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Year
2007
Runtime
113 min.
Director
Chris Weitz
Genres
Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Rating *
6.1
Votes *
129,509
Checks
28,031
Favs
333
Dislikes
700
Favs/checks
1.2% (1:84)
Favs/dislikes
1:2
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  1. ChrisReynolds's avatar

    ChrisReynolds

    The books are great, but this film was repeatedly compromised during the scripting and editing phase to remove elements perceived to be anti-religious or unpalatable. So we end up with a film where people have unclear motivations, where the nature of the world is unconvincing, where there's little jeopardy and no ending. A bland product that looks good, but, like the people seperated from their daemons, is soulless.

    And the religious right still didn't want to see an anti-religion film with all the anti-religion removed, so New Line lost money because they'd foolishly sold all the overseas rights.
    6 years 1 month ago
  2. Malena's avatar

    Malena

    the books are excellent but the movie is well done! a good adaptation! I wished they would do the sequels but as I read several times they will not because of the anti-campaign organized in the US. 8 years 9 months ago
  3. Lycas666's avatar

    Lycas666

    worst book to movie adaption EVER!! don't watch, just go read the books. 9 years 5 months ago
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