[11] The project was first announced in 2009, with Jackman already set for the title role. The cinematography is beautiful, the costumes are well-done, and again, come on: HUGH JACKMAN singing and dancing. That's just me though, although it did affect my thoughts on the film and my score.All in all, WATCH IT if you have not yet done so. [29], On December 17, 2017, Fox televised a live performance of "Come Alive" from Warner Bros. Studios during its live musical special A Christmas Story Live! Barnum. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Featuring nine original songs from Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the film was inspired by the story of P. T. Barnum's creation of Barnum's American Museum and the lives of its star attractions. The number featured the film's stars and a cast of 150 dancers. Now, some people call Barnum's rich collection of oddities, an outright freak show; but, when Phineas, obsessed for cheers and respectability, gambles everything on the opera singer, Jenny Lind, to appeal to a high-brow audience, he will lose sight of the most crucial aspect of his life: his family. of December 25, 2017, The Greatest Showman has grossed $18.6 million in the United States and Canada, and $4.1 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $22.7 million, against However, the sequel's future is now uncertain after Disney chose to end a distribution deal for Chernin Entertainment's films by 20th Century Fox in early 2020.[95]. Well, for one, not better, but almost as great, is Rebecca Ferguson as Jenny Lind. While touring abroad, Phillip arranges for Barnum and his troupe to meet Queen Victoria. Prime Video. Devastated, Barnum retreats to a local bar. 99. [28] The film had a limited IMAX release on 2 February 2018. "[65] In a negative review for The Hollywood Reporter, David Rooney wrote "This ersatz portrait of American big-top tent impresario P. T. Barnum is all smoke and mirrors, no substance. Best Song. Dejected, they decide to stand against their local harassers (“This Is Me”). 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Barnum to success: his need to provide for his family combined with his need to find a greater purpose in life. They live a humble life; though Charity is happy, Barnum craves more. [3] It is the third-highest-grossing musical ever in North America and also the third-highest globally, and Deadline Hollywood estimated the film would turn a profit of $50–100 million. 2018 Critics' Choice 1 nomination. On November 13, 2017, the second trailer was released. 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Barnum is famous for saying there’s a sucker born every minute and he’s still right. 4.7 out of 5 stars. 4.5 out of 5 stars 34. "[61] Sean P. Means of The Salt Lake Tribune gave The Greatest Showman 3.5/4 stars, stating, "A strong cast give emotional power to this romanticized, tune-filled biography. Ask first-time director Michael Gracey, who cut his teeth on commercials and music videos without ever mastering the crucial knack of building snippets of musical comedy and drama into a satisfying whole. An undemanding spectacle for all the family. [24][25], The Greatest Showman held its premiere on December 8, 2017, aboard RMS Queen Mary 2, while it was docked in New York City. A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition. . The Greatest Showman As a child, Barnum assists his father in his tailoring business, fixing and mending suits for the wealthy. Starring: Hugh Jackman , Zac Efron , … 1 E 78th St, New York City, New York, USA. Directed by Michael Gracey. "The Greatest Showman," directed with verve and panache by Michael Gracey, is an unabashed piece of pure entertainment, punctuated by 11 memorable songs composed by Oscar- and Tony-winning duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who composed the songs for "La La Land," as well as the current Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen. To economize, Barnum transforms the enterprise into an open-air tent circus. (wrote "Runnin' Home to You" for Season 3, Ep. Barnum adds "freak" performers, such as bearded lady Lettie Lutz and dwarf man Charles Stratton. During her song, Phillip's parents see him and Anne holding hands (“Never Enough”). The Greatest Showman is a 2017 American musical drama film directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut, written by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon and starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. Available on iTunes, FXNOW, Disney+, Hulu Growing up in the early 1800s, P.T. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? [49] Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on an A+ to F scale, while those at PostTrak gave it 4.5 out of 5 stars and a 70% "definite recommend". This video is currently unavailable. Zac Efron and Hugh Jackman also have a duet which is fun and witty and very creatively done. [23], On November 16, 2018, a remix album was also released, The Greatest Showman: Reimagined, which features covers of songs from the soundtrack by musicians including James Arthur, Anne-Marie, Sara Bareilles, Kelly Clarkson, Kesha, Pink, Panic! ", "Smallest Second Weekend Drop: 1982–Present", "Fox Controls Close To 40% Of Weekend B.O. The film's severe romanticism and ridiculous but affecting enthusiasm make it irresistibly life-affirming. The Greatest Showman is a 2017 American musical drama film directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut, written by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon and starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. Barnum persuades famed Swedish singer Jenny Lind to tour America, with him as her manager. On a couple of occasions, I've even caught my boyfriend humming the tunes. (“Come Alive”). Principal photography began in New York City in November 2016. The Greatest Showman would have you believe that P.T. Did Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams sing their own songs? Barnum (Hugh Jackman) joining his circus troupe in a song ("The Greatest Show"), playing to an enthusiastic crowd as he and his performers put on a dazzling show. The Greatest Showman received 5 major nominations in 2018, winning 1 award. The Greatest Showman Awards and Nominations. Now On Digital: http://bit.ly/TheGreatestShowman-DigitalNow On Blu-ray & DVD: http://bit.ly/GreatestShowmanShopInspired by the imagination of P.T. Phillip tries to convince Anne that they can be together, but she disagrees, saying they will never be accepted socially (“Rewrite the Stars”). The Greatest Showman An original musical inspired by the life of P.T. [46] It is the 14th-highest-grossing film that never reached first place at the American box office. Barnum renames his venture, "Barnum's Circus" and recruits playwright Phillip Carlyle to help generate publicity (“The Other Side”). To say the songs stick with you, is an understatement. In an interview, director Michael Gracey noted, "There were eight producers on this film, and it was amazing having one of them be a filmmaker."[19]. [16] The film was choreographed by Ashley Wallen. Orphaned, penniless, but ambitious and with a mind crammed with imagination and fresh ideas, the American entertainer, Phineas Taylor Barnum, will always be remembered as the man with the gift to blur the line between reality and fiction. With Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya. He opens Barnum's American Museum in downtown Manhattan which features various wax figures. Search for "The Greatest Showman" on Amazon.com, Title: A(z) "The Greatest Showman (2017)" című videót "Gigi D" nevű felhasználó töltötte fel a(z) "film/animáció" kategóriába. "[60], Carl Kozlowski of Pasadena Weekly gave the film an 'A', calling it "Groundbreaking & grandly innovative. The Greatest Showman Movie Poster Home Decor Office Decor Digital Prints Wall Art Gift for him Modern Wall Art Movie Prop Christmas Cinema AllmartGifts. "[54] Jackie K Cooper of HuffPost gave the film a score of 10/10 and wrote, "You will be overwhelmed by the music and magic that explode on the screen. When Phillip and Anne attend the theater together, they run into Phillip's parents. He later secures a bank loan, deceptively using his former employer's lost ships as "collateral". Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys APA Heritage Month STARmeter Awards San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! We cut to Barnum as a young boy (Ellis Rubin) in the … Along the way, Barnum becomes a hero of sorts—a hero who experiences the highs and lows that dreaming big inevitably creates. While on tour, Lind becomes romantically attracted to Barnum. As Barnum takes Lind on a U.S. tour, Charity, who stays home with the girls, feels isolated from her husband (“Tightrope”). Barnum was a champion of acceptance and tolerance, celebrating those who 1800s society considered outcasts and "freaks". When he rebuffs her, she threatens to quit and later retaliates with a surprise kiss at the end of her last show, which is photographed by the press. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. 2,725. It is beautiful to look at and a (modern) masterpiece to the ears. "[51] Steve Persall of Tampa Bay Times gave the film an 'A', and said, "The Greatest Showman is the feel-good movie the holiday season needs,"[52] while William Bibbiani of IGN gave The Greatest Showman a score of 7.9/10, and called the film, "wildly entertaining". “The Greatest Showman” follows the tried-and-true formula of Horatio Alger and dozens of motion pictures biographies, from “Rhapsody in Blue” to “Night and Day” to “Yankee Doodle Dandy”: Through hard work and dedication, the hero rises from poverty to the pinnacle of success, falters for a moment, and then through faith and love achieves an even more lofty and soul-satisfying conclusion. When Charity attends finishing school, she and Barnum write to each other until reuniting as adults. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. [69], In September 2019, a sequel for the film was already in development, with Jackman confirmed to reprise his role. Another Use the HTML below. 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