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Inkheart
5.9 Rating
(467 ratings)
6.1 IMDB rating

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Richard Strange

Richard Strange

Bookshop Proprietor
Paul Bettany

Paul Bettany

Dustfinger
Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren

Elinor
Matt King

Matt King

Cockerell
Steve Speirs

Steve Speirs

Flatnose


Written by
David Lindsay-Abaire

David Lindsay-Abaire

(screenplay)


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Trailer 2

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Inkfart...smells quite good actually...

6 years, 6 months ago at Dec 13 3:04
4 votes
''Words can be very powerful...''

A young girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.

Brendan Fraser: Mo 'Silvertongue' Folchart

I lose count at the amount of fantasy films that seem to ... read more

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4 years, 11 months ago at Jul 17 21:38
4 votes
INKHEART a movie created from the same titled young adult novel by cornelia funke--in the dvd extras--a favorite passage of the author that wasn't included in the movie is read aloud by 12-year- old eliza bennett who plays meggie in the film. ALTHOUGH significantly altered from the book, the adventure is still worth taking. THE MAGIC is muddled, but this fantasy tale conjures up intriguing charac... read more

An average movie

3 years, 7 months ago at Nov 17 10:35
4 votes
Everytime they adapt a fantasy novel, the Hollywood producers always hope they will get the new Harry Potter. This, for example, was the first book of a trilogy but I guess we won't see the other books adapted for anytime soon, Personally, I would blame Brendan Fraser, but that's me... I mean, the guy is way too bland to be a lead actor, still he keeps getting starring roles and it just blows my m... read more
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A young girl's father has the power to bring characters from books to life by reading those books aloud. When a power-hungry villain from a rare children's fable kidnaps the man, his daughter bands with a group of friends both real and imagined to set things right.
Release date: 23 January 2009
Fantasy (22), 2008 (11), Adventure (9), (7), Based On Book (6), Family (5), 2000s (5), Action Hero (3), Books (3), Happy Ending (2), New Line Cinema (2), Happy End (2), Adaptation (2), Based On A Book (2), Fiaba (2), Book (2), Reading (2), Childrens (2), Book Adaptation (2), Box Office Flop (1)
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“This was a very enjoyable film; maybe not as exciting and a bit more contrived than I'd been looking forward to, but it was still very enjoyable in the main.

But one thing stood out above any other in this film; and that was: Paul Bettany's performance as Dustfinger.

He was just brilliant, and absolutely stole the film for me. I thought he was a good actor anyway, but the moment he came on I had to stop and think "wow!", and I continued to be impressed throughout the film, as his character development just got more and more interesting. I felt far more sympathy with his character than Brendan Frasers (even though I think he's fantastic!), and I felt that he was the true 'main character' of the film (in the same way as Sam is to Lord of the Rings).

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"Tagline: Every story ever written is just waiting to become real. My View: Interesting concept, awful execution add bad acting a pretty bad movie. I should have avoided it."


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""Since the dawn of time, storytellers have enchanted audiences with their words. But there is an even rarer gift. There are those, who by reading out loud, can bring characters to life. Out of books and into our world. Most of these Silvertongues, as they are know prefer to keep their skills a secret but some do not even know this gift is theirs, until it is too late." @ DVD A slightly less than mediocre adventure. It's a film with a funny premise that is shattered by cliches and no charm, and"


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johanlefourbe posted a review 3 years, 7 months ago

An average movie

“Everytime they adapt a fantasy novel, the Hollywood producers always hope they will get the new Harry Potter. This, for example, was the first book of a trilogy but I guess we won't see the other books adapted for anytime soon, Personally, I would blame Brendan Fraser, but that's me... I mean, the guy is way too bland to be a lead actor, still he keeps getting starring roles and it just blows my mind. On the other hand, and this was the main reason why I wanted to watch this flick on the first place, there was a really impressive supporting cast (Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis, Jennifer Connelly, Jim Broadbent) and they all delivered some solid performances. At first, I was rather bored by the story and it took really too long to start. But then, finally, when you get to Capricorn” read more

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"Same as the above. Inkheart inspired me, I loved the story, I read every one of the three books in less than a week. Why this movie, America, why? If there should be a movie I always thought it should be... well more somehow. There's no magic in this movie and the actors don't fit at all. I somehow always thought it should be a German movie. Yes, I think that just because the book is German that's a stupid reason, I know. "


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