Angels & Demons 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...
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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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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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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The movie can be enjoyed for the hell-raising hooey it is.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Despite the overlong running time, the action moves smoothly and swiftly.
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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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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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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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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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ANGELS & DEMONS. In purgatory. Grade: C-plus

Wed May 13 - I attended the VIP screening of this 138-min movie-adaptation of the novel by Dan Brown - directed by Ron Howard - starring Tom Hanks, Ayelet Zurer, and Ewan McGregor. Because I've...

Too many liberties were taken!

By mskoalaroo
As a fan of Dan Brown's books, I cannot fathom the amount of liberties taken with the story. The DaVinci Code movie was HORRIBLE for those familiar with the book. They tried to make this movie...

the book was...

By darkwriter502
the book was awesome!!! all of dan brow's are. i have been waiting for this to come out since davinci code!!!!...

bland and strange...boring, predictable...

By jenn998
I haven't read the book, but I can only imagine. The movie just wasn't worth it. I wanted to walk out halfway and didn't care for anymore. Was not gripping, exciting, that entertaining..the film...

You wont want to leave for a minute...

By Movie-Merlin
If you liked National Tresure, this one is better (sans comic relief). Action Yes, Plausible reality, Yes, Reasonable clues and deduction, Yes, Yes. Who's good and who's'll change you're...

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By brud
Not as clue finding as "The DaVinci Code", but exceptionally exciting learning about Vatican secrets. A lot of unexpected twists and turns. A very stimulating ending the characters' didn't even...

This is a mix of davinci code and national treasure..but good and worth watching especially for the twists

By Dark_Chameleon
Tom Hanks is back again but this time he's invited, Tom continues his character but this time ofcourse not joined but the woman of the previous movie for obvious reasons. Tom shines although not as...

Angels and Demons

By Tommy26
I haven't seen The DaVinci Code or have I read Dan Brown's books so I wasn't predjudiced by any prior experience. I am a student of History however and ever detail in Angels and Demons is wrong...

missing key elements

By jta_movies
i felt that the changes between the book and the movie were fairly distracting, and took away from the movie. maybe i'm just being too picky towards the details but still took away from the movie for...

Worth it

By willIAMamoviegoer
Angels and Demons makes a valiant effort to follow the book. It strays a bit and doesn't introduce an interesting character in the boss at the proton collider but it does give you action, drama, and...

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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 Talky, violent conspiracy thriller will bore kids and teens.
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