The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 8816

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 31

Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2007

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 04/08/2008

Language: English

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
Franz Patrick
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Has an Unexpected Dark Side

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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