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Rise of the Guardians

PG| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
Generation after generation, immortal Guardians like Santa Claus (Alec Baldwin), the Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman) and the Tooth Fairy (Isla Fisher) protect the world's children from darkness and despair. However, an evil boogeyman named Pitch Black (Jude Law) schemes to overthrow the Guardians by obliterating children's belief in them. It falls to a winter sprite named Jack Frost (Chris Pine) to thwart Pitch's plans and save the Guardians from destruction.

Cast: Chris Pine , Alec Baldwin , Jude Law , Isla Fisher , Hugh Jackman , Dakota Goyo , Khamani Griffin , Jacob Bertrand

Director: Peter Ramsey

Genres: Children, Adventure, Fantasy, Animated

Distributor: DreamWorks SKG, Paramount Pictures

Rise of the Guardians (2012)

Release Date: November 21st, 2012|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • Innocence and joy are threatened by the Boogeyman, and from there the plot comes pretty close to mirroring this summer's "The Avengers" movie. Mostly in a good way. show more

  • The movie lacks a resonant center. The script seems to have been written by committee, with members lobbying for each major character, and the action, set in vast environments all over the map, spreads itself so thin that a surfeit of motion vitiates emotion. show more

  • The shaggy, whimsical characters have a primal familiarity, as though they were developed by a tag team of Maurice Sendak and Walt Disney. show more

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Holiday Mascots In Film: Santa Claus, Jack Frost And More On The Big Screen

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on November 19, 2012

You better watch out, because "Rise of the Guardians" is coming to town. And while it might remind you of a certain Dr. Pepper commercial, with an ensemble that includes Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny,...

Chris Pine, 'Rise Of The Guardians' Star, Mum On 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Details

Posted by
Drew Taylor on November 19, 2012

This week, DreamWorks Animation unfurls "Rise of the Guardians," a wonderfully charming and ingeniously designed tale that sees a number of key figures from mythology and folklore (among them Santa Cl...

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