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.
This is the second movie for Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams since Deception (2008).
The only thing is I don't know how we are ever going to afford a building.
P.T. Barnum: Right.
P.T. Barnum: We don't need a building. Real estate in Manhattan is a terrible investment. Why, I can get land down by the docks for almost nothing. All we need is a tent!
At one point during the song "The Other Side", Phillip Carlyle jumps down from the bar, onto a barstool, and then onto the tile floor. You can briefly see a raised square underneath the barstool, covered in the same tile as the floor. This is obviously a platform that the barstool is attached to so that it is stable enough for Carlyle to jump onto without it tipping over.
The opening and closing credits are done in the style of silent movie intertitles.
$8,805,843 (USA) (24 December 2017)
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