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Jojo Rabbit is a 2019 US biographical comedy drama war film directed and written by Taika Waititi.

Plot

A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy named Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

Cast

Release

Jojo Rabbit was released on October 18, 2019 by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Before its release in United States, it was premiered at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2019.

It also released on the same day with another WDS film Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.

Reception

On Rotten Tomatoes, it gets 79% Tomatometer and 96% Audience Score. The site's critical consensus reads, "Jojo Rabbit's blend of irreverent humor and serious ideas definitely won't be to everyone's taste -- but either way, this anti-hate satire is audacious to a fault."

On IMDB, the film gets average rating 8/10.0, and on CinemaScore, it gets grade A.

On Box Office Mojo, the film earned $33,370,906 in North America, and $56,964,119 in other territories.

In North America, the film released in total 995 theaters and earned $142,110 on its opening date and $349,555 in its opening weekend.

In other territories, the biggest market is United Kingdom, which earned $3,160,059 at opening week and $10,329,585 in total.

In total, the film earned $90,335,025.

Trivia

  • Scarlett Johansson and Sam Rockwell both starred in Iron Man 2.
  • Stephen Merchant also played a role in a Marvel film: he was Caliban in Logan, though that film is not connected to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • Scarlett Johansson's character is executed for circulating revolutionary leaflets. This is the same crime for which Korg (Taiki Waititi) was imprisoned in Thor: Ragnarok.

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