• Beautiful Creatures (2013)

Beautiful Creatures

Release Date: February 14th, 2013

DVD Release Date: May 21st, 2013

PG-13 |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

In the small town of Gatlin, S.C., teenage Ethan Wate (Alden Ehrenreich) sees his static world shaken by the arrival of Lena Duchannes (Alice Englert), the niece of town patriarch Macon Ravenwood (Jeremy Irons). Immediately, Ethan feels drawn to Lena, even though destruction seems to surround her, and she has supernatural powers that are beyond her control. Worse still, a curse looms for Lena at the approach of her 16th birthday -- a time when the forces of either light or dark will claim her.

Cast: Alden Ehrenreich, Alice Englert, Jeremy Irons, Viola Davis, Emmy Rossum, Thomas Mann, Emma Thompson, Eileen Atkins

Director: Richard LaGravenese

Genres: Romance , Fantasy

Production Co: 3 Arts Entertainment, Belle Pictures

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Suspenseful , 2010s , Love , Passionate , School

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Nicely cast and made with as much conviction as can be brought to something so intrinsically formulaic. show more

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    What a peculiar production this is. Up to a certain point, it really does promise to be romantic. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Beautiful Creatures tries terribly hard to establish its own mythology of magic and witchcraft and Southern-fried adolescent angst. This isn't Hogwarts, though, and it's not even Forks High from Twilight, but boy, you know Warner Bros., the studio behind Beautiful Creatures, wants it to be! show more

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