• Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)

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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

Release Date: September 24th, 2010

DVD Release Date: December 17th, 2010

PG |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

A father owl's tales of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole enthrall his son Soren, but an older son scoffs at the stories of winged warriors who fought an epic battle to save all of owlkind from the evil Pure Ones. Later the brothers become captives of the Pure Ones, but Soren makes a daring escape and, with the help of other young owls, seeks out the Guardians and brings them back to defend their people once again.

Cast: Jim Sturgess, Emily Barclay, Ryan Kwanten, Anthony LaPaglia, Hugo Weaving, Dame Helen Mirren, Sam Neill, Geoffrey Rush

Director: Zack Snyder

Genres: Adventure, Animated, Children, Fantasy

Production Co: Village Roadshow Entertainment, Animal Logic

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Heartwarming, Rivalry, Father, Transformation, Survival, Son, Quest, Family, Growing up

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Scott BowlesUSA Today

    The film is surprisingly deft and entertains at both the adult and juvenile levels. If something in Guardians catches your eye, trust your gizzard. show more

  • 75
    Stephen ColeThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A splendid adventure sure to thrill children and fantasy buffs, while leaving everyone else passably entertained. show more

  • 70
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    This picture sometimes rivals "Avatar" in its spectacular landscapes and thrilling flying sequences, but of course it won't come anywhere near those megagrosses, and it's too scary to be wholeheartedly embraced by children. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Best Sound
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2011)
Nominated Best Original Music Score
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2011)
Winner Best Visual Effects
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2011)