The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)

All Clara (Mackenzie Foy) wants is a key – a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box that holds a priceless gift from her late mother. A golden thread, presented to her at godfather Drosselmeyer’s (Morgan Freeman) annual holiday party, leads her to the coveted key, which promptly disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. It’s there that Clara encounters a soldier named Phillip (Jayden Fowora-Knight), a gang of mice and the regents who preside over three Realms: Land of Snowflakes, Land of Flowers and Land of Sweets. Clara and Phillip must brave the ominous Fourth Realm, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger (Helen Mirren), to retrieve Clara’s key and hopefully return harmony to the unstable world.

Genres: Adventure | Family | Fantasy

Country: USA

Language: English

Release Date: 2 November 2018 (USA)

Filming Locations: South Kensington, London, England, UK

Directors: Lasse Hallström,  Joe Johnston

Writers: Ashleigh Powell (screen story by),  Ashleigh Powell (screenplay by)

Stars: Keira Knightley,  Mackenzie Foy,  Matthew Macfadyen

Cast

Keira Knightley Keira Knightley Sugar Plum Fairy
Mackenzie Foy Mackenzie Foy Clara
Matthew Macfadyen Matthew Macfadyen Mr. Stahlbaum
Morgan Freeman Morgan Freeman Drosselmeyer
Richard E. Grant Richard E. Grant Shiver
Helen Mirren Helen Mirren Mother Ginger
Eugenio Derbez Eugenio Derbez Hawthorn
Miranda Hart Miranda Hart Dew Drop Fairy
Omid Djalili Omid Djalili Cavalier
Ellie Bamber Ellie Bamber Louise
Nick Mohammed Nick Mohammed Butler
Jack Whitehall Jack Whitehall Harlequin
Sergei Polunin Sergei Polunin
Meera Syal Meera Syal
Misty Copeland Misty Copeland The Ballerina

Review Scores

10
  • Wants to see - 10