City of Ember Synopsis
Two teens must find the secret of their underground city's existence before its light dies forever.
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Movie Reviews

I don't know why people said "no"

By zodiaktwelve
I have been waiting for this movie for about 2 years, and from what I saw in the trailer it looks everything and more of what I thought it would be....

City of Ember

By margeinbutter
This movie was so great I can't wait to see it again. I coould watch it many more times. There is so much excitment and adventure. I also read the book series which was also very good. Tell everyone...

I read the book and from what I see I'm not happy

By Caveboy0
This book was a really good and I really got into the story because of the mystery aspect of it and looking at the movie it disappoints me because they show in the trailers the big surprise which is...


By gottaluvmovies
My son has read the entire series of City of Ember books and he was dying to see this movie. I took him for that reason, although was not expexctiing to enjoy the movie myself. I was definitely in...


By connie4vikings
Read the book! Don't bother with the movie. If I were Jeanne DuPrau, I'd be insulted. If I were Caroline Thompson, I'd be embarrassed. She completely missed the themes, symbolism, and highlights...

Good Movie

By Stevie's mom
One of the better ones I've seen. Followed the book fairly closely which is really nice. A great story and a good movie for kids. Liked the choices for leads especially the kids....

City of ember

By bm100

If you read the book,you'll love the movie!

By mimitchi33
I loved this movie. It had many similarites to the book and some differences! If you read the book City Of Ember,you'll love this movie!...

Loved City of Ember

By pallard
My 4 year old daughter was glued to the screen. I enjoyed the leason that you can do anything as long as you try and continue to persue your dreams. I think my daughter liked the action and the...


By ljihfkhdfkghdc
kinda scary movie when giant moles came. wonderful adventure. loved it....

More Info

Rated PG | For mild peril and some thematic elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Fast-paced fantasy has lots of tense moments.
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