Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Synopsis
A prince must stop a despot from unleashing a sandstorm that could destroy all mankind.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
This is what a videogame movie looks like now.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
A handsome, fast-paced and innocuous adventure that's easy to take but lacks epic scale.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
What's missing in Prince of Persia is a sense that all the running, jumping, climbing and fighting is leading to something. The best video...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
How bad is Prince of Persia? Whether or not director Mike Newell is to blame, the action sequences lack verve and scope.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Stitched together from so many other movies that it plays like an attack of multiple déjà vu. Stray bits of “Star Wars,’’ “Pirates of the...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's not the grand scale action-adventure it aspires to be, but this faux epic does offer family-friendly entertainment.
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By Mark Jenkins
What Newell can't seem to do is give Prince of Persia a unifying style, tone or purpose. The film moves well, but doesn't show any...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The lesson here is simple: In the digital realm, the bigger the worse. What looks distinctive and believable in short takes and small doses...
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San Francisco Chronicle

As a Jerry Bruckheimer production and a game adaptation, Prince of Persia has every business being jumpy and sequential, and as a frivolous...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
An epic example of muddled storytelling, chintzy excitement and scatter-brained execution.
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Good popcorn movie

By RandytheMovieFan
Take a live-action Aladdin, mix in some Indiana Jones and add a dash of chemistry between the two attractive leads and you've got a simple but enjoyable summer action/adventure flick. Jake...

The Video Game

By Marland Heart
Prince Of Pershia is the video game I want to see this so bad I can't wait...

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

By moviegirlinpdx
Great flick with a cast that shares good chemistry, humor, and action-packed adventure to kick off the summer movie season. Right down to the wicked secret family enemy, this film kept my attention...

Prince of Persia Movie Review

By vaanan_kannan
Captain Jack Sparrow...You are indeed irreplaceable! Prince of Persia, a potential candidate by Disney to mimic the success of the Pirates of the Caribbean series, is an enjoyable watch, but simply...

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far from princely

By filmhead
The adventure movie as it has been over the decades demands thrills, spills, and chills as well as the romance interest all encapsulated in two hours. Most have achieved this style and form with the...

A Prince With a Heart of Gold

By Filmgirl32
If i had to choose I would have saw this later this weekend and went to go see everyones favorite bff's in Sex and the City but my BF insisted on Prince of Persia! It's filled with action romance...

Five Word Review

By Movie_Buff_86

A new Action Hero has been Born, with a Sense of Humor no less ; - )

By cride0856
This is one Prince who appears to be having way too much fun with his role, but then again, Why Not! Overall, Great Entertainment, just kick back & enjoy the ride - As the Story unfolded & the young...

Five Word Review

By MadMovieJo
Awesome Action Favorite Movie Funny!...

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Rated PG-13 | For intense sequences of violence and action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Tepid video-game fantasy flick tame enough for young teens.
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