Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Poster

Release Date: May 28th, 2010

DVD Release Date: September 14th, 2010

PG-13|1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary
In the holy city of Alamut resides the Sands of Time, which gives mortals the power to turn back time. After leading an attack on the city, Dastan (Jake Gyllenhaal), the adopted son of Persia's king, acquires a dagger that gives the one who holds it access to the Sands. Dastan goes on the run with an Alamut princess named Tamina (Gemma Arterton) after being accused of killing his father. The pair must protect the ancient treasure from dark forces and unmask the king's assassin.

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina, Steve Toussaint, Toby Kebbell, Richard Coyle, Ronald Pickup

Director: Mike Newell

Genres: Fantasy, Action, Adventure

Production Co: Jerry Bruckheimer Films

Distributors: Walt Disney

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A handsome, fast-paced and innocuous adventure that's easy to take but lacks epic scale. show more

  • The lesson here is simple: In the digital realm, the bigger the worse. What looks distinctive and believable in short takes and small doses can turn blatantly phony and deadly familiar when the scale is pumped up. Prince of Persia pumps itself up to the bursting point, and bursts. show more

  • How bad is Prince of Persia? Whether or not director Mike Newell is to blame, the action sequences lack verve and scope. show more

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