Inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, this award-winning, phenomenon celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Growing up in the early 1800s, P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) displays a natural talent for publicity and promotion, selling lottery tickets by the age of 12. After unsuccessfully trying his hand at various jobs, Barnum turns to show business to indulge his limitless imagination. Rising from nothing he creates the Barnum circus, a mesmerizing spectacle that soon takes the world by storm to become the greatest show on earth.
Full of unforgettable anthems and powerful songs, this moving and uplifting modern musical stars Hugh Jackman as the infamous P.T. Barnum, alongside Zac Efron, Michelle Williams and Rebecca Ferguson.
USA, 2017, Directed by Michael Gracey