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Rated PG for battle sequences and frightening moments.

PG In Theaters 12/9/2005 , 139min.
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Plot & Details

Four siblings -- Edmund (Skandar Keynes), Lucy (Georgie Henley), Peter (William Moseley), and Susan (Anna Popplewell) -- are sent from their London home to the country estate of an eccentric professor in order to ensure their safety during World War II. The house is very dull, except for a large, ornate wardrobe discovered by young Lucy during a game of hide-and-seek. Venturing inside of it in the hopes of finding a hiding place, Lucy is transported to a snowy alternate universe: a magical world called Narnia. The land is populated by talking animals and ruled over by the benevolent lion god Aslan (voiced by Liam Neeson), but sadly, the world is also in a state of perpetual winter. The white witch Jadis (Tilda Swinton), lustful for power and governed by narcissism, has cursed Narnia with a tyrannical decree that it will always be winter but never Christmas. Now, the children must fight alongside Aslan for the salvation of Narnia, but one of them, seduced by the charisma of the white witch, may choose to fight on the wrong side.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2005 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Makeup Tami Lane Won
2005 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Sound Mixing Terry Porter Nominated
2005 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Visual Effects Jim Berney Nominated
2005 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Visual Effects Bill Westenhofer Nominated
2005 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Makeup Howard Berger Won
2005 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Sound Mixing Tony Johnson Nominated
2005 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Visual Effects Dean Wright Nominated
2005 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Visual Effects Scott Farrar Nominated
2005 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Sound Mixing Dean A. Zupancic Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Makeup and Hair Howard Berger Won
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Visual Effects Scott Farrar Nominated
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Visual Effects Dean Wright Nominated
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Makeup and Hair Nikki Gooley Won
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Visual Effects Jim Berney Nominated
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Makeup and Hair Gregory Nicotero Won
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Visual Effects Bill Westenhofer Nominated
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Costume Design Isis Mussenden Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2005 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Song Alanis Morissette Nominated
2005 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Score Harry Gregson-Williams Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Makeup and Hair Howard Berger Won
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Visual Effects Scott Farrar Nominated
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Visual Effects Dean Wright Nominated
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Makeup and Hair Nikki Gooley Won
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Visual Effects Jim Berney Nominated
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Makeup and Hair Gregory Nicotero Won
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Visual Effects Bill Westenhofer Nominated
2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Costume Design Isis Mussenden Nominated

Broadcast Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2005 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Live Action Family Film Won
2005 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Young Actress Georgie Henley Nominated

Chicago Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2005 Chicago Film Critics Association Most Promising Performer Georgie Henley Nominated

London Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2005 London Film Critics Association Best British Supporting Actress Tilda Swinton Nominated
2005 London Film Critics Association Best British Supporting Actor James McAvoy Nominated

Online Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2005 Online Film Critics Association Breakthrough Performer Georgie Henley Nominated

Phoenix Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2005 Phoenix Film Critics Association Best Performance by a Child Actress Georgie Henley Won

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