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City of Ember

Rated PG for mild peril and some thematic elements.

PG 94min.
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Monster House director Gil Kenan takes the helm for this children's fantasy about two young heroes who attempt to solve an ancient mystery in time to prevent their underground city from being swallowed by darkness. Read More
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February 28, 2013
I've just finished reading the book. If you have the choice between the book or the movie, choose the book. The book is much, much better than the movie. At least, read the book first, then watch the movie.
January 05, 2011
I was really disappointed in this movie. I've read the book and it was nothing like it. They changed everything. The book was amazing, but this movie ruined it. They have a 24 year old playing Doon, who is 12 in the book. It moved way to fast and the Pipes monster was a horrible idea. I usually don't dislike movies but The City of Ember is an
May 14, 2010
Looks good but not as good as the book.
July 26, 2009
I slept through it
February 21, 2009
Finally another movie the whole family can sit and watch and not flinch because of some foul language or actions. This was totally fun to watch and has intriguing scenery and story. This has excellent characters and Bill Murray was perfect for his role as usual. I wish there were more movies like this to choose from. I highly recommend this movie and hope everyone else feels the same way and

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