When Jacob (Asa Butterfield) discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.
Samuel L. Jackson
Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies and dark new forces at play.
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.
A clown congratulates a successful Dumbo with a bottle of champagne, but Medici shoos him away saying babies shouldn't have booze. This is a homage to Dumbo getting drunk in Dumbo (1941), which set off the "Pink Elephants on Parade" song. See more »
When Dumbo escapes from the circus with Milly's help, he flies over the Brooklyn Bridge and in the background the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings are shown. The Empire State started construction in 1930 and the Chrysler Building started construction in 1928 yet the movie is set in 1919 and early 1920s. See more »
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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The first half of the closing credits has the text (including the title) zooming sightly back from 3D to 2D. See more »
I'll be darned if it still doesn't pack a punch ... that is, if you believe.
Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure "Dumbo" expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. There are more than a few changes made to the beloved 1940 classic. This time out, the focus is more on how the title character's physics-defying abilities affect the humans around him. "Dumbo" also has a darker overtone . I rather enjoyed the twist. As you would expect from a Burton production, this is a visual knockout. Dumbo is about the cutest pixelated creature you're likely to see, and he's a wonder to behold. Yet it's the reaction of the marginalized characters to his amazing feats that are the key to the film. When Dumbo soars, they soar with him his success is their success as he defies everyone's preconceptions of him by simply believing in himself.
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