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R| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
Fifteen years after Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel (Gemma Arterton) defeated the wicked witch who planned to have them for her dinner, the siblings have come of age as skilled bounty hunters. Hell-bent on retribution, they have dedicated their lives to hunting down and destroying every witch still lurking in the dark forests of their homeland. As the notorious blood moon approaches, the siblings face a great evil -- one that could hold the secret to their terrifying past.

Cast: Jeremy Renner , Gemma Arterton , Famke Janssen , Peter Stormare , Thomas Mann , Derek Mears , Robin Atkin Downes , Pihla Viitala

Director: Tommy Wirkola

Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Horror

Distributor: Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

Release Date: January 25th, 2013|1 hr. 28 min.

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critic reviews ( 24 )
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  • What to say about this lame-brained, limp dick attempt to update a classic Brothers Grimm tale into an f-bomb throwing vomit-inducing 3D franchise? I say, screw the damn thing and run the other way. show more

  • This genre stew throws in so many ingredients - including sundry body parts that are cut off and go flying, and heads that explode - that the result is a tasteless mash-up that's hard to stomach. show more

  • Even if he's slumming, Renner gets it best: his dry delivery fully acknowledges the movie's ridiculousness. If you're planning on entering this fractured fairy tale, you'll want to follow his lead. show more

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  • December 14, 2013 tq00000000175613
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    So maybe if you\'re a god fearing Christian, you don\'t want to see this movie. I quite enjoyed it though! Don\'t take the critic\'s seriously after the reviews they gave Gravity. This is a perfectly good movie with decent acting and plot progression. And it\'s got Hawkeye in it!

  • May 27, 2013 Apple Mac Stud
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    Extremely entertaining. I hope a follow up to this movie is made. I can\'t understand why the critics rate this so low? This movie is entertaining and fun to watch. You won\'t be disappointed.

  • March 03, 2013 sisterfh
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    This movie is the worst movie since C.H.U.D. in the 80\'s. There was more graffic violence in the first five minutes... I wanted to leave almost immediately. I took my son because he wanted to see it, but even he did not enjoy it and he is into these sorts of movies. Too much violence just for the sake of violence, way too graffic and not much imagination. I hated it, it was a complete waste of time and money. I give this movie ZERO stars.

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Posted by
Dana Taddeo on May 21st, 2013 12:58PM

Have you always (secretly) wanted to be a witch hunter? Well, here's your chance.To celebrate today's digital release of "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters," Paramount has created an online witch...

'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters': Jeremy Renner Never Read the Script Before Signing On

Posted by
Katie Roberts on May 20th, 2013 5:03PM

Jeremy Renner was notoriously prickly while promoting "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" earlier this year, acting as if he truly hated the movie based on the classic fairy tale and wanted to...

You Review: What Is Everyone Saying About 'Hansel & Gretel'? (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Jan 25th, 2013 3:38PM

"Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunter" is poised to hit theaters this weekend, and it's definitely not your grandmother's fairytale.From Tommy Wirkola ("Dead Snow"), the film finds the titular twosome...

'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' Release Date Moved Because of Jeremy Renner?

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Jan 10th, 2012 8:10AM

It looks like the braintrust at Paramount has taken a page out of Harvey Weinstein's handbook. Just a day after the Weinstein Company head honcho told the Los Angeles Times that he shifted the...

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