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Onward (2020)

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Two elven brothers embark on a quest to bring their father back for one day.

Director:

Dan Scanlon

Writers:

Dan Scanlon (original story by), Keith Bunin (original story by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tom Holland ... Ian Lightfoot (voice)
Chris Pratt ... Barley Lightfoot (voice)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Laurel Lightfoot (voice)
Octavia Spencer ... The Manticore (voice)
Mel Rodriguez ... Colt Bronco (voice)
Kyle Bornheimer ... Wilden Lightfoot (Dad) (voice)
Lena Waithe ... Officer Spector (voice)
Ali Wong ... Officer Gore (voice)
Tracey Ullman ... Grecklin (Pawn Shop Owner) (voice)
Wilmer Valderrama ... Gaxton (College Friend) (voice)
George Psarras ... Officer Avel / Additional Voices (voice)
John Ratzenberger ... Construction Worker Fenwick (voice)
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Storyline

In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot, go on a journey to discover if there is still a little magic left out there in order to spend one last day with their father, who died when they were too young to remember him. Like any good quest, their journey is filled with magic spells, cryptic maps, impossible obstacles and unimaginable discoveries. When the boys' fearless mom, Laurel, realizes that her sons are missing, she teams up with the legendary winged-lion-scorpion former warrior -- The Manticore -- and heads off to find them. Perilous curses aside, this one magical day could mean more than any of them ever dreamed. Written by Rotten T.

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Cometh Soon.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

In one scene, Barley and Ian's father's legs help them make up by encouraging them to dance along. When he tries to pull Ian over, Ian repeatedly says that he isn't a very good dancer. Tom Holland, is, in fact, a talented ballet/hip hop dancer; his acting career began as the title character of West End's Billy Elliot the Musical. See more »

Goofs

At 34:15 in the movie, when Ian and Barley are deciding what route to take to get to the gem, Dad taps his foot on Barley's foot. The foot appears to change abruptly from his right foot to his left foot. See more »

Quotes

Ian Lightfoot: I didn't call you a screw up.
Barley Lightfoot: You didn't have to. The magic said it for you.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of international-dubbed versions, the Pixar logo is shortened beginning with Luxo, Jr. turns to the front of the audience. However, on the TheaterEars Spanish-dubbed audio on their app, the closing theme ends over most of it before the sounds resume as usual. See more »

Alternate Versions

The movie is also presented in a 3D version, the IMAX-Enhanced version and the 4DX-Enhanced version. See more »


Soundtracks

Let's Get It On
Written by Marvin Gaye (credit only for the lyrics) & Ed Townsend (credit only for the lyrics)
Performed by Marvin Gaye
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens (credit only) and Stephen Flaherty (credit only)
Courtesy of Motown Records, under license from Universal Music Enterprises
[The beginning portion is used as a cellphone ringtone; Heard twice at two points]
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Great adventure
29 February 2020 | by masonsaulSee all my reviews

Onward isn't one of Pixar's best but its still a great fantasy adventure about rediscovering magic that's fun, funny and emotional. Tom Holland and Chris Pratt are both incredible and have perfect chemistry. Octavia Spencer and Julia Louis-Dreryfus are both great. As usual the animation is incredible and consistently stunning. The music by Mychael Danna is really good and Dan Scanlon's direction is great.


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Official Sites:

Disney+ | Official Site | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$39,119,861, 8 March 2020

Gross USA:

$61,555,145

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$141,517,253
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Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS-X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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