The Star

Synopsis: In Sony Pictures Animation's THE STAR, a small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free, and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told - the first Christmas.
Director(s): Timothy Reckart
Production: Sony Pictures Animation
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
86 min

Dont think I don't see you, little one.

I think there's enough

for both of us, though.


Fear not,

for you have been favored by God

to conceive and bear a son.

A son?

But how?

The Holy Spirit will overshadow you,

and the child will be called

the Son of God.

For nothing is impossible with God.

Thank you.

Do I say thank you? I mean, yes.

Let it be done, just as you say.

Guys! Guys!

You're not gonna believe this!

Okay. You are not gonna believe this,

but I think a new star

just appeared in the sky...

No, no, no.

What have I said

about looking through that thing?

Come on. Wait.

This doesn't happen every day.

There's nothing out there for you, kid.

Things are changing.

That star means something.

And I'm not gonna be here forever.

I love the smell of freshly

ground grain in the morning.

Kid, your unemployed bird friend's here.


-Hey, pal.

-What's new out there today?

You know, not a whole lot.

I mean, it's Nazareth.

That rooster on Fifth Street

overslept again.

And, that horse...

What is his name? Jeremiah? Hezekiah?

There's an "iah" in there. I know that.

He lost a shoe.

And then, well...

I mean, it's barely worth mentioning,

but the royal caravan is rolling

through town today.

What? The royal caravan?

-Are you kidding?

-No, buddy! For real!

I spotted them outside of town

and had to come

straight here to tell you.

Today's the day we've been waiting for.

Nazareth can kiss my gleaming

white tail feathers good-bye.

See? I told you that star was a sign.

We're meant for something

greater than this.

This is ourjob,

and once you accept that,

you'll be a glowing picture

of happiness.

Like me.

We're talking about

the royal caravan here.

It's the ultimate job.

You get to go from town to town,

see the world, visit important people,

and you get to march

with the biggest, strongest,

greatest horses in the world.

Dave! Dave! Dave! Dave!

All the animals in every town

watching us go by.

Dave! Dave! Dave!

And we'll nally be doing

something important.

A miniature donkey in the royal caravan?

-That'll be the day.

-Don't listen to him.

And what's a dove gonna do,

carry one grape at a time?

At least he's not

locked up in a mill like us.

I'm telling you,

folks in this town just don't get it.

And, I could carry two grapes,

one in each talon, thank you very much.


Wait. Bells.

That's them.

It's time to activate

Operation Prison Break.


All l have to do is kick

this sharp metal killer stick

towards my head and duck.

lt'll cut your harness...

And I'll finally be free.

I love Operation Prison Break.

-Such a good idea.

-Here we go.

Okay, that's not good.

Oh, boy.

See? I knew that would work.

Just like we planned.

With a momentary near-death hiccup.

Well, old-timer, it's been real.

-Good luck to you.

-Wait, Dave.

We can'tjust leave him.

Buddy, | get where you're coming from,

but it's the royal caravan,

not the retirement caravan.

Look at him. He's like 300 years old.

All right. What's going on in...

Now, this ought to keep you

where you belong.

You're nothing

but a great big, rotten...

Oh, boy.

...good-for-nothing bully!

Yeah, you better walk away.

Who needs the royal caravan?

There's plenty of excitement

here in Nazareth.

I'm gonna be honest.

I'm very upset right now.

I'm gonna go find someone to poop on.

If that miller thinks

this yoke is gonna stop me...

Boy, do l have a surprise for him.

I'll be riding with kings any day now.

You'll see.

Still no Mary.

Okay. Just a little late.

It's normal to be late

to your wedding feast. Totally normal.

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