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Mixed or average reviews - based on 35 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 177 Ratings

Summary: Water for Elephants presents an unexpected romance in a uniquely compelling setting. Veterinary school student Jacob meets and falls in love with Marlena, a star performer in a circus of a bygone era. They discover beauty amidst the world of the Big Top, and come together through their compassion for a special elephant. Against all odds -- including the wrath of Marlena's charismatic but dangerous husband, August -- Jacob and Marlena find lifelong love. (20th Century Fox)

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Runtime: 122 min
Rating: PG 13 for Moments of intense violence and sexual content.
Official Site: http://www.waterforelephants.com/
Production: Fox 2000 Pictures
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Nov 1, 2011
Director Credit
Francis Lawrence Director
Writer Credit
Richard LaGravenese Screenplay
Sara Gruen Novel
Principal Cast Credit
Christoph Waltz August Rosenbluth
Reese Witherspoon Marlena Rosenbluth
Robert Pattinson Jacob Jankowski
Cast Credit
Abbie Dunn Caroline
Dan Lauria Sheriff
Hal Holbrook Jacob Jankowski - Older
James Frain Rosie's Caretaker
Jim Norton Camel
Ken Foree Earl
Mark Povinelli Kinko
Paul Schneider Charlie O'Brien
Richard Brake Grady
Scott MacDonald Blackie
Tatum Etheridge Jacob's Daughter
Tim Guinee Diamond Joe
Producer Credit
Andrew R. Tennenbaum Producer
Erwin Stoff Producer
Gil Netter Producer
Kevin Halloran Executive Producer
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