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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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Cast

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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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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

The Star: The Story of the First Christmas  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$28,604,046, 7 December 2017
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Trivia

Gabriel Iglesias' first animated feature in which he plays an antagonist. In the other animated films he was in, he's usually a supporting minor protagonist. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the credits, it is shown that Joseph buys Bo from the miller and helps him and Mary raise Jesus together. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Star (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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Great Family Movie!
20 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

My kids and I completely enjoyed this film! To be honest, I wasn't expecting much, I thought it was just gonna be yet another animated retelling of the first Christmas, but was much better than that! The jokes and gags are actually hilarious and will make kids and grown ups alike burst with laughter. I like that this tells the story of the first Christmas from the perspective of the animals. That makes it different and something I have not seen before. Artistic license is used a lot of course, but I think they stuck to the spirit of the story and kept the most important biblical details in there, while still making it lots of fun!


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