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Dumbo (2019)

Family
112 min.
Release Date
March 29, 2019
DVD Release Date
June 25, 2019 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
112 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG for peril/action, some thematic elements, and brief mild language

Disney’s new live-action feature film “Dumbo” introduces Holt Farrier (Farrell), a former circus star who finds his life turned upside down when he returns from the war. Circus owner Max Medici (DeVito) enlists Holt to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when Holt’s children (Parker and Hobbins) discover that Dumbo can fly, persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Keaton) and an aerial artist named Colette... Full synopsis »

MOVIE REVIEW

Of the three movies that Disney is remaking into live-action renditions this year, it’s a shame that Tim Burton’s Dumbo will be considered the loser of the three. Not all that well received by critics and sort of ignored by audiences (if you can say $350 million worldwide is ignored), Dumbo is most certainly a cash hole for the studio, and for a short stint had people speculating that Disney’s cynical strategy to just remake their old cartoons was falling apart. Full movie review »
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