The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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Rated PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13) -- Rated PG-13 for brief war violence, sexual content, language and smoking
Released on:
December 25, 2008 (Thu)   

Previously Announced Release Dates:
November 26, 2008
December 19, 2008
December 25, 2008
December 19, 2008

Production Companies:
Kennedy/Marshall Co., Warner Bros

Status: Released

Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Ormond, Jason Flemyng, Elias Koteas, Tilda Swinton

Director: David Fincher

Screenwriter: Eric Roth

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
About the film:
"I was born under unusual circumstances." And so begins "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," adapted from the 1920s story by F. Scott Fitzgerald about a man who is born in his eighties and ages backwards: a man, like any of us, who is unable to stop time. We follow his story, set in New Orleans from the end of World War I in 1918, into the 21st century, following his journey that is as unusual as any man's life can be. Directed by David Fincher and starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett with Taraji P. Henson, Tilda Swinton, Jason Flemyng, Elias Koteas and Julia Ormond, "Benjamin Button," is a grand tale of a not-so-ordinary man and the people and places he discovers along the way, the loves he finds, the joys of life and the sadness of death, and what lasts beyond time.
Rated PG-13 for brief war violence, sexual content, language and smoking
Box Office: Opening weekend: $26.85 mil. (2988 theaters) | Domestic Total: $127.51 mil.
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