• Annie (2014)


Release Date: December 19th, 2014

DVD Release Date: March 17th, 2015

PG |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

Ever since her parents left her as a baby, little Annie (Quvenzhané Wallis) has led a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother, Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) takes her in on the recommendation of his advisers (Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale). Stacks believes that he's Annie's guardian angel, but the plucky youngster's confidence and sunny outlook may mean that Annie will save Will instead.

Cast: Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, David Zayas, Cameron Diaz, Zoe Margaret Colletti

Director: Will Gluck

Genres: Children , Musical comedy

Production Co: Overbrook Entertainment, Marcy Media Films, Olive Bridge Entertainment

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Growing up, 2010s, Love, Amusing, New York City, Office, Charming

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Putting aside the grating performances, the clumsy direction, the visual ugliness and the haphazard development of story, character and relationships, the movie is hobbled by its intrinsic unsuitability for contemporary retelling. show more

  • 50
    Inkoo KangTheWrap

    No amount of self-referential jokes can make up for a lack of heart and spirit. Thankfully, Annie lacks neither. show more

  • 75
    Calvin WilsonSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

    Annie is not a great movie musical — but it’s a fun time at the movies. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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