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PG| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
As a beautiful young woman of pure heart, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) has an idyllic life in a forest kingdom. When an invading army threatens the land, Maleficent rises up to become its fiercest protector. However, a terrible betrayal hardens her heart and twists her into a creature bent on revenge. She engages in an epic battle with the invading king's successor, then curses his newborn daughter, Aurora -- realizing only later that the child holds the key to peace in the kingdom.

Cast: Angelina Jolie , Elle Fanning , Sharlto Copley , Lesley Manville , Imelda Staunton , Juno Temple , Sam Riley , Brenton Thwaites

Director: Robert Stromberg

Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Action

Distributor: Walt Disney

Maleficent (2014)

Release Date: May 30th, 2014|1 hr. 38 min.

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  • July 28, 2014 Connie Gansel Harper
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    I was not disappointed in this movie, I was if anything surprised by how good it was. It was not your normal mythical movie, and much of the story centering around Angelina Jolies character Maleficent, changing the whole wicked witch into somebody we felt compassion for. Good twists!!! enjoyed the whole movie!!!

  • July 16, 2014 David
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    Like the musical Wicked, the interest moves away from Sleeping Beauty to the allegedly wicked Maleficent, who actually turns out to be the good one. I loved the plot twists, and the acting and characters. Go to the movie ready to be surprised, and cast aside your old perceptions of the original Sleeping Beauty classic animated version.

  • July 14, 2014 kittyhawkgrl
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    wow-I don't go see movies like this but was suckered into it by my friend. It was amazing!!!! GO SEE IT!!!

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​Box Office: In 'Maleficent' vs. 'Million Ways,' It's Girls 1, Guys 0

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jun 2nd, 2014 9:00AM

Why have this summer's box office behemoths been dropping like flies after their first weekends? "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," "Neighbors," "Godzilla," and "X-Men: Days of Future Past" all opened at...

Weekend Box Office: 'Maleficent' Opens Big, 'A Million Ways' Fires a Blank

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The Associated Press on Jun 1st, 2014 12:45PM

Disney Disney's "Maleficent" cast a strong spell at the box office with a $70 million debut. Featuring Angelina Jolie's first live-action starring performance in years, "Maleficent" beat...

Angelina Jolie Facts: 33 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the 'Maleficent' Star

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Jonny Black on May 30th, 2014 1:30PM

It's hard to believe Angelina Jolie has been a fixture of Hollywood for almost 20 years now. Ever since breaking out in the late '90s with a string of critically-acclaimed performances, the actress...

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Posted by
Eric Larnick on May 29th, 2014 9:15PM

Moviefone | Dennis Culver We all have a soft spot for villains; they're charismatic, they look badass, and more often than not, they steal the show. Disney -- those guardians of "family friendly"...

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