• 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, Charming, Inspiring, Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    For its intended audience, Horton's agenda is overt: Listen, be a friend, and most important - have fun! show more

  • 60
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Endearing, though sometimes belabored. show more

  • 80
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

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

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