Overall Rank: 6569
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 214
Theatrical Release Date: 12/17/2004
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Brad Silberling
Actors: Jim Carrey, Liam Aiken, Emily Browning, Jude Law, Timothy Spall, Catherine O'Hara
Plot: Three wealthy children are orphaned when their parents die in a mysterious fire. They are taken to Count Olaf, a greedy evil man, to live.
Quick Movie Reviews
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 02/20/2013
This reviewer recalls to be entertaining enough because of its clever "situations" where the kids escape from death. Carrey was a bit over the top in his portrayal. Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a decent watch.
Snoogans - wrote on 11/03/2011
Doesn't quite work in all aspects, but the children are okay and Carrey has some good moments.
dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/22/2011
It wasnt as bad as I thought it was gonna be
Full Movie Reviews
Delorted - wrote on 11/14/2007
When Mr. Poe (Timothy Spall) walked onto the beach that day and told Klaus (Liam Aiken), Violet (Emily Browning), and Sunny (Kara Hoffman) that their parents had died in a fire, they knew their lives were about to change. Lemony Snicket (Jude Law) tells the tale of the Baudelaire orphans and their money-grubbing guardian Count Olaf (Jim Carrey) in "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events."
I'm sorry to say that this is not an entirely pleasant review. Actually, there's only one problem I had with this movie, which is the fact that the people who made this film thought it would be better to made is a misshapen, poorly planned out film with extra scenes and plots that had nothing to do with the source material than just make it a fun movie. I have read all three books the film …
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