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NEW Percy Jackson & The Olympians: (DVD)


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  • Format: AC-3
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Dubbed: French, Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (US and Canada This DVD will probably NOT be viewable in other countries. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • MPAA Rating: UNRATED
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B003HARV3Y
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #51,523 in DVD (See Top 100 in DVD)

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Thurman/Brosnan/Bean/Dawson ~ Percy Jackson & The Olympians: Lightning Thief

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3.9 out of 5 stars

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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Frances L. Arsenault on July 18 2010
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
I had read the original series, and I love it...I would choose both Percy and Harry Potter, for my top 10 fantasy series.

I had wanted to see the movie when it was in theaters, but it went out, so I'd waited 'til it came out on DVD. I'd watched it and I thought it was really awesome; I did not like some of the negativity on it. The film (as you all know), is about teenage Percy Jackson who seem to be an ordinary teen; until after a monster attack at the museum (a Fury disguised in his English teacher), he found out he is a son of the sea god Poseidon. And have been accused of stealing Zeus' master lightning bolt, he finds himself caught between angry and battling gods, he and his friends embark on a cross-country adventure to catch the true lightning thief, save his mom, and unravel a mystery more powerful than the gods themselves.

So anyway I really love this film; even if there were changes to the characters.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Foreverwolf on July 11 2010
Format: DVD
This was a fantastic movie for a family night. My daughter loves it (7)- though there were some mildly scary parts, so I wouldn't go much younger than that.
The SFX were pretty good, the plot line was funny and touching. It touched on an interesting part of being both a teenager- and a parent. Rebellion and Protection, and the tensions that exist between the two.
My only complaint would be that after watching the deleted scenes, I wish they would have left them in!
Can't complain overly much about the acting involved. It won't win any academy awards, I don't think, but it is certainly at the level in which it was intended- simple family fun.
As always, I strive not to give anything away, but my review? Order a pizza, grab a bag of chips, and settle the family in for a good night at home!
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Format: DVD
I'm a pretty enthusiastic fan of the five Percy Jackson books, and had high hopes for this movie, but I honestly wasn't very impressed. For a rating, I'd actually like to give it about a 2.5 stars out of five.

The actor they chose for Percy Jackson is older than I remember the character being, and he makes too many teenaged "I'm too cool for this, don't hassle me" facial expressions - especially when I didn't get that "teenager with a chip on his shoulder" impression at all from the books. Another quirk is that they seem to have merged two female characters from the book to make the Annabeth character in the movie. In the book there is the tough warrior girl Clarisse, and then the smart and wise Annabeth character - and in the movie they have merged these two characters together.

The quest in the movie gets really watered down, and you quickly lose interest in what the characters are meant to be trying to do. So instead of being hooked and drawn along by the plot, it just becomes a slow stream of monsters and fights. By the time the three main characters are in hell talking to Hades, your brain has completely turned off and you're flipping through whatever magazine you have in the living room as you watch the movie.
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By bernie TOP 100 REVIEWER on Sept. 22 2010
Format: DVD
Looks like Zeus (Sean Bean) has had his lightning bolt, which is his sign of authority, pilfered. He suspects Poor pitiful Percy (Logan Lerman.) Percy who never suspected that he is the son of Poseidon (Kevin McKidd) must pass trials and tribulations including going to Hadês. On the way, he makes new friends as Annabeth (Alexandra Daddario) the Daughter of Gray Eyed Athena. He also comes across many perils such as a medusa (Uma Thurman) that makes you want to look.

I have to confess that I have not read the books or anything relevant about the books before seeing the movie. Of course, with few exceptions movies cannot be the book; movies are usually a pale reflection. Yet some times, they can exceed the books. In this case, I cannot judge. However, I would want to have the movie if only the title matched.

Not comparing to the books the movie is still just a mediocre teen coming of age movie. Percy is reborn by trial of fire. Now what will he do in the next movie?

I only saw the Blu-ray version so I cannot compare.

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By bernie TOP 100 REVIEWER on Aug. 5 2010
Format: Blu-ray
Looks like Zeus (Sean Bean) has had his lightning bolt, which is his sign of authority, pilfered. He suspects Poor pitiful Percy (Logan Lerman.) Percy who never suspected that he is the son of Poseidon (Kevin McKidd) must pass trials and tribulations including going to Hadês. On the way, he makes new friends as Annabeth (Alexandra Daddario) the Daughter of Gray Eyed Athena. He also comes across many perils such as a medusa (Uma Thurman) that makes you want to look.

I have to confess that I have not read the books or anything relevant about the books before seeing the movie. Of course, with few exceptions movies cannot be the book; movies are usually a pale reflection. Yet some times, they can exceed the books. In this case, I cannot judge. However, I would want to have the movie if only the title matched.

Not comparing to the books the movie is still just a mediocre teen coming of age movie. Percy is reborn by trial of fire. Now what will he do in the next movie?

I only saw the Blu-ray version so I cannot compare.
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