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 Zac Efron's fifth musical along with the High School Musical trilogy and Hairspray (2007).
I can't just run off and join the circus.
P.T. Barnum: Why not? You clearly have a flair for show business.
When Barnum is still working at the shipping company (1841, before the museum purchase), he mentions the German, Lilienthal, and his gliding experiments. Lilienthal wasn't born until 1848 and didn't start flying until 1891.
The modern 20th Century Fox logo along with the logos for TSG Entertainment and Chernin Entertainment are shown in sepia tone.
$8,805,843 (USA) (24 December 2017)
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