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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

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Starring (View all)
Brad Pitt Brad Pitt
Benjamin Button
Julia Ormond Julia Ormond
Caroline
Faune A. Chambers Faune A. Chambers
Dorothy Baker
Elias Koteas Elias Koteas
Monsieur Gateau
Donna DuPlantier Donna DuPlantier
Blanche Devereux
Jacob Tolano Jacob Tolano
Martin Gateau
Earl Maddox Earl Maddox
Man at Train Station


Written by (View all)
Eric Roth Eric Roth
(screenplay)
Robin Swicord Robin Swicord
(story)


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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Videos

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Working with David Featurette

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Cover art, photos and screenshots

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''Your life is defined by its opportunities...''

12 years, 8 months ago at Feb 13 1:31
7 votes
''Your life is defined by its opportunities... even the ones you miss.''

Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.

Brad Pitt: Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is nothing short of genius. A genius to be expected of a seasoned visionary director such as David Fincher. In the past ... read more

Achingly beautiful and magical...

12 years, 9 months ago at Jan 11 12:53
4 votes
"My name is Benjamin Button, and I was born under unusual circumstances."

Throughout its undeniably lengthy 160 minutes, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a captivating, heartfelt, jubilant and melancholy experience - beautiful to observe and overflowing with a sense of marvel and wonder. Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story, this strange, ambitious saga of a man who ages... read more

Curiously Uninteresting

12 years, 8 months ago at Feb 22 3:23
4 votes
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button isn't too much of a curiosity. It's the same old period drama that's been told on film dozens of times. Let us recap, shall we? Boy is born, boy is abandoned by family, boy grows up with foster parents, boy meets girl, boy goes off to see the world, boy comes back to find girl, girl initially rejects boy, girl finally comes to find the boy and they live happily... read more
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Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with consequences.
Release date: 25 December 2008
Tags: Drama (60), Romance (43), Fantasy (31), 2000s (28), 2008 (27), War (16), New Orleans (16), (15), Aging (14), Death (12), WWII (12), Love (11), Character Name In Title (11), Based On Short Story (11), Mystery (9), Adaptation (9), Usa (8), Period Drama (8), Told In Flashback (7), Struck By Lightning (7)
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