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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) - Movie Details

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Sci-Fi Drama
159 min.
Release Date
December 25, 2008
DVD Release Date
May 5, 2009 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
159 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for brief war violence, sexual content, language and smoking

"I was born under unusual circumstances." And so begins “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” adapted from the 1920s story by F. Scott Fitzgerald about a man who is born in his eighties and ages backwards: a man, like any of us, who is unable to stop time. We follow his story, set in New Orleans from the end of World War I in 1918, into the 21st century, following his journey that is... Full synopsis »

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From the screenwriter who brought us Forrest Gump comes a similar, albeit more somber tale, of a man's decades-long story. In one of the most uniquely crafted movies of 2008, Brad Pitt plays Benjamin Button, a person who is born old and dies young. Considered a potential Best Picture winner, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button throws on its head the perception of age, wisdom and experience. Full movie review »
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