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The Little Prince (2015)

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A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to prepare her for it. Her neighbor, the Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary world where anything is possible, the world of the Little Prince.

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The Aviator (voice)
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The Little Girl (voice)
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The Mother (voice)
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The Rose (voice)
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The Fox (voice)
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The King (voice)
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The Snake (voice)
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The Businessman (voice)
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Mr. Prince (voice)
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The Academy Teacher (voice)
Jeffy Branion ...
The Policeman (voice) (as Jeff Branion)
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The Concerned Neighbor (voice)
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From Mark Osborne comes the first-ever animated feature film adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's iconic masterpiece, The Little Prince. At the heart of it all is The Little Girl, who's being prepared by her mother for the very grown-up world in which they live - only to be interrupted by her eccentric, kind-hearted neighbor, The Aviator. The Aviator introduces his new friend to an extraordinary world where anything is possible. A world that he himself was initiated into long ago by The Little Prince. It's here that The Little Girl's magical and emotional journey into her own imagination - and into the universe of The Little Prince - begins. And it's where The Little Girl rediscovers her childhood and learns that ultimately, it's human connections that matter most, and that what's truly essential can only be seen with the heart. Written by EJ

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Rediscover one of the most beloved stories of all time. See more »


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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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5 August 2016 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$81,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,563,694 (France), 2 August 2015, Wide Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,140, 1 April 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,339,152

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$97,571,250
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Marion Cotillard (The Rose) and Mackenzie Foy (The Little Girl), have both previously appeared on Christopher Nolan films. Cotillard in Inception (2010) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012), and Foy in Interstellar (2014). See more »

Goofs

When the Little Girl claps for the first time "The Conceited Man" took kudos by taking his hat off with his "right hand" but next time while holding The Little Girl with "left hand" he drops her and took kudos with his "left hand" although his "right hand" was free. See more »

Quotes

The Little Prince: Hey, come and play with me.
The Fox: I cannot play with you. I'm not tamed.
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Crazy Credits

During the Paramount animation at the beginning of the movie, stars hanging from strings appear over the mountains. See more »

Connections

Version of Der kleine Prinz (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Suis-moi (Reprise)
Written by Hans Zimmer, Camille and Richard Harvey
Performed by Hans Zimmer and Richard Harvey (featuring Camille)
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Such stories don't need working out you feel the characters as they evolve and identify with you…
10 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

It was so long ago that this furred creature talked of life and other miraculous things hoisted up by far fetched maturity and sensibility presumably alien for a being draped in fur, but it resonates louder and makes even more sense now, when after all this years I re-read the novella that was first published in 1943 after the outbreak of second WW, by French writer and artist Antoine De- Saint Exupery, The Little Prince. It makes me wonder if it ever were a children's tale, but again to decode such an honest, sincerely beautiful written work of art, a child's innocence and naivety is the only play. Such stories don't need working out you feel the characters as they evolve through the pages and identify with you. 2015 is about to see in a re-imagined spirit the animated adaptation of Exupery's invention, from Kung- Fu Panda director Mark Osborne of the same name. It is majorly awaited. The trailer was irresistibly delicious instilling a magic like atmosphere with the equally enchanting background score by Richard Harvey and Hans Zimmer. This movie got an amazing cast from Bridges to Cottilard, it will be dream on screen. The little girl's imagination of the Prince and the fox is done by stop motion animation resembling and staying true to those old painted images. Remember the dewy water color illustrations by Exupery depicting the Prince on the asteroid, the magical rose that grew on it…with flaxen hair and a scarf he just looked like a cherry boy who lost his way. Walking through the sands, if you please I would draw you a sheep.


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