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The Golden Compass
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6.1 IMDB rating
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Nicole Kidman Nicole Kidman
Mrs. Coulter
Daniel Craig Daniel Craig
Lord Asriel
Ben Walker Ben Walker
Roger
Freddie Highmore Freddie Highmore
Pantalaimon
Ian McKellen Ian McKellen
Iorek Byrnison
Eva Green Eva Green
Serafina Pekkala
Jim Carter Jim Carter
John Faa


Written by
Chris Weitz Chris Weitz
(screenplay)


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Bitterly Disappointing

8 years, 4 months ago at Dec 8 13:59
4 votes
I am a fan of the book, but will admit that it is not brilliant writing. But there is something in the book that makes it gripping and intelligent. But it is very complicated. And there was no way that they could stay completely true to the book. But the screen adaptation has lost that "something" completely. The special effects are marvelous, and costuming and stylization was pretty much how... read more

It's no Northern Lights,Compass loses direction.

7 years, 4 months ago at Dec 23 19:32
3 votes
''It's an alethiometer. It’s a truth measure - a golden compass. It enables you to see what others wish to hide.... You can ask any sort of question you can imagine. Once you've got your question framed...''

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organizati... read more

better than expected

7 years, 12 months ago at May 3 12:25
2 votes
I can't believe the movie got such bad ratings. Books are books, movies are movies, these are adaptations for the big screen. People still enjoyed Harry Potter's books and movies despite the fact that they differed slightly.
Now, I admit I haven't read the Northern Lights series, so I'm really reviewing the Golden Compass movie.

As a movie, it's an enjoyable one for the entir... read more
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In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.
Release date: 7 December 2007
Tags: Fantasy (46), Adventure (33), Magic (18), 2007 (16), Based On Book (13), Action (10), Family (9), Kidnapping (9), (9), Polar Bear (8), Voyage (8), Epic (8), Based On Novel (8), Quest (7), Talking Animal (7), Witch (7), 2000s (6), Aviator (5), Box Office Flop (5), Compass (5)
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