DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg insists the racing toon will turn a profit but the film remains one of the lowest-grossing DWA productions to date.
Oct. 7, 2009
Forced to pinch pennies when the “No payments 'til 2009!” credit comes due and the dryer conks out, Frankie cons a boy into checking out a library book for her when she can't pay a big fine.
Jan. 6, 2010
Frankie finally confronts the scary mother of neighborhood bullies, played by Brooke Shields in trashy makeup, complete with a mullet, a tattoo and a cold sore.
April 13, 2011
Fed up with his son's insubordination, Mike forbids Axl from playing in the final basketball game of the season. But is Mike doing this to keep Axl from breaking his own school free-throw record?
May 25, 2011
Frankie and Mike learn Brick needs to turn in his daily third-grade journal or risk being held back a grade; the only problem is, he hasn't started. Sue, meanwhile, needs to prove she never took a sick day before she can pick up a perfect attendance award.
March 14, 2012
It's a rough day for Sue as she loses her boyfriend and gains some unwieldy dental headgear for her “underbite overbite,” still for one of the few times, big brother Axl is there to console her.
May 2, 2012
Sue bonds with her enthusiastic, awkward guidance counselor (Whoopi Goldberg), who inspires Sue to make some important changes. In an especially poignant moment, she tells Sue that high school isn't the place for “unique people” like them.
Oct. 24, 2012
When his mom says, “Whatever you don't eat tonight, we donate to the troops,” Brick stuffs down all his candy in a few hours. It ends up to be his Lorenzo's Oil, changing his personality for the better — at least for a while.
Feb. 6, 2013
Sue is determined to prove that smiling is contagious as a hypothesis for a school science project. She isn't able to prove this, but refuses to admit defeat.
April 3, 2013
Her family can't relate to Frankie, who's moping after “The Bachelor” finale when her favorite isn't chosen. Turns out she has a kindred spirit in Brick, who absorbed everything going on in the show even though he was reading a book while it was on.
Sept. 25, 2013
Frankie is frazzled that Axl is going off to college, but by the end of the episode, he reassures his mom (as well as the viewers) that he will still very much be a part of their lives.
Colin Farrell, Ruth Wilson, Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks
"Saving Mr. Banks" stars Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks as P.L. Travers and Walt Disney.
Actress Emma Thompson, her husband Greg Wise and his sister Claire, daughter Gaia and friend Laura.
Director John Lee Hancock last directed Sandra Bullock to an Oscar in "The Blind Side." Can Emma Thompson do the same for "Saving Mr. Banks"?
Colin Farrell and Ruth Wilson play the mother and father of author P.L. Travers in "Saving Mr. Banks."
Emma Thompson shows off her dance moves with producer Alison Owen, writer Kelly Marcel and Ruth Wilson at the BFI Closing Night premiere of "Saving Mr. Banks."
Ruth Wilson and Emma Thompson compare footwear at the "Saving Mr. Banks" premiere at the BFI London Film Festival.
Producer Alison Owen and daughter Lily Allen
Ruth Wilson went head to toe in Christian Dior, with a colorblock gown and sculpted heels.
Emma Thompson walked the red carpet wearing separates from designer Maria Grachvogel and ankle boots.