The Nutcracker And The Four Realms (2018) Movie Review


The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is an upcoming American fantasy adventure film. The film is directed by Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston with the screenplay by Ashleigh Powell and Tom McCarthy. This movie is based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s The Nutcracker and the Mouse King and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker.

The Movie stars include Keira KnightleyMackenzie FoyEugenio DerbezMatthew MacfadyenRichard E. GrantMisty CopelandHelen Mirren, and Morgan Freeman. This film is scheduled to be released by Walt Disney Pictures in the United States on the 2nd of November 2018. The movie will be available in Real D 3D and Dolby Cinema.

The Nutcracker And The Four Realms Movie Cast

  • Keira Knightley as Sugar Plum Fairy
  • Mackenzie Foy as Clara
  • Eugenio Derbez as Flower Realm King
  • Matthew Macfadyen as Mr. Stahlbaum
  • Richard E. Grant as Snow Realm King
  • Jayden Fowora-Knight as Philip, the Nutcracker
  • Miranda Hart as Dew Drop Fairy
  • Jack Whitehall as Harlequin
  • Ellie Bamber as Louise
  • Lil Buck as The Mouse King
  • Misty Copeland as The Ballerina
  • Helen Mirren as Mother Ginger
  • Morgan Freeman as Drosselmeyer
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The Nutcracker And The Four Realms Movie Plot Summary


The movie follows a young girl Clara. She is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.


The Nutcracker And The Four Realms Movie Overview

Directed by
  • Lasse Hallström
  • Joe Johnston
Produced by
  • Mark Gordon
  • Larry Franco
Screenplay by
  • Ashleigh Powell
  • Tom McCarthy
Story byAshleigh Powell
Based on
  • The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
    by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  • The Nutcracker
    by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Keira Knightley
  • Mackenzie Foy
  • Eugenio Derbez
  • Matthew Macfadyen
  • Richard E. Grant
  • Misty Copeland
  • Helen Mirren
  • Morgan Freeman
Music byJames Newton Howard
CinematographyLinus Sandgren
Edited byStuart Levy
  • Walt Disney Pictures
  • The Mark Gordon Company
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Release date
  • November 2, 2018
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited States