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PG| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Born with the snout of a pig, young Penelope Wilhern (Christina Ricci) spends life a virtual prisoner in her home. Believing that the only way to break the curse is to marry one of her own kind, she meets a number of suitors, but all reject her. Two devious men, one with a grudge against the family, hire a man (James McAvoy) to pose as a suitor, but complications arise when he begins to fall in love with Penelope, and she makes a bid for freedom.

Cast: Christina Ricci , James McAvoy , Catherine O'Hara , Peter Dinklage , Richard E. Grant , Reese Witherspoon , Simon Woods , Ronni Ancona

Director: Mark Palansky

Genres: Fantasy, Romance

Distributor: Summit Entertainment

Penelope (2008)

Release Date: February 29th, 2008|1 hr. 30 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 18 )
  • 38
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Penelope is dead on arrival. show more

  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    Surprisingly pedestrian. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Though the film has a strong cast, humor and a satirical take on celebrity culture, the story is spotty. show more

  • November 12, 2011 om00000000105432
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    This movie is magical!

  • September 26, 2010 janrparke
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    Loved this movie !!! It was refreshing for a change !

  • January 12, 2010 Goon648
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    ANY movie with SIMON WOODS is a must see for me!!!!!

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