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 Zac Efron have played characters with the name "Logan," with Jackman in the X-Men film franchise and Efron in The Lucky One (2012).
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.
In the movie Swedish singer Jenny Lind makes sexual advances towards Barnum while they are touring together. When Barnum rejects her advances, she quits the tour out of frustration and starts a rumor that the two are romantically involved by forcibly kissing Barnum on stage after a performance. Barnum and Lind never had an affair. While it is true Lind quit the tour, she did so because she did not like Barnum's relentless marketing of her and decided to tour with new management. The two actually parted on friendly terms.
If you look closely at the early end title cards, the small graphics in the corners of the cards reflect the roles of both the cast and crew.
$8,805,843 (USA) (24 December 2017)
$174,312,158 (USA) (15 July 2018)
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