The Spiderwick Chronicles Synopsis
Siblings (Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger) encounter magical creatures at a relative's old estate.
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Movie Reviews

2 Families Review, GREAT MOVIE! MUST SEE!

By TLC_28
Audience: 3 girls ages 14, 9, and 9, 1 boy age 8 We all thought Spiderwick was a GREAT movie and were on the edge of our seats. The action was great, intense, and kept you on your toes. The kids...


By Glesgagirl
Great Family Fun Clean movie. I truly enjoyed it. Both my daughter and I agreed there was alot of Harry Potter similar names and the Big Bird but what a wonderful movie to watch. I will have to buy...

The Chronicles of What?

By CtMovie_Buff
I seen a screening last night at a manhattan theatre! The movie was enjoyable it was no harry potter or chronicles of narnia but it is in its own right a good m,ovie. Although the mopvie is not as...

Most Enjoyable

By moshpitmomma
I loved this movie and so did my 10 year old son. I can't wait for my other children to see it. I don't think it should be compared to Narnia (slow moments) or Potter (emotional teenage moments)....


By movie_goer525
This movie will be awesome!!!! I want to see it so badly. I might see it in the IMAX....

A little scary.

By randjkelley
My 9 year old liked it, but was spooked through the first half, which is unusual for him. I would not suggest it for any kids under 8, and would definitely be there to watch it with older kids even....

Cool CGI effect

By Jsonestor
You know I'm not a big fan of fictional movie. But the only thing I wanted to see is the animation CGI effect. It looks pretty kewl! If there's more clip to see, I would have rate higher. Since, not...

The Chronicals Of Narnia

By 5_stars
To me, this is just another Chronicals of Narnia. I think that the story line is the same in both movies. Or at least really similar. On my part, I wouldn't go see it. See . . . Spiderwick was a book...

soo good!

By callmeirresponsible
my 2 friends and I went to go see the sneak preview. we all loved it even though we are all 17 and this film is probably considered a children's movie. go see it!...


By DreamSinger
I understand changes occur to stories that go from print to big screen. Movies like Narnia and Lord of the Rings did their original stories justice. This movie does not. There were things in the...

More Info

Rated PG | For scary creature action and violence, peril and some thematic elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Book-based family fantasy is magical fun but also scary.
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