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Watchmen

Rated R for strong graphic violence, sexuality, nudity and language.

R In Theaters 03/6/2009 , 161min.
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Viewer Score
49%
Viewer score based on 497 ratings
56%
Critic score based on 39 reviews

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February 06, 2013
tothian
Watchmen was a great movie!
March 12, 2011
Slotqueenterry
i am a superhero nerd and this is the best dc film of all of them.
January 10, 2011
edgarine11
I really love this movie this was a # 1superhero movie .and i will still watch it
September 17, 2010
justinitalianmb
As far as quality goes, this film is incredibly uneven. Some of it was phenomenal,some of it was laughable (mostly due to the acting).However its still good enough to recomend.
August 29, 2010
WilliamSicklick
bad movie frontal nudity penis bood no raing 1/0

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

A.O. Scott
The New York Times
As it is, the film is more curiosity than provocation, an artifact of a faded world brought to zombie half-life by the cinematic technology of the present. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
In the canon of comic-book movies, it's not as campy bad as the "Batman" starring George Clooney, but nowhere near the caliber of the Spider-Man movies or "The Dark Knight." It may have more style, but it's only a jot more entertaining than "Catwoman." Full Review
Dana Stevens
Slate
Watchmen fans wondering whether their graphic novel has been ruined will be thrilled to see its key scenes reproduced with storyboardlike fidelity, but those who've never read it will be unlikely to understand what the big deal was in the first place. Full Review
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
For the Watchmen fan, this may be as close to the Holy Grail as a motion picture could come. For everyone else, a sense of frustration and disappointment is not unwarranted. Watchmen is many things but it is not the Next Great Comic Book Movie or the film that will advance graphic novel adaptations to the next level. Full Review
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
Elegance isn't Zack Snyder's bag; a certain sort of impact is. Watchmen establishes him as Hollywood's reigning master of psychic suffocation. Full Review

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