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The Color of Magic (The Colour of Magic) (2008)

The Color of Magic
6.8 Rating
(53 ratings)
7.1 IMDB rating

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Directed by
Vadim Jean

Vadim Jean



Starring (View all)
David Jason

David Jason

Rincewind
Sean Astin

Sean Astin

Twoflower
Tim Curry

Tim Curry

Trymon
Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons

Patrician
Brian Cox

Brian Cox

Narrator
James Cosmo

James Cosmo

Galder Weatherwax
Janet Suzman

Janet Suzman

Ninereeds


Written by
Vadim Jean

Vadim Jean

written by
Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett

novels The Colour of Magic & The Light Fantastic


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The Colour of Magic Review.

6 years, 5 months ago at Mar 31 2:10
1 vote
This TV-film incorporates Pratchett's first two books, 'The Colour of Magic' and 'The Light Fantastic'. Let me start by saying; I thought it was wonderful.

It kept to the books very well and had a shocking array of famous faces; anything with Tim Curry, Jeremy Irons and David Jason has to be great. I've not seen any new material from Tim Curry in a while, and was pleased to see, he... read more

Quite a disappointment

5 years, 5 months ago at Apr 4 19:51
1 vote
The production quality is stunning, the Discworld has been recreated in lavish detail. There's great actors in every possible significant role. In other words, no expense seems to have been spared to make this the best possible adaptation of Terry Pratchett's work. And it's mostly wasted, it was just plain boring, all the great ingredients just don't come together at all. I've only seen the first ... read more
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Release date: 23 March 2008
Fantasy (6), Tv Movie (4), 2008 (3), Book (3), Discworld (3), Adventure (3), Comedy (3), Adaptation (2), Death (2), Family (2), Made For Tv (2), Magic (2), The Colour Of Magic Adaptation (1), Bethan (1), American Funded (1), Cohen (1), D.T. (1), British (1), The Discworld (1), 2009 (1)
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Abhi posted a review 5 years, 5 months ago

Quite a disappointment

“The production quality is stunning, the Discworld has been recreated in lavish detail. There's great actors in every possible significant role. In other words, no expense seems to have been spared to make this the best possible adaptation of Terry Pratchett's work. And it's mostly wasted, it was just plain boring, all the great ingredients just don't come together at all. I've only seen the first part and I have no desire to watch the second part and that's a great disappointment. Better direction and scriptwriting to go with all the other things would have been appreciated.” read more

GemLil posted a review 6 years, 5 months ago

The Colour of Magic Review.

“This TV-film incorporates Pratchett's first two books, 'The Colour of Magic' and 'The Light Fantastic'. Let me start by saying; I thought it was wonderful.

It kept to the books very well and had a shocking array of famous faces; anything with Tim Curry, Jeremy Irons and David Jason has to be great. I've not seen any new material from Tim Curry in a while, and was pleased to see, he hasn’t lost his touch. His trademark smirks and villainous nature; made my day.

After having one of the 8 great spells jump into his mind, failed Wizard Rincewind (Jason) begins a trek across the disc with it's first ever tourist. Meanwhile, the disc is unexplainably hurtling towards a star.

The whole thing felt quaint and British; and I love things that feel like this. Like a ” read more