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.
Hugh Jackman read some three dozen books on PT Barnum to prepare for the title role.
You don't get it, Barnum. It's not about the money. Our own mothers were ashamed of us, they hid us our whole lives.
Helen gets pointe shoes and is immediately able to stay en pointe. Extensive training and practice are required to develop the strength and technique needed for pointe work.
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)