Friday, April 22, 2011 Nationwide
moments of intense violence and sexual content PARENTS STRONGLY CAUTIONED
Plot: What's the story about?
A 90-year-old man reminisces about his life during the Depression, when he found work at a B-level circus taking care of the animals. He sees the brutality of circus life while falling for the wife of an abusive animal trainer.
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Who stars in Water for Elephants: Cast List
Reese Witherspoon ... Marlena Rosenbluth
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, Sing 2
Robert Pattinson ... Jacob Jankowski
Mickey 17, Remember Me
Hal Holbrook ... Jacob Jankowski (older)
Paul Schneider ... Charlie
American Murderer, The Babymakers
Tim Guinee ... Diamond Joe
Just Like a Woman, Ladder 49
Who's making Water for Elephants: Crew List
A look at the Water for Elephants behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Francis Lawrence last directed Slumberland and Red Sparrow. The film's writer Richard LaGravenese last wrote The Last 5 Years and Unbroken.
Production: What we know about Water for Elephants?
- Based on Sara Gruen's Depression-era circus novel. The novel that has climbed atop the paperback bestseller lists, has been optioned by Andrew R. Tennenbaum, a producer of The Bourne Ultimatum.
- 2011 - April: The film was set to Completed status.
- 2010 - September: The film was set to Post-Production status.
- 2010 - June: The film was set to Production status.
- 2010 - January: The film was set to Pre-Production status.
- 2010 - January: The film was set to Development status.
Water for Elephants Release Date: When was the film released?
Water for Elephants was a Nationwide release in 2011 on Friday, April 22, 2011 in around 2,817 theaters. There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including African Cats, Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family and POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold.