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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)

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A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mackenzie Foy ... Clara
Tom Sweet Tom Sweet ... Fritz
Meera Syal ... Cook
Ellie Bamber ... Louise
Matthew Macfadyen ... Mr. Stahlbaum
Nick Mohammed ... Short Butler
Charles Streeter ... Tall Butler
Morgan Freeman ... Drosselmeyer
Jayden Fowora-Knight ... Phillip
Prince Prince ... Jingles the Horse
Helen Mirren ... Mother Ginger
Omid Djalili ... Cavalier
Jack Whitehall ... Harlequin
Eugenio Derbez ... Hawthorne
Richard E. Grant ... Shiver
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Storyline

All Clara wants is a key - a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box that holds a priceless gift from her late mother. A golden thread, presented to her at godfather Drosselmeyer's annual holiday party, leads her to the coveted key-which promptly disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. It's there that Clara encounters a soldier named Phillip, a gang of mice and the regents who preside over three Realms: Land of Snowflakes, Land of Flowers, and Land of Sweets. Clara and Phillip must brave the ominous Fourth Realm, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger, to retrieve Clara's key and hopefully return harmony to the unstable world.

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A magical adventure awaits! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild peril | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

2 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$120,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,352,491, 4 November 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$54,858,851

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$173,411,287, 17 January 2019
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Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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 Lang Lang was the piano soloist. Andrea Bocelli and his son Matteo Bocelli contributed the original duet "Fall on Me" for the film, which premiered on Dancing with the Stars: Week 5: Disney Night (2018) on October 22, 2018. See more »

Goofs

Hawthorne queries what Christmas is, suggesting that the holiday doesn't exist within the four realms, yet within the four realms conifers are explicitly referred to as "Christmas trees" twice. See more »

Quotes

Philip: [sees Clara looking at the bridge to the Fourth Realm] Halt!
[points his sword at her]
Philip: Who goes there?
Clara: [startled] It's just me!
Philip: [misunderstands] State your purpose, Justme.
Clara: No, my name's Clara. And I must cross this bridge.
Philip: Impossible. Nobody crosses the bridge to the Fourth Realm without a direct order from the regents.
Clara: [confused] Fourth Realm? Where am I?
Philip: [puts away his sword] You're in the Christmas Tree Forest. But THAT is the Fourth Realm, which is currently at war with the other three realms.
Clara: [...]
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, Misty Copeland dances a traditional ballet to the "Miniature Overture" from "The Nutcracker". The outlines of male dancers performing a more hip-hop dance to the same music follow. See more »


Soundtracks

Fall On Me
Written by Ian Axel, Matteo Bocelli, Chad Vaccarino, and Fortunato Zampaglione
Performed by Andrea Bocelli featuring Matteo Bocelli
Courtesy of Sugar S.r.l./Decca Music Group Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Was super disappointed
4 November 2018 | by timac11See all my reviews

Had been excited to see this movie for months after seeing the trailers. As always, the trailer depicted a completely different movie. This reminded me a lot about the mess that was Snow white and the huntsman. Super boring, almost no action, anti climatic and little character development. The visuals were great at least. All in all, was super bored.


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