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The Star (2017)

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A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas.

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Bo (voice)
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Dave (voice)
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Ruth (voice)
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Mary (voice)
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Joseph (voice)
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Herod (voice)
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Thaddeus (voice)
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Rufus (voice)
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Leah (voice)
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Zach (voice)
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Edith (voice)
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Old Donkey (voice)
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Abby (voice)
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Rebecca (voice)
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Deborah (voice)
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In Sony Pictures Animation's THE STAR, a small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free, and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told - the first Christmas. Written by Teaser-Trailer.com

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It Takes Many Tails To Tell The Greatest Story Ever


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Rated PG for some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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17 November 2017 (USA)  »

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The Lamb  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)
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The Jim Henson Company logo was from the Movie Mirrormask (2005). See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Emoji Movie (2017) See more »

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The Star
Written by Mariah Carey, Marc Shaiman and Thom Fennessey
Composed by Mariah Carey and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey appears courtesy of Epic Records
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Must see several times.
15 November 2017 | by (Little Rock AR USA) – See all my reviews

One of the best animated films I have seen lately. The idea of the Christmas Story seen through the eyes of the animals was totally a new angle on the story and a wonderful inspiration for children and adults.

Although there is obvious evidence of artistic right in the story, (has to be with talking animals) it does follow along with the heart and written encounters of Baby Jesus family journey to His birth in Bethlehem.

I will be going this week for second viewing and checking with friends and family about borrowing some children to take with me. I want every child I know to see this.

As soon as it becomes available on DVD my order will be placed. I have 4 groups of children I will be encouraging to have their parents take them to see this. Movie night at my house will have several showings of this movie.


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