Zathura Synopsis
Two brothers are on an adventure when their house magically goes through space.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Scott Brown
Zathura is a rarity: a stellar fantasy that faces down childhood anxieties with feet-on-the-ground maturity.
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88

Miami Herald

By Peter Debruge
A wild buckle-up-and-blast-off adventure that plunges every corner of kids' favorite subject.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Jon Favreau, the actor-director who made the delightful family film "Elf," has a firm grip and a light touch with this material about...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
The movie harks back to a time before state-of-the-art technology when writers and directors had to rely mostly on imagination.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It works gloriously as space opera.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Will work better for younger viewers than older ones. There's not much plot to absorb and there's plenty of action, so this is the kind of...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Favreau again delivers that rare beast -- a family film that even childless adults can enjoy.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Jon Favreau's adaptation of Chris Van Allsburg's kid-lit adventure of the same name, more than fills the bill - though it's unlikely to draw...
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Tim Robbins plays the working dad, and the movie misses him once he bails out early.
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Rarely is a movie audience asked to put up with so much noise for such a thankless payoff.
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One of the best children's adventure stories of our playful minds

By Cate_Blanchett's_Husband
I think it contained great acting of excitement for such young actors and a sound playwright....

not best

By glxy
not the best but just good enough for a soso...

okay.

By panther96
okay, but pretty boring for the most part....

Umm.

By Cool Movie Guy
Jumanji was better....

it was great

By greengurl_1996
it actually shows wat kind of personalities we all have we get in fights but yet we all love one another i thought it was rlly good....

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Rated PG | For fantasy action and peril, and some language
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Sci-fi adventure for the elementary school set.
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