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Dreamcatcher (2003) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

14929

Avg. Rating:

2.07/4

# of Ratings:

92

Genres:

Drama, Horror

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

03/21/2003

Director:

Lawrence Kasdan

Actors:

Morgan Freeman
Thomas Jane
Jason Lee
Damian Lewis
Timothy Olyphant
Tom Sizemore

 

 

 

 

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Plot Outline:

Four friends meet for their annual hunting trip in the Maine woods, but when they rescue a stranger they become entangled in an alien plot to colonize the world and an unhinged U.S. military colonel. -- Chris Kavan

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Matthew Brady 10/13/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
1.5/4 

"It's gonna do for the toilet what "PSYCHO" did for the shower." - Stephen King. Okay but why did you even put butt monsters in this? I wish I was joking when I said that. The main creature (or aliens) come out of peoples butts which is meant to be horrifying. Why do I have a feeling that King isn't that self aware of his own work. But that's not all, the movie literally points out and makes fun of the biggest cliches in movies, even through this has the most Stephen King tropes in his past movies. The only thing that's missing is Nicolas Cage as Damien Lewis character. Now that's a movie right there.

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Leighann Paige 07/10/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

Kasdan took a Stephen King image and threw it haphazardly onto screen in this near dud of a flick. I haven't read the book yet, but knowing King's work as I do, I know the film Dreamcatcher didn't live up to what King does best. The characters are lackluster, the plot doesn't always make sense, and the way multiple stories string together seems very rushed. By the end of the film I did care about some of the characters but it didn't make up for blandness in the beginning. I will say, though, that the score and special effects were pretty awesome. I wouldn't recommend this to King fans, as they'll just be disappointed. Anyone else looking for an okay alien movie might want to look into this film.

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dukeakasmudge 09/14/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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2.5/4 

Even though I didnt get this movie I still enjoyed it

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Snoogans 09/09/2011 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

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1.5/4 

One of those movies that starts out promising and then slowly gets worse, as it drags on to the end. It's saved only by a few shining moments.

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The Scripted 03/16/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
1/4 

If you read the book, do not watch the movie. You will be unspeakablly disappointed. So much information is left out and you don't feel the connection with the characters as strongly as you did when you were turning the pages of this masterpiece.

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02/05/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

DREAMCATCHER REVIEW

now many people hated this film,or at least find it to be just "okay".but im here to explain,that not only is this film great,but interesting throughout the whole movie.now thi film isen't that terrifying,it's more creepy than that.this film makes you think and wonder by the credits roll.it makes you think "can people in this world really have these abillities?" or "can there really be life,like extraterrestrial ?".but everything about this filis great.the only problem i had was that the film draged and slowed don at times,but who cares about that.te cast is great,Thomas Jane,Timothy Olyphant,Jason Lee,Morgan Freeman,Damien Lewis,Tom Sizemore are all great in this film ( especially Jason Lee).overall this film is not that scary,but it sure is a really great,interesting film.not to mention...

Rating of
3/4 

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