All you have to do to feel good about the momentum surrounding Water for Elephants is search the key words “Water for Elephants” on twitter. 99% of the comments about the film are enthusiastic and positive. With Flixster showing a 93% approval from users, the movie is not only loved by hardcore fans but has become universally crowd-pleasing.
We asked our followers to tweet us adjectives that describe WFE:
— Water for Elephants (@H2OforElephants) April 24, 2011
10 was too limiting. The adjectives poured in:
Breathtaking, absofrickenfablutelymesmerizing, stupendous, amazing, wonderful, refreshing, captivating, epic, beautiful, sublime, the perfect getaway, sensational, emotional, touching, passionate, mesmerizing, authentic, emotional, historical, remarkable, moving, powerful, and more.
As if all this support wasn’t fabulous enough, a few celebrities have given WFE a shout out. Tom Cruise gave it retweet:
— Tom Cruise (@TomCruise) April 22, 2011
Kings of Leon bass guitarist, Jared Followill got his man crush on:
Just saw Water For Elephants. RPatz? My manties are trembling.
— Jared Followill (@youngfollowill) April 23, 2011
Chelsea Handler called out for girl power & the fellas that work on her show also enjoyed:
Tonight, I'm going to see my girl reese in water for elephants. Let's all go support one of the coolest girls I know. Girls for girls
— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) April 22, 2011
@BradWollack I thought Water for Elephants was magical!
— Jeff Wild (@jiffywild) April 24, 2011
Zach Braff made an important note that prompted Kinker Jen to joke and say the movie should be called Whiskey for Elephants. Rosie needs an AA meeting!
122 minutes. The Elephant never got any Water… so pissed.
— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) April 23, 2011
Rob’s sister Lizzy Pattinson also chimed in:
Water For Elephants. Loved it x
— Lizzy Pattinson (@LizzyPattinson) April 24, 2011
Joan Collins was impressed with Rob:
Bradley Cooper is superb in Limitless & Robert Pattinson teen idol is a terrif new leading man in Water 4 elephants
— Joan Collins (@joancollinsobe) April 24, 2011
Derek Hough & Lacey Schwimmer from Dancing With The Stars
Water for Elephants was a great film … I recommend it .
— Derek Hough (@derekhough) April 25, 2011
Water for Elephants? Yes please.
— Lacey Schwimmer (@LaceySchwimmer) April 23, 2011
Hugh! The bunnies watched WFE on Easter
"Water For Elephants" was an ideal Easter movie. it reminded me of films from my childhood. I loved it.
— Hugh Hefner (@hughhefner) April 25, 2011
Paris Hilton watched WFE with a posse!
— Paris Hilton (@ParisHilton) April 25, 2011
"Water For Elephants" was a great movie…only problem is I want an elephant now
— Nicky Hilton (@NickyHilton) April 25, 2011
Roger Ebert already provided a thoughtful critique but came back on twitter to reality check some of those negative reviews:
Too many critics dumped on Robert Pattinson and lost sight of the elephant in the room. My kinder, gentler review: http://bit.ly/h4P0Wb
— Roger Ebert (@ebertchicago) April 23, 2011
And all this support is not going unnoticed by someone who deserves it:
Thank you for the great reactions today. It means a lot.
— Francis Lawrence (@Hibbits) April 22, 2011
Keep supporting Water for Elephants! Keep the buzz going and take your family and friends. You know they won’t be disappointed.