• Angels & Demons (2009)

Angels & Demons

Release Date: May 15th, 2009

DVD Release Date: November 17th, 2009

PG-13 |2 hr 18 min

Plot Summary

When Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon discovers the resurgence of an ancient brotherhood known as the Illuminati, he flies to Rome to warn the Vatican, the Illuminati's most hated enemy. Joining forces with beautiful Italian scientist Vittoria Vetra (Ayelet Zurer), Langdon follows a centuries-old trail of ancient symbols in the hope of preventing the Illuminati's deadly plot against the Roman Catholic Church from coming to fruition.

Cast: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Stellan Skarsgård, Pierfrancesco Favino, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Thure Lindhardt

Director: Ron Howard

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: Imagine Entertainment

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Doctor, Rivalry, 2000s, Suspenseful, Murder, Gripping, Love interest, Mystery, Investigation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Bob MondelloNPR

    Presumably in response to criticism that "The Da Vinci Code" was static and talky, director Ron Howard has made Angels & Demons frantic -- and, well, talky. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This kind of film requires us to be very forgiving, and if we are, it promises to entertain. Angels & Demons succeeds. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Plucking the same violent, occult strings as "Da Vinci" while avoiding its leadenness, Angels keeps the action coming for the best part of 139 minutes. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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