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Onward (2020)

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Set in a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on a quest to discover if there is still magic out there.

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Dan Scanlon

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

Cast overview:
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)
Grey Griffin ... Dewdrop (Pixie Dusters Leader) (voice)
Tracey Ullman ... Grecklin (Pawn Shop Owner) (voice)
Wilmer Valderrama ... Gaxton (College Friend) (voice)
George Psarras ... Officer Avel (voice)
John Ratzenberger ... Construction Worker Fenwick (voice)
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Storyline

Set in a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot, go on an 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.

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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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Official Sites:

Official Site | Pixar

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Onward See more »

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:

$104,034,047
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Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS-X)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

During a scene towards the end of the movie, when the brothers exit a grid in the street, background greenery and foliage heavily resembles Arlo from The Good Dinosaur. See more »

Quotes

Ian Lightfoot: [as they're being chased by Officer Bronco] I can't run from the cops!
Barley Lightfoot: You're not, you're running from your mom's lame new boyfriend.
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Barley Lightfoot: Okay, now we're running from the cops.
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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 »

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Magical and emotional
22 February 2020 | by Alexander_BlanchettSee all my reviews

Really beautiful and emotional movie. It won me primarily over by its absolutely fantastic and very detailed animations, look and use of colors. Truely magical. It had so much time to develope so many different characters even if its just little extras. I would actually watch a TV series based on the lives of those fantasy characters in the suburbans. A very creative idea to actually tell a very simple and common story. The film convinced me because it just touched the right buttons and activated them with the story structure and the relationship between the two leading characters. There is some great voice work, most noteable Tom Holland and Octavia Spencer but also Chris Pratt meets the right tone. One of the best Pixar movies that came out the last years and one of the most creative and magical ones (more in design than story) for a very long time. It got me close to tears at the end and that means something for a animated film. Kudos to Pixar, they know how to bring magic back t the cinema.


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