Create Game Lists on
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  Login Using Facebook

Zathura (2005) Movie Information

Your Rating:
Zathura (2005)
Buy Zathura (2005) DVD from AmazonBuy Zathura (2005) DVD from Amazon
        Play Trailer    Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:


Avg. Rating:


# of Ratings:



Adventure, Action





Theater Date:



Jon Favreau


Jonah Bobo
Josh Hutcherson
Dax Shepard
Kristen Stewart
Tim Robbins
Frank Oz





Plot Outline:

Two squabbling brothers and their indifferent sister find themselves hurled into space after starting an old, mechanical game called Zathura. They realize the only way to get back home is to finish what they started, which may be easier said than done as danger awaits after every roll of the dice. -- Chris Kavan

Related Movie Lists

Movies I've Watched by Chris Ghost Best films of 2005 by Daniel
movies of 2005 by skater4159 Top Films of 2005 by Neobowler
My Movie Library (MAIN LIST) by Carol My Family & Anime Movies by Carol
Movies I've Seen by Camper Top Movie List by brendahuerta
Top Movie List by Robyn My trips to the cinema 2006 by Max the Movie Guy

Quick Movie Reviews

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

Rating of

Mostly obnoxious. 1. Hearing bratty brothers fight is not enjoyable escapism. 2. Dax Shepard does not make a convincing voice-of-reason. The bonus feautures are surprisingly good though.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No

goodfellamike 09/17/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of

Exciting and entertaining kids adventure that's solidified by the relationship of feuding brothers who have to stick together to survive. Final Grade: B

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No

Chris Kavan 08/13/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of

Jumanaji... in... SPAAAAAACE! A fun little film that I think the younger set will like a lot better than adults. Has so-so acting, with decent effects and kid-friendly plot.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No

Full Movie Reviews

Movie God

08/03/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

I enjoyed this one.

If you liked Jumanji then you will probably find that you like this movie quite a bit. Both films share the same plot device; Children find a board game that transports them into the game. Cards are drawn that effect their fate and their surroundings. The only way to escape the perils of the game, is to play it through. Jumanji was a jungle game and Zathura is a space adventure.The movie is visually stunning. The discovery by the children, that their house has been transported to a location in outer space, hovering above a ring of meteors that encircle a large planet, is jaw dropping. The effects are real enough to imply danger, but logic is not a function of children's games, so it does not matter that oxygen, gravity and warmth still exist in the house, even as it is blasted apart by va...

Rating of

read more +
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
Movies To Watch by Cinemaniac
Top Action Movies by Rod
My favourites by Miroslav
Zombie/Zombie-like Movies by Stoney McStonerson
movies of 2011 by skater4159
Top Films of 2011 by Neobowler
Top Fantasy Movies by Nolane
Best films of 1996 by Daniel




Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us


About us



Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use