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Water for Elephants

2011 Drama/Romance Rated PG-13 121 Minutes

Water for Elephants

In Theaters April 22, 2011
On 4K UHD Not Available
On Blu-ray November 1, 2011
On DVD November 1, 2011

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Devastated by the sudden death of his parents at the height of The Depression, a young dreamer from the wrong side of the tracks, Jacob Jankowski (Pattinson), abandons his veterinary studies at Cornell University. With no other family, no house, and no money, Jacob stows away on a train carrying the circus performers of The Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth.

Hired as a veterinarian to care for the troupe’s animals, Jacob is temporarily filled with the promise of an exciting life that comes with a traveling circus troupe. However, as he builds a rapport and falls in love with the star of the show, Marlena (Witherspoon), they become prey to the circus’s owner, Marlena’s violent and abusive husband August (Waltz).

As the circus begins to crumble from within and against all odds, Jacob and Marlena come together and fall in love through their compassion for a special elephant. With their love on the line, Jacob and Marlena come to a crossroads that will forever change their destiny.

Rated PG-13 for moments of intense violence and sexual content.

Box office gross: $58.6 million. View box office history.

Released by Fox. See more credits.

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