PG | | Biography, Drama, Musical
Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Hugh Jackman (P.T. Barnum), Keala Settle (Bearded Woman) and Will Swenson (Barnum's Father) were all in Les Miserables. Jackman played Jean Val Jean in the 2012 Les Miserables movie. Settle and Swenson were both in the 2014 Broadway revival of Les ... ...
Where is that singing coming from?
P.T. Barnum: Ma'am, you are...
Lettie Lutz: You need to leave, sir.
P.T. Barnum: You are beautiful. You are unique.
Not necessarily a "goof", but a funny catch: Jenny Lind reads the opinion piece written by Gordon Bennett, from the New York Herald, where she is flattered by his supposedly printed praise of her: that she "deserves our highest esteem, and most lavish ovations". In reality, Bennett was so lazy, he only changed the headline for this new opinion piece about Barnum. He actually submitted the exact same article, as before, where he had already criticized Barnum as a "purveyor of the offensive and indecent", and only the changed headline makes any mention of Jenny Lind's success, but not by using the words she reads from it.
The modern 20th Century Fox logo along with the logos for TSG Entertainment and Chernin Entertainment are shown in sepia tone.
$8,805,843 (USA) (24 December 2017)
$174,312,158 (USA) (15 July 2018)
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