'Horton Hears a Who!'

Done almost 40 years earlier as a television special, the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0004394" title="Dr. Seuss" href="/topic/arts-culture/literature/dr.-seuss-PECLB0004394.topic">Dr. Seuss</a> classic was revisited on the big screen in 2008, with computer-generated animation and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000871" title="Jim Carrey" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/jim-carrey-PECLB000871.topic">Jim Carrey</a>’s voice creating the title elephant who helps the tiny residents of Whoville. <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB005419" title="Steve Carell" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/steve-carell-PECLB005419.topic">Steve Carell</a>, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000750" title="Carol Burnett" href="/topic/entertainment/television/carol-burnett-PECLB000750.topic">Carol Burnett</a>, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB005411" title="Seth Rogen" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/seth-rogen-PECLB005411.topic">Seth Rogen</a>, Isla Fisher and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB005263" title="Amy Poehler" href="/topic/entertainment/amy-poehler-PECLB005263.topic">Amy Poehler</a> also were in the impressive voice cast of the tale. It earned $150 million-plus during the family-friendly <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="12014002" title="Easter" href="/topic/religion-belief/easter-12014002.topic">Easter</a> season.<br>
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<i>-- Jay Bobbin, <a href="http://www.zap2it.com">Zap2it</a></i>
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Done almost 40 years earlier as a television special, the Dr. Seuss classic was revisited on the big screen in 2008, with computer-generated animation and Jim Carrey’s voice creating the title elephant who helps the tiny residents of Whoville. Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Seth Rogen, Isla Fisher and Amy Poehler also were in the impressive voice cast of the tale. It earned $150 million-plus during the family-friendly Easter season.

-- Jay Bobbin, Zap2it

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