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.
Zac Efron said that the kiss that he and Zendaya had in this film was his favorite kiss of all time.
I can't fool the bank into loaning me more money, so... I'm really sorry to disappoint you all.
Tom Thumb: Don't worry, Barnum. We've gotten used to it by now.
A ruffian calls a black man a "spook," a racial slur not attested before the 1940s, nearly 100 years after the film setting.
"The Noblest Art Is That Of Making Others Happy." - P.T. Barnum
$8,805,843 (USA) (24 December 2017)