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The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) - Movie Details

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Sci-Fi Family Suspense
97 min.
Release Date
February 14, 2008
DVD Release Date
June 24, 2008
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97 minutes
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Rated PG for scary creature action and violence, peril and some thematic elements

From the beloved best-selling series of books comes "The Spiderwick Chronicles," a fantasy adventure for the child in all of us. Peculiar things start to happen the moment the Grace family (Jared, his twin brother Simon, sister Mallory and their mom) leave New York and move into the secluded old house owned by their great, great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. Unable to explain the strange disappearances and accidents that seem to be happening on a daily... Full synopsis »

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Every since Harry Potter reared his ugly head in theaters, studios have been trying to take advantage of the fantasy kid's genre, the thought being that kids would eat up anything involving magic and goblins. The studios tragically misfired, however, incorrectly assuming that a craving to see Harry Potter meant a craving to see any semi-popular series converted to the silver screen. After some disastrous flops such as The Seeker and The Golden Compass, you have to assume that Paramount Pictures was a little worried about their $90 million franchise film The Spiderwick Chronicles, which is about three siblings who learn that their house is surrounded by evil goblins. Full movie review »
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