Overview

In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.

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  1. Sara Gruen

    Author

  2. Francis Lawrence

    Director

  3. Richard LaGravenese

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Pattinson

    Robert Pattinson

    Jacob Jankowski

  2. Reese Witherspoon

    Reese Witherspoon

    Marlena Rosenbluth

  3. Christoph Waltz

    Christoph Waltz

    August Rosenbluth

  4. Tatum Etheridge

    Tatum Etheridge

    Jacob's Daughter

  5. Hal Holbrook

    Hal Holbrook

    Old Jacob

  6. Richard Brake

    Richard Brake

    Grady

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 0m

Budget $38,000,000.00

Revenue $114,156,230.00

Homepage http://waterforelephantsfilm.com/

Release Information

  • April 22, 2011
    PG-13, Theatrical

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