Overall Rank: 1579
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 515
Theatrical Release Date: 12/09/2005
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Andrew Adamson
Actors: Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy
Plot: Amidst the bombings of WWII, four siblings are sent to a relative's country home for protection. They discover a magical world hidden in a wardrobe under the control of evil White Witch and her minions.
Quick Movie Reviews
Matthew Brady - wrote on 07/12/2014
A well made fantasy movie and it has that lord of the rings feel to it.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 06/29/2012
In a visually-stunning and imaginative retelling of the first book of the epic series, director Adamson nails a lot of the thematic and character elements that make the C.S. Lewis series so beloved. It's definitely the most faithful and exciting adaptation of the book, though my one complaint is that it doesn't go "dark" enough with some elements.
Alaine - wrote on 12/12/2011
I'm not a fan of C.S. Lewis, so I watched this as a favor to a girl I was babysitting. One helping was plenty, thank you.
Full Movie Reviews
QR Reviews - wrote on 11/08/2018
I love the narnia. The books speaks volumes on fantasy. Not that I’m review the books. I’m going to review the movies. Unfortunately their are only three movies and their are seven books. I want to see all the books in the film. We mite be getting that soon. Talk about this in the last movie. Anyway the lion the witch and the wardrobe. Four children are sent to a professors mansion as their is a war going on in England. The youngest of them all Lucy finds a wardrobe that sends anyone who goes in to another world called narnia. A witch is the ruler she makes it snow forever and no Christmas. I already hate her cause of no Christmas. Joking aside. The witch wants the four children and lull them to stop a profecy from happening: that the four children would stop the witch and battle …
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 09/21/2012
Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy stumble into a strange world filled with talking animals, fauns, centaurs, minotaurs, dwarves, phoenix, and many more. Great score, special effects, cinematography, settings and make-up. Themes of sacrifice, family, wrong vs. right, and bravery. Best lines include: "If the witch understood the true meaning of sacrifice, she might have interpreted the Deep Magic differently, for when a willing victim who has committed no treachery, dies in a traitor’s stead, the stone table will crack and even death itself will turn backwards." and "Peter, there is a deep magic more powerful than any of us. It defines right from wrong. It over sees all our destinies. Yours, and mine." from Aslan. Only reservations this critic had were the slow start/build-up but the …
Moviejunkie - wrote on 09/05/2011
They could have trimmed 30 minutes out of it without even noticing. It took 30 minutes just to GET to Narnia. Although the character development is acceptable up to that point, WOW is it slow.
The plot is so incredibly shallow. For example, why is there a war? Why was Narnia frozen for 100 years, why can peter become a swordmaster in a day? Why are white tigers bad and rhinos good? Why does the Wardrobe sometimes work and sometimes not? What does the professor know about the Wardrobe and what is his role? There is no method to Lewis' madness whatsover.The cryptic references to the prophecy does nothing to explain when and where it was created and why.
Please! Lord of the Rings does this in the first 15 minutes of the movie by explaining the rings, and then showing the first battle …
Related Movie Lists
Recent Movie Talk Posts
No posts have been made on this movie yet. Be the first to start talking about The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe!