The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman

Blu-ray Disc - 2018
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A musical dramatization of the life story of P.T. Barnum -- the creator of the Barnum & Bailey Circus.

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kvanmooresma
Nov 25, 2019

I don't even care that this movie is not historically accurate. The music is amazing, the acting is great, and the story is just heartwarming and good.

lilmisslibrary Oct 07, 2019

Absolutely LOVE this movie. The music is addictive, the time period is intriguing, and the topic of sideshows and the people involved is something I have always been interested in.

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atchfive
Oct 06, 2019

Such an excellent high energy and feel good movie. Highly energetic song and dance numbers with great storytelling in between. Awesome cinematography and acting by all. Thoroughly enjoyed this for a musical. Should become a new classic!

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Ephriam
Sep 08, 2019

very colorful movie. A decent story. Worth a look if it is raining outside.

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tinybookworm
Aug 06, 2019

great movie! loved the acting, dancing and music. Hugh Jackman was amazing in this movie.

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slaroche
Aug 05, 2019

4* I don't usually like musicals but this one was good!

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Ba_kuPlanet
Jul 30, 2019

It's a feel good movie that takes you through drama and tragedy first. Excellent music selection - radio/Broadway worthy. Worth listening to the music on it's own. I was conservative with my rating only because the PT shows were missing the "wow" factor. If the writers are going to enhance PT Barnum's life story, they may as well enhance the PT shows to Cirque du Soleil quality.

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ggerbrand
Jul 03, 2019

it's soooooo good

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lukasevansherman
Jul 03, 2019

Um, excuse me, Jerry Lewis is the greatest showman. Suck it Barnum.

Anna_LibraryT Jun 24, 2019

Somehow they made the modern music meld very well with the Victorian-era setting, and Hugh Jackman's singing voice has much improved since Les Mis. Enjoyable spectacle showing the rise of P.T. Barnum from poor urchin to world-famous showman, and how the Barnum & Bailey circus began. Interesting making-of and historical notes in the special features.

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LokiLaufeyson1289
Nov 13, 2018

What if we rewrite the stars? Say you were made to be mine? Nothing could keep us apart, you are the one I was meant to find...
-Phillip Carlise

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jimg2000
Apr 28, 2018

Sir, people don't wanna admit it... but they are fascinated with the exotic and the... is why we stare at it.
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Why would a bank loan us 10,000 dollars?
-Because we put up collateral.
We don't have any collateral.
-Sure we do. In the South China Seas.
In the South China Seas?
- Deep in the South China Seas.
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Wanted! Unique persons, curiosities. Daring acts. Wonders of the world. How is it looking girls?
-Hey. You looking for freaks?
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"Shame of the city". The protests amend Mr. Barnum's reputation... as a previewer of the offensive and indecent.
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This is bad. The Barnum Museum. A primitive Circus of Humbug.” "Criminal." "Greedy". "A circus."

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jimg2000
Apr 28, 2018

Now, I know that sounds like Barnum humbug... but I have a 100 bottles of good champagne on ice that says that this is not just another sideshow novelty.
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The noblest art is that of making others happy
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You are the American. I believe I might have heard of you.
-Oh well, If you've heard of me all the way over here, I must have been doing something right.
That, or something very wrong.
- In the world of publicity there is hardly any difference.
I believe those are the words of a scoundrel, Mr Barnum.
- A showman, Miss Lind, just a showman. The best on my side of the Atlantic.

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jimg2000
Apr 28, 2018

I never liked your show. But I always thought the people did.
-They do.
Mind you, I wouldn't call it art.
-Of course not.
But... Putting folks of all kinds on stage. All colors, shapes, sizes. Presenting them as equals. Another critic might have even called it 'a celebration of humanity'.
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You don't need everyone to love you, Phin. Just a few good people.
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Tell me, Mr. Barnum, does it bother you that everything you're selling is fake?
-Do these smiles seem fake? It doesn't matter where they come from. The joy is real.
So you are a philanthropist?
-Well, hyperbole isn't the worst crime. Men suffer more from imagining too little than too much.
The creed of a true fraud.
-Mr Bennett, when was the last time you smiled? Or had a good laugh? A real laugh. A theater critic who can't find joy in the theater. Now who is the fraud?

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Gwen904
Apr 12, 2018

P.T. Barnum: It looks like you have a knack for show business.
Phillip: Show business? I've never heard of it.
P.T. Barnum: That's because I just invented it.

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black_cat_2717
Apr 04, 2018

P.T Barnum: No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.

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I saw this movie on t.v yesterday i didn't watch it that much cause i seen it in theathers before.

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