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The Lovely Bones

PG-13| 2 hr. 16 min.

Plot Summary
After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan) watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family (Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz) -- and her killer (Stanley Tucci). As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

Cast: Mark Wahlberg , Rachel Weisz , Susan Sarandon , Stanley Tucci , Michael Imperioli , Saoirse Ronan , Rose McIver , Christian Ashdale

Director: Peter Jackson

Genres: Drama, Mystery

Distributor: DreamWorks SKG, Paramount Pictures

The Lovely Bones (2009)

Release Date: December 11th, 2009|2 hr. 16 min.

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  • All this is conveyed in the remarkable performance of Ronan, an Oscar nominee for Atonement. She and Tucci -- magnificent as a man of uncontrollable impulses -- help Jackson cut a path to a humanity that supersedes life and death. show more

  • The Lovely Bones is difficult viewing, a meticulously crafted experiment that, it turns out, wasn't worth it. show more

  • Some books are not meant to be adapted to the big screen. Alice Sebold's best-selling The Lovely Bones falls into that category. show more

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  • April 24, 2013 ti00000000146981
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    this movie was awesome it was planned out perfect and the acting was incredible and also the suspense was so amazing and it actually made me cry, anyway this was awesome.

  • August 08, 2011 robontar
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    I enjoyed it it was moving it was so different than other movies i\'ve seen when she escaped out of the bunker i didn\'t relize she was alreay dead some movies you have an idea where this was going but it fooled me i had no clue it went in different direction there not many movies that i cried but this was one of then for a grown man

  • March 05, 2011 TMarie1188
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    I wanna say first the movie was good in how all the graphics and the overall picture was. As for the plot and movie it self I am a little disappointed. I agree with moviegoer9999 he says it good here how I feel and I also agree with hakukoru. Now I have read the book and the book was way better than the movie. The movie was totally off key with the book. The movie left things out that were in the book and I think thay should have been in the movie. I was watching the movie and when susie dies I was waiting to see the part where her mom has the affair with the detective on the case but it never happened, it should have been there b/c it showed how she was feeling in the death of her sister. Also in the book the ending is totally different Mr. Harvey doesn't die and he is caught and susie's parents find out what really happened to her. they should have really stuck to the book more. The movie would have done better.

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