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The Star (2017)

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A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas.

Director:

Timothy Reckart

Writers:

Carlos Kotkin (screenplay by), Simon Moore (story by) | 1 more credit »
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Yeun ... Bo (voice)
Keegan-Michael Key ... Dave (voice)
Aidy Bryant ... Ruth (voice)
Gina Rodriguez ... Mary (voice)
Zachary Levi ... Joseph (voice)
Christopher Plummer ... Herod (voice)
Ving Rhames ... Thaddeus (voice)
Gabriel Iglesias ... Rufus (voice)
Kelly Clarkson ... Leah (voice)
Anthony Anderson ... Zach (voice)
Patricia Heaton ... Edith (voice)
Kris Kristofferson ... Old Donkey (voice)
Kristin Chenoweth ... Abby (voice)
Mariah Carey ... Rebecca (voice)
Oprah Winfrey ... Deborah (voice)
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Storyline

In Sony Pictures Animation's THE STAR, a small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free, and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told - the first Christmas. Written by Teaser-Trailer.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A tale of faith and friendship (DVD/Blu-ray release) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some thematic elements | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

The Star is produced by Affirm Films, a company under Sony that produces and distributes mainly conservative Christian films. See more »

Goofs

Mary and Joseph were betrothed to each other but we're certainly not living together at the time she was pregnant. Thus they would not have been staying in the same house or sleeping beside each other as the movie portrayed. See more »

Quotes

Dave: Guys, donkeys are stubborn.
Bo: Yeah.
Dave: He's not gonna tell you anything.
Bo: Sorry, guys.
Dave: You're gonna have to torture it out of him.
Bo: Wait, what?
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Crazy Credits

Despite being distributed by Columbia Pictures, the Columbia Pictures logo does not appear until the end credits. The logo itself has the same background as the Affirm Films logo. However, the possible reason the Columbia Pictures and Affirm Films logos were cut was due to Columbia's big schedule. Same said for Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018). See more »

Connections

References The Night the Animals Talked (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Carol Of The Bells
Written by Mykola Dmytrovych Leontovych (as Mykola Leontovych) and Peter Wilhousky (as Peter J. Wilhousky)
Performed by Pentatonix
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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User Reviews

 
Excellent film
8 October 2020 | by linda_considineSee all my reviews

This is an excellent film and also from a major Hollywood studio!! yeah! Right? I recommend and I can tell you sure the young ones will enjot it and learn from it but I will tell you adults like me too will lvoe it.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lamb See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,812,674, 19 November 2017

Gross USA:

$40,896,334

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$84,315,669
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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