The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

166 mins | Drama, Romance, Fantasy | Dec. 25, 2008

I was born under unusual circumstances. And so begins The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, adapted from the 1920s story by F. Scott Fitzgerald about a man who is born in his eighties and ages backwards: a man, like any of us, who is unable to stop time. We follow his story, set in New Orleans, from the end of World War I in 1918 into the 21st century, following his journey that is as unusual as any man's life can be. Benjamin Button, is a grand tale of a not-so-ordinary man and the people and places he discovers along the way, the loves he finds, the joys of life and the sadness of death, and what lasts beyond time.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

166 mins | Drama, Romance, Fantasy | Dec. 25, 2008

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
I was born under unusual circumstances. And so begins The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, adapted from the 1920s story by F. Scott Fitzgerald about a man who is born in his eighties and ages backwards: a man, like any of us, who is unable to stop time. We follow his story, set in New Orleans, from the end of World War I in 1918 into the 21st century, following his journey that is as unusual as any man's life can be. Benjamin Button, is a grand tale of a not-so-ordinary man and the people and places he discovers along the way, the loves he finds, the joys of life and the sadness of death, and what lasts beyond time.
IMDb rating 7.8
Producers Paramount, Warner Bros. Pictures, The Kennedy/Marshall Company
Original title The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Directors David Fincher, Tarsem Singh, Sharron Reynolds-Enriquez, Allen Kupetsky, Bob Wagner, Carl Kouri, Steve Lonano, Pete Waterman
Writers Eric Roth, F. Scott Fitzgerald

Cast

Brad Pitt

as Benjamin Button

Cate Blanchett

as Daisy Fuller

Taraji P. Henson

as Queenie

Julia Ormond

as Caroline Fuller

Jason Flemyng

as Thomas Button

Mahershala Ali

as Tizzy Weathers

Jared Harris

as Captain Mike

Elias Koteas

as Monsieur Gateau

Phyllis Somerville

as Grandma Fuller

Tilda Swinton

as Elizabeth Abbott

Faune Chambers

as Dorothy Baker

Donna DuPlantier

as Blanche Devereux

Jacob Tolano

as Martin Gateau

Earl Maddox

as Man at Train Station

Ed Metzger

as Teddy Roosevelt

Danny Vinson

as Priest Giving Last Rites

David Jensen

as Doctor at Benjamin's Birth

Joeanna Sayler

as Caroline Button

Fiona Hale

as Mrs. Hollister

Marion Zinser

as Mrs. Horton

Peter Donald Badalamenti II

as Benjamin 1928-31

Danny Nelson

as General Winston

Paula Gray

as Sybil Wagner

Lance E. Nichols

as Preacher

Rampai Mohadi

as Ngunda Oti

Troi Bechet

as Filamena Gilea

Elle Fanning

as Daisy Age 7

Ted Manson

as Mr. Daws

Clay Cullen

as Young Mr. Daws

Edith Ivey

as Mrs. Maple

Robert Towers

as Benjamin 1932-34

Sonya Leslie

as Daisy's Nurse

Yasmine Abriel

as Prostitute with Benjamin

Madisen Beaty

as Daisy Age 10

Tom Everett

as Benjamin 1935-37

Don Creech

as Prentiss Mayes

Christopher DesRoches

as Rick Brody

Joshua Desroches

as Vic Brody

Richmond Arquette

as John Grimm

Josh Stewart

as Pleasant Curtis

Ilia Volok

as Russian Interpreter

David Ross Paterson

as Walter Abbott

Taren Cunningham

as Young Elizabeth Abbott

Myrton Running Wolf

as Dennis Smith

Devyn A. Tyler

as Queenie's Daughter Age 14

Adrian Armas

as David

Wilbur Fitzgerald

as TV Reporter

Ashley Nolan

as Woman Doctor

Louis Herthum

as Man at Caroline's Party

Katta Hules

as Caroline Age 12

Rus Blackwell

as Robert Williams

Joel Bissonnette

as David Hernandez

Deneen Tyler

as Queenie's Daughter Age 40

Spencer Daniels

as Benjamin Age 12

Chandler Canterbury

as Benjamin Age 8

Charles Henry Wyson

as Benjamin Age 6

Jessica Cropper

as Featured Dancer

Katherine Crockett

as Featured Dancer

Bianca Chiminello

as Ballerina Who Ties Up Shoelace (uncredited)

Emma Degerstedt

as Ballet Dancer (uncredited)

Megan Brown

as Woman Kissing Benjamin (uncredited)

Clay Chamberlin

as The Grumpy Sailor (uncredited)

Leslie Augustine

as Ballet Dancer (uncredited)

Blake Balu

as Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

Aliane Baquerot

as Ballet Dancer (uncredited)

Brett Beoubay

as 1918 Police Officer (uncredited)

Allen Boudreaux

as Teddy Roosevelt's Secret Service Agent (uncredited)

Eve Brent

as Old Woman (uncredited)

David E. Brown

as U.S. Lieutenant (uncredited)

Jake Carpenter

as Sailor (uncredited)

Walter Delmar

as Ballet Dancer (uncredited)

Louis Dupuy

as Taxi Driver (uncredited)

Marian Filali

as Hospital Receptionist (uncredited)

Ron Flagge

as Bartender (uncredited)

Joe Fontana

as Shrimper (uncredited)

Garrett Forbes

as Ballet Dancer (uncredited)

Tiffany Forest

as Girl on Street (uncredited)

Debby Gaudet

as Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

Simone-Elise Girard

as Parisian Woman (uncredited)

Geraldine Glenn

as Family Member (uncredited)

Zuri Goldman

as Ballet Dancer (uncredited)

Malerie Grady

as Ballet Dancer (uncredited)

Bob Harter

as Man Who Buys Button House (uncredited)

Rhonda Huete

as Button Factory Worker (uncredited)

Grant James

as Joking Old Man (uncredited)

Christopher Karl Johnson

as Medical Officer on Liberty Ship (uncredited)

Shiloh Jolie-Pitt

as Caroline as Baby (uncredited)

Spencer Kayden

as Ballet Dancer (uncredited)

Jonathan Lane

as Usher at Theater (uncredited)

Elton LeBlanc

as Ambulance Driver (uncredited)

Shane LeCocq

as Dancer (uncredited)

Kevin Lorio

as Streetcar Driver (uncredited)

Audrey Lynn

as 1920's Woman Strolling by Window (uncredited)

Angelina McCoy

as Ballet Dancer (uncredited)

Harlon Miller

as Soldier (uncredited)

Valeska Miller

as Ballet Dancer (uncredited)

Jay Oliver

as Nolan House Resident (uncredited)

Antonia Putiloff

as J. Meranda (voice) (uncredited)

Sean Ross

as Russian Soldier (uncredited)

Ross Rouillier

as 1918 U.S. Lieutenant (uncredited)

Robert W. Savina

as Man in Rowboat (uncredited)

Andy Sims

as Man in Wheelchair (uncredited)

Chaz Smith

as Dock Worker (uncredited)

Logan Douglas Smith

as Neighbor / Son of Nursing Home Elder (uncredited)

Terry Lee Smith

as Rower (uncredited)

Lauren Swinney

as Mrs. Carter (uncredited)

Dennis Thomas IV

as Grave Digger (uncredited)

Michel Thériault

as Taxi Driver (uncredited)

Yvette Tucker

as Carousel Dancer (uncredited)

Gelsey Weiss

as Dancer (uncredited)

Autumn Withers

as Dancer (uncredited)

Brianna Womick

as Ballet Dancer (uncredited)

Michael Wozniak

as World War I Officer (uncredited)