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- A new adaptation of "Pinocchio" is now available to watch on Netflix.
- The stop-motion musical reimagines the classic tale through the unique lens of filmmaker Guillermo del Toro.
- Netflix plans start at $7/month and go up to $20/month for the best streaming quality.
"Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio" presents a reimagining of the classic story. The stop-motion musical is now available exclusively on Netflix.
Like other adaptations of the source material, this take on "Pinocchio" follows the tale of a father whose wish for a child magically brings a wooden puppet to life. This version of the story uses a distinct stop-motion animation style, and shifts the setting to 1930s Italy during the country's Fascist regime.
Check out the trailer for 'Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio'
Gregory Mann ("Cats") voices the spirited wooden boy Pinocchio. He is joined by Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Christoph Waltz, Tilda Swinton, Ron Perlman, Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, Tim Blake Nelson, John Turturro, Burn Gorman, and Tom Kenny.
"Pinocchio" is directed by Oscar-winner Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson. The movie is inspired by Carlo Collodi's classic 1883 novel "The Adventures of Pinocchio."
How to watch 'Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio'
You can watch "Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio" at home exclusively on Netflix. The film hit the streaming service on December 9, and was previously released in select theaters on November 9.
Netflix's Basic plan costs $7/month with ads or $10/month without ads for 720p streaming on one screen. The Standard plan is $15.49/month for up to two screens at a time in 1080p. For the best quality, we recommend Netflix's Premium plan at $20 a month. With this option, you can stream in up to 4K on four screens.
Netflix is available on most mobile devices, smart TVs, media players, and gaming consoles. You can find a full list of supported devices on Netflix's website.
Is 'Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio' worth watching?
"Guillermo del Toro's "Pinocchio" has received critical acclaim. As of December 9, the film holds an impressive "98% Certified Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Critics praise the movie's striking visuals and its darker approach to the classic story that adds some danger to the tale without losing a sense of magic and hope.
What is 'Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio' based on?
"Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio" is based on the 1883 novel "The Adventures of Pinocchio" by Carlo Collodi, and its visual style is directly inspired by the illustrations of artist Gris Grimly from his 2002 adaptation of the classic story.