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Inkheart (2008)
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Eliza Bennett Eliza Bennett
Richard Strange Richard Strange
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Paul Bettany Paul Bettany
Helen Mirren Helen Mirren
Matt King Matt King
Steve Speirs Steve Speirs

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David Lindsay-Abaire David Lindsay-Abaire
Cornelia Funke Cornelia Funke


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10 years, 6 months ago at Dec 13 3:04
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''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


8 years, 11 months ago at Jul 17 21:38
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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

7 years, 7 months ago at Nov 17 10:35
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Nowadays, every time they try to adapt a fantasy novel, the studios involved always hope they will get the next huge franchise like Harry Potter. This, for example, was the first book of a trilogy but I guess we won't see the other books adapted anytime soon, Personally, I would blame Brendan Fraser, but that's me... I mean, the guy is just way too bland to be a lead acto but he still keeps gettin... 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
Tags: Fantasy (21), 2008 (11), Adventure (8), (7), Based On Book (6), 2000s (5), Family (4), Books (3), Action Hero (3), Childrens (2), Reading (2), Happy End (2), Happy Ending (2), Fiaba (2), Book (2), Book Adaptation (2), Based On A Book (2), New Line Cinema (2), Adaptation (2), Box Office Flop (1)
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" HBO Now- 1hr. 46min. First Viewing It starts too quickly, and never really reaches the peak of it's clearly high ambitions (probably budgetary concerns), but Inkheart is a surprisingly fun little film with an ace premise that carries the film even in it's weaker moments. The script never really comes together, and there's a certain franchise-itis that take over the film towards the end (the last scene has, pretty clearly, been added in post for the potentiality of a sequel), but there's enough "

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