The Greatest Showman

Genre:  Drama, Musical
Running Time:  105 min.
Release Date: December 20, 2017
Digital: March 20, 2018
DVD/Blu-ray: April 10, 2018

Current rating: Rating: 4.48
based on 770 votes and 234 reviews
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Cast: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya

Synopsis

When the company P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) works for goes bankrupt, he loses his job and has a difficult time supporting his loving wife Charity (Michelle Williams) and their two young daughters. Discouraged by how his life has turned out, he manages to turn things around when he gets an idea.

After getting a loan from the bank, Barnum gathers objects to start a museum. When that doesn't bring in audiences, he gets together unique and talented people to create a show like nothing that's ever been seen before. He also teans with wealthy playwright Phillip Carlyle (Zac Efron), in order to appeal to the higher class.  

However, when he meets singer Jenny Lind, known as the so-called Swedish Nightingale (Rebecca Ferguson), and hires her to perform in America, things begin unraveling. 

Director: Michael Gracey
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Producer(s): Jenno Topping, Laurence Mark, Peter Chernin
Screenplay: Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon
Official Site: TheGreatestShowman.com

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  • 5 stars "Best movie ever! Love musicals, just simply amazing. Love every song and the dancing is incredible also. If this movie bores you, you have no taste."
  • 4 stars "Wonderful story with many unexpected twists! I loved all of it."
  • 5 stars "Only movie I have EVER watched '5' times!! Absolutely AMAZING job by director, and all of the cast gave 100%! I LOVED IT!!!"