PG | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The music was adapted in part from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker Suite" from 1892 by James Newton Howard, updating the original and adding new tracks as well. For the recording, Gustavo Dudamel conducted the London Philharmonic, while Láng Lang was the piano soloist. Andrea Bocelli and his son Matteo Bocelli contributed the original duet "Fall on Me" for this movie, which premiered on Dancing with the Stars: Week 5: Disney Night (2018) on October 22, 2018.
My dear, that doesn't look very secure.
Hawthorne: You can't!
Hawthorne: It's not gonna work.
Clara: It's just the laws of physics.
Philip: Do those laws ALWAYS work?
Clara: As far as I know.
Benjamin Stahlbaum gives his children some presents to open but the eldest, Louise, objects that it's not Christmas Day - so he explains that these came from their mother, who asked to him to do this on Christmas Eve. However, in Victorian London it was Christmas Eve that was the traditional day for sharing family presents.
There are no opening credits and the title doesn't appear until the end credits.
$20,352,491 4 November 2018