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.
When the movie was in the process of being green lit, Hugh Jackman had surgery on his nose to remove skin cancer. Hugh Jackman had 80 stitches and was told by his doctor to not sing. Hugh Jackman followed the doctor's recommendation until it came to... ...
They come to see you... *Your* crazy ideas, *your* new acts. The unusual...
P.T. Barnum: Well then how about you show them a smile? That'd be unusual.
During Barnum's shows, stage lights in the background are seen to be moving on their own. However, it was not until 1925 that electrical motors were used to move lighting fixtures.
"The Noblest Art Is That Of Making Others Happy." - P.T. Barnum
$8,805,843 (USA) (24 December 2017)
$173,913,007 (USA) (17 May 2018)
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