Overall Rank: 8945
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 31
Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2007
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 04/08/2008
Genre: Adventure, Family
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Jay Russell
Actors: Brian Cox, Ben Chaplin, Emily Watson, David Morrissey, Craig Hall, Alex Etel
Plot: A mysterious creature hatches from an egg that was discovered by a young boy only to turn out to be legendary.
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Franz Patrick - wrote on 09/12/2008
I’ve always been curious about the loch ness monster but this is the first feature film I’m watched that focused on such a mythical creature. Even though there’s a lot of CGI, it doesn’t take away the emotional aspect of the story, which is about growth and maturity (which is reflected physically by the monster). This reminded me of a lighter version of “Pan’s Labyrinth” (because of the backdrop of the story is World War II) and “Free Willy” (during the final sequences). I found myself really rooting for the good guys and despising the “bad guys” to the point of vocalization! Not only that, I was really touched during the film’s emotional parts, such as the interactions between the main character and his father. Sci-fi action and drama aside, this also has comedic …
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