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Christopher Robin (2018)

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A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.


Marc Forster


Alex Ross Perry (screenplay by), Tom McCarthy (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ewan McGregor ... Christopher Robin
Hayley Atwell ... Evelyn Robin
Bronte Carmichael ... Madeline Robin
Mark Gatiss ... Giles Winslow
Oliver Ford Davies ... Old Man Winslow
Ronke Adekoluejo ... Katherine Dane
Adrian Scarborough ... Hal Gallsworthy
Roger Ashton-Griffiths ... Ralph Butterworth
Ken Nwosu ... Paul Hastings
John Dagleish ... Matthew Leadbetter
Amanda Lawrence ... Joan MacMillan
Orton O'Brien Orton O'Brien ... Young Christopher Robin
Katy Carmichael Katy Carmichael ... Christopher's Mother
Tristan Sturrock ... Christopher's Father
Jasmine-Simone Charles Jasmine-Simone Charles ... Little Girl


An adult Christopher Robin, who is now focused on his new life, work, and family, suddenly meets his old friend Winnie the Pooh, who returns to his unforgotten childhood past to help him return to the Hundred Acre Wood and help find Pooh's lost friends. Written by Jon Meyer

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Out of the Wood. Into the City. See more »


G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

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Release Date:

3 August 2018 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

L'histoire de Jean-Christophe See more »


Box Office


$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,585,139, 5 August 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$98,640,896, 17 October 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$89,961,162, 19 August 2018
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Company Credits

Production Co:

2DUX²,Walt Disney Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs




Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?


Richard M. Sherman has been confirmed to write three original songs for the film after having done so with his late brother Robert B. Sherman in many of the preceding Disney's Winnie the Pooh feature films, including The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977), The Tigger Movie (2000), and also most of the theatrical shorts and one direct-to-video Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving (1999). It has been confirmed that the title song "Winnie The Pooh" from The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977) will be used in this film and so will the other two original songs "Up, Down, Touch the Ground" and "The Wonderful Thing About Tiggers". See more »


Christopher Robin falls into the Heffalump trap, which is shown to be a deep pit that he fails to climb out of. Some time later, after it has rained heavily, he awakens to find that the pit has filled with water and he is floating on the top. Then he's able to climb out. Shortly after this he is on the "Poohsticks" bridge, and is partially dry when really he should have stayed soaking wet. See more »


Christopher Robin: [from trailer] The tree I remember was in the countryside, not here in London!
[kicks a supposed opening in the tree's trunk]
Christopher Robin: There's no opening!
Winnie the Pooh: I suppose it's where it needs to be.
Christopher Robin: That's a silly explanation.
Winnie the Pooh: Why, thank you.
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Crazy Credits

The Disney logo turns into a drawing based on Winnie-the-Pooh artist Ernest Shepard's artwork. See more »


Referenced in Honest Trailers: A Quiet Place (2018) See more »


Our Love
Written and Performed by Ernest Bradshaw
Courtesy of De Wolfe, Ltd.
Under license from Ford Music Services
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Not The Movie You'd Expect: Better!
14 August 2018 | by spiritof67See all my reviews

I usually don't read other reviews of films I review. After all, I have 60+ years of heavy moviegoing as my resource..but tastes do vary. In this case, I understand that if you're needing jumpcuts, cookie-cutter plots, easy places to text or other things, this isn't your movie. As well, if you missed the memo about how this WASN'T a sequel to any other movie, this isn't your movie either.

It is, though, one of the finest movies I have ever seen of any genre, and one of the most emotionally moving. For this reason I would note for parents that your parenting skills will be tested here; if your kids have no attention span, are fidgety, have iphone addiction, they won't like this movie. But it most assuredly is a movie for all ages, just not for all mentalities. There are actual lessons here for children, real ones; lessons for adults, important ones; lessons for employers; and most of all, lessons to the viewer.

I would recommend that those interested see this movie quickly, since L. Ron Hubbard's man's success in the opening week has cut this film's run short. To not see the magnificent cinematography and vistas (some CGI but you cannot tell) in their proper setting. It emphatically is not a TV or Smartphone movie.

On to the posse: Tigger, Kanga and Roo, Owl, Eeyore, Rabbit, Piglet and Pooh all get good screen time, have excellent character showings and are wonderfully voiced. As long as you bear in mind (no pun) the real characters' personalities, which are all on display here, they all ring true. Ewan McGregor gives what might be his career performance, and newcomer Bronte Carmichael is radiant, as is Hayley Atwell. But this is Ewan, Bronte and Pooh's movie, and they do it justice. Just a wonderful film. Sorry if it's "too slow" for some tastes.

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