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PG-13| 2 hr. 3 min.

Plot Summary
In the small town of Gatlin, S.C., teenage Ethan Wate (Alden Ehrenreich) sees his static world shaken by the arrival of Lena Duchannes (Alice Englert), the niece of town patriarch Macon Ravenwood (Jeremy Irons). Immediately, Ethan feels drawn to Lena, even though destruction seems to surround her, and she has supernatural powers that are beyond her control. Worse still, a curse looms for Lena at the approach of her 16th birthday -- a time when the forces of either light or dark will claim her.

Cast: Alden Ehrenreich , Alice Englert , Jeremy Irons , Viola Davis , Emmy Rossum , Thomas Mann , Emma Thompson , Eileen Atkins

Director: Richard LaGravenese

Genres: Fantasy, Romance

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Beautiful Creatures (2013)

Release Date: February 14th, 2013|2 hr. 3 min.

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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's a bigger yawn than it sounds. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Beautiful Creatures has its metaphysical cosmology worked out, and it gives it to us in doses big enough that we understand its rules and believe in its world, but not so big that it starts to get cute or that we stop caring. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Lead actor Ehrenreich conveys a spirited charm, while Englert, the object of his affections, is more blandly self-contained. show more

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Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl, 'Beautiful Creatures': 5 Things They Want Fans To Know

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Sandie Chen on Feb 15th, 2013 12:36PM

"Beautiful Creatures" hits theaters this weekend, but before it was a movie, it was a best-selling book by authors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, friends from California who initially didn't think...

Alice Englert, Alden Ehrenreich on 'Beautiful Creatures' and Teenage Sexuality

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Sandie Chen on Feb 14th, 2013 12:20PM

Some attractive young actors would jump at the first opportunity to make a movie being pitched as the next "Twilight," but Alice Englert and Alden Ehrenreich were not initially interested in a teen...

'Beautiful Creatures' Review: Family Film Guide

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Sandie Chen on Feb 13th, 2013 4:28PM

Writer-director Richard LaGravenese has adapted the popular young adult series "Beautiful Creatures" into a lush Southern Gothic starring an impressive cast of distinguished actors. The story...

'Beautiful Creatures' Cast: Meet the Young Stars of the Supernatural Love Story

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Sharon Knolle on Feb 11th, 2013 3:27PM

There's no introduction needed for the elder half of the 'Beautiful Creatures' cast, which includes Oscar winners Jeremy Irons and Emma Thompson, along with Oscar nominee Viola Davis. But the young...

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