PG | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.
Will Smith declining to star in this film and instead choosing to appear in Aladdin (2019) makes him the second actor to choose a live-action remake of a Disney Renaissance movie over a live-action adaptation of a Walt Disney animated film. Emma Watson was offered the titular role in Cinderella (2015) but chose to play Belle in Beauty and the Beast (2017) instead.
He needs us.
Milly Farrier: Look at me; we're gonna bring your mama home.
At the end of the closing credits a brief bit of "When I See an Elephant Fly" plays, which was heard at the end of Dumbo (1941).
$45,990,748 (USA) (31 March 2019)
$101,076,170 (USA) (21 April 2019)