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Watchmen

Featuring: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Carla Gugino & Malin Akerman

Format: DVD | Rating: 18 years & over

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  Load Of Rubbish

| | See all hunter2010's reviews (4)

I understod the story and have read the comic but to waste time watching this is a crime. If it had more action in it and better acting with conviction then it would have been a good film as it did have a good plot behind it. Comic is the same, Could off been better for 2hrs of time wasting.

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  Heroes with a difference

| | See all Troglodyte's reviews (4)

So glad I ignored the poor reviews for this DVD. If you're looking for mindless American goody-goody, high quality CGI, hero action that requires no thought then this film is not for you. Very watchable, didn't realise how long it was 'til I saw the clock when it finished. Worth watching more than once.

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  Watchmen

| | See all Kevin1075's reviews (754)

I confess it took me a second viewing to start appreciating a lot of things in this film because I had not (and have not as yet) read the original graphic novel it originates from. The first time I saw it I definitely did not pay proper attention......but I decided to give it another go one night.

Second time around I found it totally absorbing. Although the primary story is the investigation into the murder of The Comedian - one of a group of masked 'superheroes' who once protected, even though only one ever had real abilities - by the vigilante Rorschach and the huge conspiracy that is uncovered, there is a multitude of other themes and propositions to be discovered, as so many other reviewers have well expressed in their reviews.

It's something which genuinely improves with multiple viewings. Yes, it is pretty long but at home on DVD this hardly matters. The alternate 1985 realised in the film is stunning and there are countless details present that add to the realism, not least visuals that are spellbindingly put together with music that seems odd at times, but more than not complements the visuals well.

I don't think you necessarily need to have read the novel to appreciate this film as a piece of cinema on it's own (although I can only imagine how much more it adds having read it) but it is a film that you need to devote proper time to. In years to come, I think this will age just nicely!

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  ZZZZZZZZZZZZ

| | See all Toby1Kenobi's reviews (11)

First five minutes of this film was rather entertaining and made you feel what was next to come but sadly this film got worse and worse as it went on. I was dying for the credits to roll down just so boring all the way through. Even got up to make a cup of Tea and left it playing. There's just no interest to the story at all.

I find it hard to believe this is the same director as Dawn Of The Dead. Very bad film, stay away from this at all costs

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  Watchmen - More Is Less

| | See all EePee9494's reviews (10)

To start with, when i first saw 'Watchmen', i was very impressed with how well it had turned out with the trailer hyping it up just enough that it didnt ruin it. The visuals are some of the best i have seen in a long time. The characters in the film do carry the storyline with Dr. Manhatten and Rorschach being the main culprits and with Rorschach having the most action sequences in the film.

However, the film lasts for 2 hours and 35 minutes and has too much character development, especially with the old group of 'Watchmen' and especially the Joker who dies in the first scene so dont worry, theres no give away here.

Overall, with the film having plenty of action sequences, a love triangle and a dark past behind one of the characters revealing into a very interesting but twisted ending.

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  not what you would expect

| | See all SaintsOfWar's reviews (14)

there are a few bad reviews going around so i thought i'd add mine 2 cents to this great movie. If you were expecting x-men or spiderman then don't bother this isn't it. What this is, is a darker side of hero comics/movies the subplot of the value of heroes be real or "masked" in society go along smoothly for the film to keep you waiting for that punchline and then BAM! there it is in your face but not what you expected. This isn't your normal hero action movie, but its great story weaving and visual entertainment.

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  Good.

| | See all Dan3087's reviews (199)

I was put off watching this film by various bad reviews I had seen, also the near 2hr 40min runtime was also acting as a deterrant. I eventually decided to give it a watch and I was not disappointed, I thought the story was good, it is complex however if you are paying attention it's not all that hard to follow, I think the general concept of the film is good and fairly original, and the ending I wouldn't have seen coming. I would recommend giving this film a watch.

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  undecided

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i am 100% on the fence with this film..... as it was defo not what i expected. defo worth a watch tho... thew story line is slow and u feel your left wanting more action. more about down and out hero's... the guy with the bag over his ed is defo the best and he saves the film from being poor...

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  Rubbish

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Did not understand this movie at all. Complete waste of, the plot is rubbish, the acting is awful and the comedy value of "how bad its actually funny" is certainly not a reason to buy this movie. I thought I would like it since I liked X-Men and Spiderman etc but honestly its nothing like that it's a knock off in comparison. If you like super hero type movies then don't waste your time with this as it will only disappoint, instead watch X-Men as it at least has a descent plot and good acting to go with it.

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  Super heroes

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Super heroes with a dark twist,good enjoyable film with afew good gory bits in it.Worth a watch!!

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