ACADEMY AWARD® Winners Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz join Robert Pattinson (The Twilight Saga) for this epic tale of forbidden love based on Sara Gruen’s acclaimed best seller. Against all odds, a veterinary student (Pattinson) and a beautiful circus performer from a bygone era (Witherspoon), meet and fall in love through their shared compassion for a special elephant. But their secret romance incurs the wrath of her dangerously volatile husband (Waltz).

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Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
1.2K Ratings
1.2K Ratings

60% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.1/10
  • Fresh 116
  • Rotten 77

Critics Consensus: It's a tale tastefully told and beautifully filmed, but Water for Elephants suffers from a pronounced lack of chemistry between its leads.

14+ COMMON SENSE

The Notebook + the circus; some upsetting scenes.

Information

Studio
20th Century Fox
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2011 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Subtitles, Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (Subtitles, Stereo), Portuguese (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
AD
Audio description refers to a narration track describing what is happening on screen to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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