• The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

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Release Date: July 11th, 2003

DVD Release Date: December 16th, 2003

PG-13|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
A team of extraordinary figures culled from great adventure literature (including Alan Quatermain, vampiress Mina Harker from Dracula, the Invisible Man, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, an American secret service agent named Sawyer, Captain Nemo, and Dorian Gray), are called to stop a villain intent on turning the nations of the world against one another.

Cast: Sean Connery, Shane West, Stuart Townsend, Richard Roxburgh, Peta Wilson, Tony Curran, Jason Flemyng, Naseeruddin Shah

Director: Stephen Norrington

Genres: Fantasy, Action

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

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  • Succeeds the same way the original comic books did: by making the conflicts and dilemmas basic enough for a five-year-old, while giving the heroes and villains glamorous outfits and layers of complexity, to thicken the broth.

  • Six guys and a gal who flatline on arrival. Easily the lamest action-adventure fantasy since “Wild Wild West.” show more

  • Nothing anchors the lighter-than-air story as it drifts away under the direction of Stephen Norrington ("Blade") into an FX stratosphere where wit, character and vigorous storytelling cease to matter. show more

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