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By know-all
Written February 25, 2013
I kept getting a sense of deja-vu. I even knew the ending; or close enough to it. I did not read this fabulous book mentioned in reviews. The movie was worth my time and money. Will I see it again or rent it? Nah. The special effects were tops. I would have loved seeing the southern version of the Addams Family house more and maybe it should have been a little longer. Thumb's up movie-goers.
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Nothing like the book

By AllisonB
Written February 19, 2013
If you've read the books and are hoping for a movie version of the interesting, funny and heartwarming love story of Ethan and Lena, you will not get it. The movie is so unlike the book that "loosely based" is generous. There are major plot changes, important characters missing, alteration of characters...it's just an entirely different story. On top of it, the casting was terrible. "Emily Asher" and "Link" were the only two characters cast fairly well. And, although Alden E. looks nothing like "Ethan Wate", he was adorable and likeable. Those three characters are the only thing that slightly saved the movie from absolute awfulness. And the movie itself, even if I had not read the book, was confusing and poorly written. I READ the book and didn't understand the "curse" in the movie (especially because it was so different from the book). Despite some good actors and a few funny one-liners, do not bother seeing this if you want to see the movie version of the book.
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If you have read the book...

By chels7639
Written February 15, 2013
If you have read the book you definitely do not want to see it. I went with a friend who hadn't read the book and really enjoyed the movie. But there are so many things that were changed to make the movie completely different from the book. I felt like I was watching a movie that just took bits and pieces from the book.
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Pretty Good

By mmcglohon
Written February 15, 2013
I thought it was better than a lot of movies out there right now, but wonder how much I would've liked it if I hadn't read the books beforehand. Which, it strays VERY far from the storyline of the books. VERY far. I wouldn't go out of my way to see this, but it made for decent entertainment with a good friend one night.
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Pretty Good for my family

By jenniferleighdixon
Written February 15, 2013
My husband, myself, and our 10 year old daughter went to see this for Valentines day. There was not much offered that was family friendly, none of us had read the book. I have to say we were all pleasantly surprised by the movie. Even my husband said it was pretty good!
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