The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Synopsis
Four children help the lion Aslan fight an evil queen for control of the land.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A movie of intelligence and power, of beauty, universality and largeness of spirit.
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100

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
A generation-spanning journey that feels both comfortingly familiar and excitingly original.
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100

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
The picture goes exactly where the prose does, enticing all of us, kids and adults and atheists and believers alike, down below the brittle...
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
What is lightly sketched in the novel, where much is left to the imagination, blossoms into full-blown, richly detailed life in the movie.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A gracefully subtle metaphor about life's Deep Magic has become a war film; what was a one-chapter battle toward the end of the book is now...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The movie, for all its half-baked visual marvels, remains remarkably faithful to Lewis' story, and the innocence of his passion begins to...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
An engaging and exciting family film that at times feels a bit like "The Lord of the Rings Jr."
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
That's not to say that this first visit to a live-action Narnia on screen isn't enjoyable, or promising for the future of what will surely...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The menagerie of mythological beasties in Narnia don't seem quite genuinely, three-dimensionally real.
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
This PG-rated movie feels safe and constricted in a way the story never does on the page. It leaves out the deep magic of a good movie, or...
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ATHEISTS BEWARE!!!!!! DO NOT TAKE YOUR CHILDREN TO THIS MOVIE!!

By robinvr
What the reviews don't tell you is that this movie is about "God"! Literally a piece of the bible sugar-coated so that our children will see it and make them believe in "God"! I read a C.S. Lewis...

The Chronicles are the best!

By saphira15249
This is one of the best movies of all time....

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

By grancracker
I grew up reading the Chronicles of Narnia and this movie did a fantastic job of bringing that original story by C.S. Lewis to the big screen. Step into this land of talking animals and trees....

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

By lacnick88
This is truly one of the best movies I have seen. This movie is captivating from the moment it begins. If you are a Christian you will notice many references to what Jesus Christ has done regarding...

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By Cool Movie Guy
Very rad. I love it!...

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Welcome To Narnia!

By CynthiaC
I love this movie! It took after the book greatly, and had beautiful music. They made a work of art!...

The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe Movie Review

By Spencer27057
88 out of 100 A heart-touching, fun adventure that will amaze us all....

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

By Love4Movies95
I Own And Love This Movie! You Really Should See This Movie!...

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Rated PG | For battle sequences and frightening moments
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ Timeless classic faithfully rendered.
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