Seventh Son Poster

Release Date: February 6th, 2015

PG-13|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
Centuries ago, a supernatural champion named Master Gregory (Jeff Bridges) defeated Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore), a malevolent witch. Now, she has escaped imprisonment and thirsts for vengeance. She summons her followers and prepares to unleash her wrath on humanity. Only one thing stands in her way: Master Gregory. Gregory takes Tom Ward (Ben Barnes) as his new apprentice, but he has only until the next full moon to teach Tom what usually takes years: how to prevail against dark magic.

Cast: Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Ben Barnes, Olivia Williams, Alicia Vikander, Antje Traue, Djimon Hounsou, Kit Harington

Director: Sergey Bodrov

Genres: Action, Fantasy, Adventure

Production Co: Legendary Pictures, Thunder Road Film, Wigram Productions

Distributors: Universal Pictures

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  • If anything, the movie offers up the guilty pleasure of seeing Bridges and Moore duel it out in front of countless green screens and a few stunning Canadian backdrops – two great actors clawing at each other with magic staffs and fake fire, trying to survive in the netherworld of heroic kitsch. show more

  • If the Brothers Grimm had devoted themselves to farce rather than scary fairy tales, they might have produced something like Seventh Son, a whacko sword-and-sorcery exercise. show more

  • Seventh Son tells a story of dragons, witches, ghosts and ogres, but the most fantastic thing about it is the idea that someone thought this lumpy, bumpy and swollen sack of tired tropes and cluttered CGI would attract audiences. show more

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