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Has some entertaining value with obvious flaws.
filmfan09 - wrote on 05/16/2009
The Da Vinci Code is nothing more than a murder mystery that's preposterous, overlong and saddled with a disappointing conclusion that defines the word "anticlimax". I avoided reading Dan Brown's novel before seeing the movie (and don't intend to read it now that I have sat through this adaptation).
I presume the book is more exciting than the movie. The Da Vinci Code is a mediocre thriller, with too few thrills and too much predictable action.
Around the two-hour mark of the film, the crime is essentially resolved. Thus leaving the movie about 30 minutes to lead to a needlessly long and predictable conclusion. The dialogue scenes of the film are more interesting than the action ones, because when it comes to explaining the conspiracy, The Da Vinci Code does an impressive job of …
Doesn't really make me want to read the book
The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/02/2008
Based on one of the most popular novels out now, the story follows "Robert Langdon" (Tom Hanks) and "Sophie Neveu" as they search for the most sought after relic in all mankind -- the Holy Grail. Together, they follow cryptic clues that sends them around the Eastern Hemisphere in search of the relic.
But, as they search, there are those who want them stopped at all cost. And they must watch their backs, or their search will end -- as well as their lives.
First of all, let me say that I have not read the novel. And after watching the movie a couple of times, I am less interested in reading the book than I was before seeing the film.
First of all, the only thing that will keep you interested is the clues that are presented. They are quite interesting in fact. Another thing that …