey on the train. The Medici Brothers' circus is taking off!
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Crazy Credits

The first half of the closing credits has the text (including the title) zooming sightly back from 3D to 2D. See more »


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Entry of the Gladiators
Arranged by Julian Kershaw
Produced by Michael Higham (as Mike Higham)
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What are the bad reviews about ?
5 April 2019 | by alexornelasSee all my reviews

I was in tears within the first 10 seconds of the movie. I have a soft spot for Dumbo and Casey Jr is my jam. Danny Devito is a national treasure and can do no wrong. Michael Keaton's character was a delight. Colin Farrell's character could have been better developed , but the kids were his saving grace. I loved the story and the whole world Tim burton creates on the screen. You can see the painstaking detail he puts in every part of the film. The costumes were SUPERB!!! I would have appreciated a bit more back story for the circus folks but all in all Dumbo was the cutest !!! I really think it's a great message against terrible animal cruelty which the original showed as well. The pink elephant scene was imaginative. It is a beautiful film to watch, can't wait to add this to my collection. Please go in with and open mind and heart and let go of unfair expectations. Tim is an artist and artists evolve. This is a collaboration of strange, unusual, and creative minds that wish to share their visions with the world.


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Language:

English | French

Release Date:

29 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$45,990,748, 31 March 2019

Gross USA:

$114,766,307

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$353,284,621
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Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)| Auro 11.1

Color:

Color (ACES)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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