• The Da Vinci Code (2006)

The Da Vinci Code

Release Date: May 19th, 2006

DVD Release Date: November 14th, 2006

PG-13 |2 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

A murder in Paris' Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci's most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that -- should it come to light -- could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

Cast: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina, Jean Reno, Paul Bettany, J├╝rgen Prochnow, Jean-Yves Berteloot

Director: Ron Howard

Genres: Thriller , Mystery , Drama

Production Co: Imagine Entertainment, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Mystery , Death , 2000s , Tense , Pursuit , Gripping , Deception ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Even as a visual aid, though, The Da Vinci Code is a deep-dyed disappointment. Paris by night never looked murkier.

  • 40
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Da Vinci never rises to the level of a guilty pleasure. Too much guilt. Not enough pleasure. show more

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    McKellen, Hanks and Tautou - and Alfred Molina, as a bishop with an agenda - are no slouches when it comes to emoting, but screenwriter Goldsman's rigorously faithful interpretation of Brown's flatfooted prose stylings is the filmic equivalent of putting big chewy baguettes in the actors' maws. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture