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Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use keeping the train station clocks running. The only thing that he has left that connects him to his dead father is an automaton (mechanical man) that doesn't work without a special key which Hugo needs to find to unlock the secret he believes it contains. On his adventures, he meets with a shopkeeper, George Melies, who works in the train station and his adventure-seeking god-daughter. Hugo finds that they have a surprising connection to his father and the automaton, and he discovers it unlocks some memories the old man has buried inside regarding his past.

  1. Brian Selznick


  2. John Logan


  3. Martin Scorsese


Top Billed Cast

  1. Asa Butterfield

    Asa Butterfield

    Hugo Cabret

  2. Chloë Grace Moretz

    Chloë Grace Moretz


  3. Ben Kingsley

    Ben Kingsley

    Georges Méliès

  4. Sacha Baron Cohen

    Sacha Baron Cohen

    The Station Inspector

  5. Jude Law

    Jude Law

    Hugo's Father

  6. Christopher Lee

    Christopher Lee

    Monsieur Labisse

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 6m

Budget $170,000,000.00

Revenue $185,770,160.00


Release Information

  • November 23, 2011
    PG, Theatrical



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