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Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images.

PG-13 In Theaters 12/13/2013 , 161min.
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Viewer score based on 69 ratings
66%
Critic score based on 44 reviews

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February 22, 2014
cdavecrz
If you don't enjoy this type of movie, I expect you wouldn't go,, but if you do,, above average. I enjoyed it.
January 24, 2014
wj00000000178724
Can't wait for the next installment.
January 16, 2014
sting31
long Dragon part was good
January 11, 2014
rt1058
to drawn out and did not like the cliffhanger ending.
January 11, 2014
fp00000000176511
Some moments were slow but made up with great action and effects. Really enjoyed this movie.

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Film.com
It’s merely somewhat better than last year’s meandering dud — a slight improvement on a movie that should have been pretty easy to improve upon. Full Review
Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice
Sure, all the studios offer anymore are big, dumb adventure spectacles, but that's not a knock against the achievement of this one, which at least parades wonders before us, not the least being the greatest dragon in the history of movies. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
When it's not stalled on silly, it falls into slog territory. Full Review
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
The cast, including Orlando Bloom and Evangeline Lilly as warrior elves, is also excellent (though we don’t get even a glimpse of Andy Serkis’ Gollum). And individually, each escapade does hold its own thrills. Full Review
Ian Buckwalter
NPR
This all essentially serves to distract from the fact that all that really happens in the film is that the company manages to eventually reach the mountain. Full Review
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