Horton Hears a Who! (2008)

G   |    |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy


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Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.


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  • Steve Carell in Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
  • Steve Carell in Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
  • Jim Carrey in Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
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10 March 2008 | voicesmp
8
| True Telling instead of an Adaptation
Third time seems to be a charm for the big screen adaptations of Dr. Seuss. Finally, the film world has gotten it write in the presentation of Horton Hears A Who. There is no added surprises to this film, unlike its predecessors The Grinch and The Cat in the Hat. The storyline follows the book almost exactly, with the extra time coming from adding detail instead of adding new events.

Jim Carey does a great job in bringing the character of Horton to live, without being completely over the top. Carol Burnett as the Sour Kangaroo brings just enough fright to her role as to not completely darken the story. The characters are brought to live with the pure intent of the Dr. Seuss without seeming fake.

This is a great film for kids, especially those who know the story very well. There are enough jokes that sneak over little heads to keep adults entertained as well.

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Release Date:

14 March 2008

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$45,012,998 16 March 2008

Gross USA:

$154,529,439

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$298,572,799

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