Onward Movie

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Who's Involved:

Octavia Spencer, John Ratzenberger, Ali Wong, Chris Pratt, Dan Scanlon, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lena Waithe, Dan Scanlan, Mel Rodriguez, C. S. Anderson

Release Date:

Friday, March 6, 2020 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

A suburban fantasy tale which centers on two teen elf brothers who go on a quest to discover if there is still magic left in the world.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Onward

A look at the Onward behind-the-scenes crew and production team.


Dan Scanlan


Dan Scanlan

Production Company

Pixar Animation Studios

Production: What we know about Onward

Key Facts

  1. Director Dan Scanlan explained, "this film was inspired by my own relationship with my brother (12/12/18)."
  2. This movie is “a mix of the fantastic and the everyday,” with “elves, sprites and pretty much anything that would be on the side of a van in the ’70s (D23 Expo, 7/14/17)."
  3. Inspired by Monsters University director and Pixar veteran Dan Scanlan's childhood and how his father died when he was young and he always wanted to find out about him (D23 Expo, 7/14/17).

Filming Timeline

On or about February 17, 2020, the film was in Completed status.

On or about May 30, 2019, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about December 16, 2018, the film was in Production status.

On or about July 14, 2017, the film was in Development status.

Onward Release Date: When was it released?

Onward was released in 2020 on Friday, March 6, 2020 (Nationwide release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including The Way Back, Final Kill and Escape From Pretoria.

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Questions: Asked About Onward

Mar. 9, 2020
How long is the movie?
Apr. 19, 2020 The runtime of Onward is 1 hour, 42 minutes.

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