The Greatest Showman
Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron


Overview - This musical about the life of entrepreneur P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) depicts how he found fame and fortune by starting a circus in 1870s America. THE GREATEST SHOWMAN posits Barnum as the creator of modern show business, and a man who believed in celebrating those who were different instead of scorning them. Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Zendaya, and Rebecca Ferguson co-star. Directed by Michael Gracey.

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Overview

This musical about the life of entrepreneur P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) depicts how he found fame and fortune by starting a circus in 1870s America. THE GREATEST SHOWMAN posits Barnum as the creator of modern show business, and a man who believed in celebrating those who were different instead of scorning them. Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Zendaya, and Rebecca Ferguson co-star. Directed by Michael Gracey.

Main Cast & Crew

Michael Gracey - Director
Hugh Jackman
Zac Efron
Michelle Williams
Rebecca Ferguson
Zendaya

 
Details
DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 105
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 024543327868
  • Genre: Musical
  • Rating: PG (MPAA) (thematic elements including a brawl)
  • Release Date: April 2018

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas
Movies > Musicals
Movies > Biography

Related Keywords:
Showbiz
Dancers
Biographical

 
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Reviews:
3 stars out of 5 -- "Hugh Jackman is at his most relatable here in this cheerful fantasy musical..." - 12/20/2017 The Guardian


"All SHOWMAN asks of you is that you give yourself over to the holiday-cheer machine, if you can. Like the circus, it’s an experience that’s been engineered for this precise moment in time..." - 12/20/2017 Washington Post


3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, directed with verve and panache by Michael Gracey, is an unabashed piece of pure entertainment, punctuated by 11 memorable songs..." - 12/20/2017 RogerEbert.com


3 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n unabashed throwback....It races along at a breakneck pace...[and] is carried along by Hugh Jackman’s total commitment..." - 12/20/2017 Empire


"[T]here’s not a clunker in the entire soundtrack." - 12/20/2017 Chicago Sun-Times


"[I]t's got something that takes you by surprise: a genuine romantic spirit. The numbers are shot like electromagnetic dance-pop music videos..." - 12/20/2017 Variety


"[T]here's something undeniably lovable about THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. The musical numbers, written by the Tony Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are earworms, easy-listening pop songs with instant karaoke appeal..." - 01/22/2018 The Atlantic

 
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