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.
Both Hugh Jackman and Zendaya have played characters in films adapted from Marvel comics. Jackman played Wolverine in the X-Men film franchise and Zendaya played Michelle in Spiderman: Homecoming (2017).
When the sharpest words wanna cut me down/Gonna send a flood, gonna drown them out/This is brave, this is bruised, this is who I'm meant to be/This is me.
When PT Barnum brings his wife and two daughters to see the mansion he just bought, they are transported to the mansion by a buggy drawn by two zebras. That would be impossible in real life. The zebra cannot be tamed or ridden as a horse can. While the animals appear to be zebras, they are in fact horses painted to create the illusion of zebras.
The rolling credits are displayed over hand-painted artwork summarizing visual highlights in the film from beginning to end.
$8,805,843 (USA) (24 December 2017)