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Mortal Instruments: City of Bones


Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of fantasy violence and action, and some suggestive content.

PG-13 In Theaters 08/21/2013 , 130min.
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February 01, 2014
Awsome fantasy movie
December 22, 2013
Absolutely love the movie can't wait for the second and love the actors that play the characters please do not change them there perfect for the role.
December 17, 2013
Can't give this less than one star. It is the only movie I have ever wanted to ask for my money back. I think a lot of high raters are blinded by the love of the book. So cheesy, I can't believe it.
December 11, 2013
If i could give this movie less than 1 star I would. I am a huge fan of the series and have read the books. I was highly anticipating this movie and maybe that's why it was such a huge let down. I realize that movies tend to be an \"interpretation\" of a book, but this was down right butchery.
December 09, 2013
I like it , but not all of the chages were right for the film.

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New York Daily News
This one is by far the worst of the “Twilight” copies. And when that bunch includes “The Host” and “I Am Number Four,” that’s saying something. Full Review
Bruce Ingram
Chicago Sun-Times
Everything chugs along briskly and reasonably entertainingly until running off the rails a bit with a wildly overcomplicated finale. Full Review
David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer
Though imaginatively directed by Harald Zwart, Mortal Instruments, which is adapted from Cassandra Clare's YA novels, is marred by significant flaws. Full Review
James Berardinelli
The storyline is at times muddled and incoherent. This won't bother readers much since they have the "inside track" on what's happening. Then again, the narrative is so predictable that maybe it doesn't matter. Full Review
Laremy Legel
This is a story that has everything you’re looking for, provided that you’re looking for absolutely nothing. Full Review
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