"Jojo Rabbit" is a 2019 comedy-drama film directed by Taika Waititi.
The starring cast includes Roman Griffin Davis as Jojo, Scarlett Johansson as Rosie, Thomasin McKenzie as Elsa, Taika Waititi as Adolf, Sam Rockwell as Captain Klenzendorf, Alfie Allen as Freddy Finkel, Rebel Wilson as Fräulein Rahm, Stephen Merchant as Herman Deertz, Archie Yates as Yorki, Luke Brandon Field as Christoph and others.

Here are "Jojo Rabbit" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Jojo Rabbit movie?

SearchlightPictures on Tuesday, September 03, 2019 released the trailer for "Jojo Rabbit" you can watch here:
JOJO RABBIT | Official Trailer | FOX Searchlight.

Plot summary

What is Jojo Rabbit movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Jojo Rabbit" movie plot summary.

During the collapse of Nazi Germany in the fictional city of Falkenheim, ten-year-old Johannes "Jojo" Betzler joins the Deutsches Jungvolk, the junior section of the Hitler Youth. Heavily indoctrinated with Nazi ideals, he created the imaginary friend Adolf (Taika Waititi), a buffoonish Adolf Hitler. Though a fanatic, at a training camp run by Captain Klenzendorf (Sam Rockwell), he is nicknamed "Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) Rabbit" after refusing to kill a rabbit to prove his worthiness. Pepped up by Adolf, he returns to prove himself, throwing a Stielhandgranate by himself that explodes at his feet, leaving him scarred and limping. His mother Rosie (Scarlett Johansson) insists to the now-demoted Klenzendorf that Jojo still be included, thus he is given small tasks like spreading propaganda leaflets and collecting scrap for the war effort.
Alone at home one day, Jojo discovers Elsa Korr (Thomasin McKenzie), a teenage Jewish girl and his late sister Inge's former classmate, hiding behind the walls of Inge's attic bedroom. Jojo is both terrified of and aggressive towards Elsa. The two are left at an impasse, as the revelation of Rosie hiding Elsa would lead to the execution of all three of them. Inspired by an offhand rant by Klenzendorf, Jojo continues to interact with her to uncover her "Jew secrets" and make a picture book titled Yoohoo Jew, so he can "expose" the Jewish race, allowing the public to easily recognize her kind. Despite this, he finds himself clashing with innocence, and starts forming a friendship with her. Elsa is both saddened and amused by Jojo's beliefs, using surreal antisemitic canards to challenge his dogmatism. Jojo slowly becomes infatuated with the caring and engaging Elsa, frequently forging love letters from her fiancé Nathan, and begins questioning his beliefs, causing Adolf to scold him over his diminishing patriotism.


Who plays who in the Jojo Rabbit movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Jojo Rabbit" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Roman Griffin Davis  as Jojo a young German boy
Scarlett Johansson  as Rosie Jojo's mother
Thomasin McKenzie  as Elsa a Jewish girl whom Rosie hides in her home
Taika Waititi  as Adolf Jojo's imaginary friend version of Adolf Hitler
Sam Rockwell  as Captain Klenzendorf
Alfie Allen  as Freddy Finkel the second-in-command to Captain Klenzendorf
Rebel Wilson  as Fräulein Rahm an instructor of the League of German Girls in the Jungvolk camp
Stephen Merchant  as Herman Deertz a Gestapo agent
Archie Yates  as Yorki Jojo's best friend and a fellow member of the Jungvolk
Luke Brandon Field  as Christoph
Sam Haygarth  as Hans
Stanislav Callas  as Russian Soldier
Joe Weintraub  as Herr Junker (as Joseph Weintraub)
Brian Caspe  as Herr Mueller
Gabriel Andrews  as Herr Klum
Billy Rayner  as Herr Frosch
Christian Howlings  as Bazooka Boy
Gilby Griffin Davis  as Clone
Hardy Griffin Davis  as Clone
Curtis Matthew  as Doctor
Robert East  as Herr Grusch

Release date

When is Jojo Rabbit movie release date?

"Jojo Rabbit" movie release date was scheduled to be on September 8, 2019 (TIFF, Toronto International Film Festival), on October 18, 2019 (United States), on October 24, 2019 (New Zealand), on January 3, 2020 (United Kingdom), on January 23, 2020 (Germany, Hungary) and on January 31, 2020 (Turkey) distributing by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, 20th Century Fox Argentina, 20th Century Fox Brazil, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Big Picture 2 Films, Forum Hungary, Odeon, Press Play Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Ukrainian Film Distribution (UFD), HBO Max and The Walt Disney Company Iberia.


What are Jojo Rabbit filming details?

The duration of the film is 108 minutes. With a budget of $14 million, the film grossed over $90.3 million.

"Jojo Rabbit" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about Jojo Rabbit movie?

"Jojo Rabbit" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.9/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 80/100.

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