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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

V.A. Vandermere's Dreamland circus is heavily inspired by three theme parks: Coney Island, World's Fair, and various Disneyland theme parks. 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 »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Legos & Lions (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Bears Russian Circus March Snare Drum & Chord
Performed by The Great American Music Band
Courtesy of Capitol Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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BORING WASTE OF FILM
30 March 2019 | by christophervissingSee all my reviews

Farrell: stiff, hollow, unbelievable. Keaton: see above. Green: tolerable. DeVito: slightly less than tolerable. Script: could have been written on the back of a cocktail napkin. Interesting characters: none. Likable or dislikable characters: none. CGI: utterly wasted. LONE Bright Spot (and bright mostly by contrast to the rest): Nico Parker. Moments you were thrilled: none. Moments you laughed: 1. Moments you cheered: none (except maybe when the film was over). Moments you cried: none Moments you wanted to walk out of the theater: um, how long was the film? They had a guarantee and blew it. Totally blew it.


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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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