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The Water Horse
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6.5 IMDB rating
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Bruce Allpress Bruce Allpress
Jock McGowan
Ben Chaplin Ben Chaplin
Lewis Mowbray
Peter Corrigan Peter Corrigan
Jimmy's Buddy #1
Brian Cox Brian Cox
Old Angus
Carl Dixon Carl Dixon
Gunner Corbin
Alex Etel Alex Etel
Angus MacMorrow


Written by
Robert Nelson Jacobs Robert Nelson Jacobs
(screenplay)


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somewhat enjoyable

9 years, 8 months ago at Apr 17 21:47
4 votes
As the movie starts, the viewer will become aware very soon of what is going to happen: tourists visit and enter a pub where they encounter an old man, telling the story of a young boy - his story obviously! -, Angus, who finds an egg at sea and raises the water horse that hatched from the egg. This all takes place during World War II.

Honestly, not much to say. Bad special effects,... read more

Could have been great

9 years, 10 months ago at Feb 4 21:12
3 votes
During World War II in Scotland, a boy finds a egg which turns out to be the monster of Loch Ness, so we have beautiful scenery and music in this movie. I also thought it was quite well-acted.
However, I felt it lacked in the plot department. A movie about this creature could have been so great, but this is basically just a story about a boy and the love he has with his adorable CGI anima... read more

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9 years, 8 months ago at Mar 28 14:00
1 vote
A little boy finds an egg that turns out to be the monster of Loch Ness... that is pretty much everything.
as one watches, one keeps waiting for something exciting to happen but it doesn't. what a waste.
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Description: Based on a novel by Dick King-Smith, author of The Sheep Pig (from which Babe was adapted), the touching and often spectacular The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep ingeniously presumes to explain the truth behind "Nessie," i.e., the Loch Ness Monster. The story, told in present day to a couple of American tourists by a kindly gentleman (Brian Cox) in a pub, begins with a lonely boy, Angus (Alex Etel), pining for his father, who is serving in the Royal Navy during World War II. Angus, along with his sister (Priyanka Xi) and mother (Emily Watson), live on an estate that has been billeted by soldiers in the Scottish Highla ... (more)
Release date: 25 December 2007
Tags: Fantasy (11), 2007 (9), Adventure (6), Family (5), Loch Ness Monster (3), 2000s (3), Myths & Legends (2), Based On A Novel (2), Drama (2), Scotland (2), Dog (2), Friendship (1), Animal (1), Revolution Studios (1), Book (1), Soldiers (1), (1), Bulldog (1), Egg (1), Told In Retrospect (1)
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" TITLE OF WRITTEN WORK: The Water Horse PUBLISHED FORMAT: children's book AUTHOR/CREATOR: Dick King-Smith ORIGINAL PUBLICATION YEAR: 1990 HAVE I READ: No NOTES: N/A "


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