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Water for Elephants
Veterinary school student Jacob meets and falls in love with Marlena, a star performer in a circus of a bygone era. They discover beauty amidst the world of the Big Top, and come together through...  View more >

Starring Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, James Frain...  View more >

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Apr 22, 2011
Apr 26, 2011
"Water for Elephants" is a lame drama about a troubled circus in the early days of the depression, as told by someone who's been there. Robert Patterson plays a med student who forced to hit the road after his parents were kiulled in a car clash. While there he falls for a horse trainer, plkayed by Reese Witherspoon. The chemistry between thye pair is non-existance, if any. The only bright moment came from Christoph Waltz as the circus ringmaster and Witherspoon's husband. There's very little drama in this movie. Comparing this movie to the 1952 Oscar Winner "The Greatest Show on Earth." That movie has plenty of drama. "Water for Elephant" has less drama. I have yet to see Robert Pattinson do more that take his shirt off. In the trailer for the movie, I heard a music piece that I love. Why didn't they use this piece for this movie? This movie couldn't hold much water.
Apr 29, 2011
May 14, 2011
read another review about this movie so we were not going to go. What a mistake that would have been. Wonderful movie

I recommend this if you are looking to go enjoy your snacks and get our of the house. This movie really took you away and kept you on the edge of your seat. Very emotional
Highly recommend watch for more of my reviews
Buddah
Jun 14, 2011

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