PG-13 | | Drama, History, Musical
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever.
Coincidentally, Anne Hathaway sang with Hugh Jackman at the Academy Awards (twice). The second time, Hathaway was hosting and sang 'On My Own' to Jackman, because he refused to sing with her. Later, Jackman was cast in this movie, and he suggested Hathaway as Fantine. She was later cast.
Look down, look down, don't look them in the eye.
Chain Gang: Look down, look down, you're here until you die.
Sacha Baron Cohen speaks in different accents throughout the film; sometimes he has a British accent while other times he uses a comically bad French accent.
"Special thanks to all the casts and creative teams that have kept LES MISERABLES so thrillingly alive on stage since 1985 and everyone at Cameron Mackintosh for their unstinting devotion to our darling Cosette."
$28,027,000 (USA) (30 December 2012)