An ivy league veterinary student abandons his studies when his parents suddenly die. He ends up joining a traveling circus, where he falls in love with a charming animal trainer. But their love is forbidden by the ruthless ringmaster, who seeks to destroy anyone who defies his will.
2:41Water for Elephants - Trailer Hposted on March 9, 2011Jacob Jankowski is about to take his final exams in veterinary medicine at Cornell when his parents are killed in a car accident. He drops out and joins Benzini Brothers, a second-rate traveling circus trying to survive during the Depression.