• Released
  • February 14, 2013
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 4 min
  • Romance
    Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • 2,933 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A supernatural love story set in the South which tells the tale of two star-crossed lovers.

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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Beautiful Creatures has its metaphysical cosmology worked out, and it gives it to us in doses big enough that we understand its rules and...
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75

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
There’s something so delicious when Brits such as Thompson and Irons sink their fangs – sorry – into Deep South dialect. Thompson devours...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Beautiful Creatures, more than the "Twilight" films, lacks danger and momentum. The audience, like Ethan, spends way too much time waiting...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Beautiful Creatures tries terribly hard to establish its own mythology of magic and witchcraft and Southern-fried adolescent angst. This...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It’s all a big, gluey metaphor for a girl’s sexual fears and raging mom conflicts, and, as in “Twilight,” the metaphor itself gets buried...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Lead actor Ehrenreich conveys a spirited charm, while Englert, the object of his affections, is more blandly self-contained.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's a bigger yawn than it sounds.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Nicely cast and made with as much conviction as can be brought to something so intrinsically formulaic.
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
What a peculiar production this is. Up to a certain point, it really does promise to be romantic.
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20

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Who could have predicted that one day we would long for the relative subtlety of “Twilight”? Richard LaGravenese’s Beautiful Creatures is...
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Liked it... Sort of?

By novemberbug12
It was nothing like the books but was still fun to see all my favorite characters on screen. One of my fave books!??...

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Rated PG-13 | For violence, scary images and some sexual material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Lush book adaptation mixes romance, fantasy, some violence.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF