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The Star (2017)

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A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas.

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Bo (voice)
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Dave (voice)
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Ruth (voice)
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Mary (voice)
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Joseph (voice)
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Herod (voice)
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Thaddeus (voice)
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Rufus (voice)
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Leah (voice)
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Zach (voice)
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Edith (voice)
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Old Donkey (voice)
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Abby (voice)
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Rebecca (voice)
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Deborah (voice)
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In Sony Pictures Animation's THE STAR, a small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free, and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told - the first Christmas. Written by Teaser-Trailer.com

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It Takes Many Tails To Tell The Greatest Story Ever


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Rated PG for some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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17 November 2017 (USA)  »

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The Star: The Story of the First Christmas  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,520,988 (USA) (21 November 2017)
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This is the second time Christopher Plummer has played a character who can be referred to as King Herod. The first time was in Jesus of Nazareth (1977) where he played Herod Antipas, the son of this film's King Herod and one of the people who presided over Jesus' trial in the Easter story. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Emoji Movie (2017) See more »

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The Star
Written by Mariah Carey, Marc Shaiman and Thom Fennessey
Composed by Mariah Carey and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey appears courtesy of Epic Records
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Great for my kids
20 November 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We took our 5 year old and 3 year old to see it today. It was great! They loved it. It kept their attention the whole time. They got the humorous parts and it told a pretty solid Biblical Christmas Story. It wasn't too cheesy for us adults either. Although our family does celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmas, I think children of all faiths can enjoy this movie. It's not too preachy nor does it push any "religious agenda."


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