• Released
  • May 15, 2009
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 20 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Drama
  • 3,612 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) confronts an ancient brotherhood known as the Illuminati. When Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the illuminati—the most powerful underground organization in history—he also faces a deadly threat to the existence of the secret organization’s most despised enemy: the Catholic Church.

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The Hollywood Reporter

Plucking the same violent, occult strings as "Da Vinci" while avoiding its leadenness, Angels keeps the action coming for the best part of...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The new movie is an opulent-bordering-on-hysterical mass of chitchat and chase scenes.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A far sight nimbler than its plodding predecessor, where the Holy Grail turns out to be a Holy Girl. The sequel is a little like CSI:...
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The movie can be enjoyed for the hell-raising hooey it is.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Despite the overlong running time, the action moves smoothly and swiftly.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Watching what Howard has done with the book - covering up the lewdness, blunting the snobbery, and spackling the amazing plot holes - is...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

Preposterous.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Angels doesn't know when to quit: Just when you think it's over, it continues.
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40

NPR

By Bob Mondello
Presumably in response to criticism that "The Da Vinci Code" was static and talky, director Ron Howard has made Angels & Demons frantic --...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Angels & Demons is a serious slog. Still, it's an odd kind of a slog that manages to keep you partially engaged, even at its most esoteric...
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Rated PG-13 | For sequences of violence, thematic material and disturbing images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 14 & under Talky, violent conspiracy thriller will bore kids and teens.
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