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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.

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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS-X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Pixar's fourth PG-rated film to not take place through a human's perspective, after Inside Out (2015), The Good Dinosaur (2015), and Finding Dory (2016). See more »

Quotes

Barley Lightfoot: [Shrunk, in Ian's shirt pocket] I have to use the restroom.
Ian Lightfoot: Can't it wait?
Barley Lightfoot: All right, your pocket.
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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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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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