Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio (2022)

"Love will give you life."
Audience Score
84
Review Score
90
Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro reinvents Carlo Collodi's classic tale of the wooden marionette who is magically brought to life in order to mend the heart of a grieving woodcarver named Geppetto. This whimsical, stop-motion film directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson follows the mischievous and disobedient adventures of Pinocchio in his pursuit of a place in the world.
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'Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio' Movie Review

Arriving on Netflix (following a brief theatrical run) on December 9th, Guillermo del Toro’s adaptation of ‘Pinocchio’ marks the second major adaptation to arrive this year. And this is, by a long distance, a much more satisfying, very different version than the Disney offering that landed on Disney+ back in September. In fact, we’ll go so far as to say that there is more inventiveness, care and technique in one wooden finger of this passion project from the director of ‘Hellboy’, ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ and ‘The Shape of Water’ than in the entire Disney effort, which offered minor charms and little reason to justify its existence.

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Movie Details

Theatrical Release:November 24th, 2022
On Digital & Streaming:December 9th, 2022 - Watch Now
Original Language:English
Production Companies:The Jim Henson Company, ShadowMachine, Double Dare You Productions