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United Press International journalist Will Bloom and his French freelance photojournalist wife Josephine Bloom, who is pregnant with their first child, leave their Paris base to return to Will's hometown of Ashton, Alabama on the news that his father, Edward Bloom, stricken with cancer, will soon die, he being taken off chemotherapy treatment. Although connected indirectly through Will's mother/Edward's wife, Sandra Bloom, Will has been estranged from his father for three years since his and Josephine's wedding. Will's issue with his father is the fanciful tales Edward has told of his life all his life, not only to Will but the whole world. As a child when Edward was largely absent as a traveling salesman, Will believed those stories, but now realizes that he does not know his father, who, as he continues to tell these stories, he will never get to know unless Edward comes clean with the truth before he dies. On the brink of his own family life beginning, Will does not want to be the ...

Director: Tim Burton
Writer: Daniel Wallace (novel), John August (screenplay)
Production: Sony Pictures
Year: 2003
MetaScore: 58/100
ImdbRating: 8.0
BoxOffice: $66,257,002
Released: 09 Jan 2004
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 68 nominations.

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17 Clips & Quotes


Ed Bloom - Young - Ewan McGregor
Ed Bloom - Senior - Albert Finney
Will Bloom - Billy Crudup
Sandra Bloom - Senior - Jessica Lange
Jenny - Young - Helena Bonham Carter
Sandra Bloom - Young - Alison Lohman
Dr. Bennett - Senior - Robert Guillaume
Josephine Bloom - Marion Cotillard
Karl the Giant - Matthew McGrory
Don Price - Age 18-22 - David Denman
Mildred - Missi Pyle
Ping - Ada Tai
Jing - Arlene Tai
Norther Winslow - Steve Buscemi
Amos Calloway - Danny DeVito
Mr. Soggybottom - Deep Roy
Ed Bloom - Age 10 - Perry Walston
Jenny - Age 8 - Hailey Anne Nelson
Will Bloom - Age 6-8 - Grayson Stone
Ed's Father - R. Keith Harris
Ed's Mother - Karla Droege
Zacky Price - Age 10 - Zac Gardner
Don Price - Age 12 - John Lowell
Wilbur - Age 10 - Darrell Vanterpool
Ruthie - Age 8 (as Destiny Cyrus) - Miley Cyrus
Little Brave - Joseph Humphrey
Will's Date - Morgan Grace Jarrett
Pretty Girl - Sallie Hedrick
Sharecropper - Frank Hoyt Taylor
Little Girl - Savanna James
Banjo Man - Billy Redden
Shotgun Toter - James DeForest Parker
Some Farmer - Russell Hodgkinson
Shephard - Don Young
Townsperson - Jayne Morgan
Townsperson - David Ramsey
Townsperson - Greg Hohn
Cashier - Zach Hanner
Colossus - George McArthur
Jump Leader - Jeff Campbell
Chinese Emcee - Lawrence Sykkmon
Teller Woman - Bonnie Johnson
Piano Student - Howard Houston Jr.
Heavy Set Nurse - Joanne Pankow
Will's Son - Trevor Gagnon
Dr. Bennett - Young - Karlos Walkes
Lobster Woman - Cathy Berry
Side Show Barker - John Fugate
Econ Professor - Daniel Wallace
Ventriloquist - Metz Duites
Asian Officer (as Vincent Ybiernas) - Vincent J. Ybiernas
Chicken Plant Operator - Barry C. Harvard
Municipal Dump Owner - Edward Aldag
Pretty Man (as Alan Rawlins) - C. Alan Rawlins
Old Zacky - Jake Brake
River Woman - Bevin Kaye
Secretary (voice) - Hélène Cardona
Spectre Citizen - Chris Cate
Parade Spectator - John Collier
Big Butt Clown - Ransom Gates
Spontaneous Dancer - Michael Griffiths
Little Girl - Haley Hill
Spectre Citizen - L.C. Holt
Spectre Citizen - James Russell Lingerfelt
Spectre Dancer - Shannon McCrory
Army Officer - Mark McWhorter
'50s Farmer - Matthew D. Miller
Spectre's Dancing Girl - Priscilla Monnier
County Fair Patron - Darlene Moore
Circus Announcer / Contortionist / Korean Fighter (voice) - Gary Newton
Circus Patron - Benjamin Plaut
Misshaped Shadow in Circus Crowd - Adam Ragsdale
Mourner - Cade Saint
Circus Worker John - Michael Shunnarah
Fat Man in Circus - Bruce Snowdon
College Student - Robin Steele
Spectre Citizen - Will Thomas
'70s Carnival Worker - John Thornhill
Paratrooper - Shayne Tingle
Townsperson with Bat - Jacob Williams
Circus Strongman - Phil Wright