Life of Pi Movie

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Who's Involved:

Tobey Maguire, Elizabeth Gabler, Ang Lee, Irrfan Khan, Suraj Sharma, Gerard Depardieu, Gil Netter, David Magee, Tabu

Release Date:

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG

Runtime: N/A

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Life of Pi Plot: What's the story?

Director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) creates an all-audience film about a young man on a fateful voyage who, after a spectacular disaster in the middle of the ocean, is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. He becomes marooned on a lifeboat he must share with the ship’s only other survivor, a fearsome Bengal tiger with whom he makes an amazing and unexpected connection.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Life of Pi?

  1. An adaptation of the best-selling novel by Yann Martel. "Life of Pi" will be Ang Lee's first 3D pic, and utilize state-of-the-art technology in rendering the epic story. Alfonso Cuaron and M. Night Shyamalan were previously attached to direct.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Life of Pi?

A look at the Life of Pi behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ang Lee last directed Gemini Man and Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. The film's writer David Magee last wrote Mary Poppins Returns and Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day.


Ang Lee


David Magee


Elizabeth Gabler
Gil Netter

Production Company

Fox 2000 Pictures

Production Timeline: When did the Life of Pi come together?

On or about October 9, 2012 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about April 26, 2012 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about October 25, 2010 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

Principal photography begins in January in Taiwan and India.

On or about February 18, 2009 • The film was in Development status.

Life of Pi Release Date: When was it released?

Life of Pi was released in 2012 on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 (Nationwide release). There were 3 other movies released on the same date, including Rise of the Guardians, Red Dawn and The Silver Linings Playbook.
United States
November 21, 2012 Nationwide
November 21, 2012

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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