• Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! (2008)

Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!

Release Date: March 14th, 2008

G |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

Animated elephant Horton (Jim Carrey) finds a speck of dust floating in the Jungle of Nool. Upon investigation of the speck, Horton discovers the tiny city of Who-ville and its residents, the Whos, which he can hear but cannot see. Horton forms a friendship with the mayor of Who-ville, Ned McDodd (Steve Carell), and promises to transport Who-ville to safety. However, Horton encounters opposition from his jungle neighbors, who don't want to believe in the existence of Who-ville.

Cast: Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Amy Poehler, Jesse McCartney, Isla Fisher, Dan Fogler, Will Arnett, Seth Rogen

Director: Jimmy Hayward , Steve Martino

Genres: Children , Adventure , Animated

Production Co: Blue Sky Studios, 20th Century Fox Animation

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Rescue, Amusing, Charming, Inspiring

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Lawrence ToppmanCharlotte Observer

    Finally! For the first time, Hollywood has made a whimsical, witty, feature-length version of Dr. Seuss that's neither overblown nor smutty nor emotionally hollow. show more

  • 88
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    The look of the story is an undeniable treat, and the message it weaves is both funny and sweet. Horton Hears a Who! is razzle-dazzling and artful, and it builds on Seuss' words by the clever cart-full. show more

  • 80
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    A delight, brimming with colorful, elastic characters and bountiful wit. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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