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Release Date: December 10, 2003Running Time: 125 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG 13Box Office: $66,257,002.00
Genre: Adaptation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama


Ewan McGregor

Albert Finney

Billy Crudup

Jessica Lange

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As an eight-year old confined to bed because of a preternatural growing spurt, Edward Bloom occupies himself by reading the entire World Book Encyclopedia. He is taken in particular with an article about goldfish, in which he learns that "if goldfish are kept in a small bowl, they will remain small. With more space, the fish can double, triple or quadruple its size." Ten years later, after becoming one of the most popular young men in Ashton, Alabama, he realizes that--like the goldfish--in order for him to grow he must leave home and explore the world. And thus, an improbable and mythic journey begins. Many years and countless adventures later, Bloom is well known as a teller of tall tales ... Full Summary >>