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Hearts In Atlantis

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About the Movie

Based on the best-selling Stephen King novel. This coming-of-age story, set during the Vietnam war, centers around a brilliant but fatherless boy and his mother, whose lives are forever changed by a mysterious man, Academy Award-winner Anthony Hopkins ("Bad Company," "Hannibal") who enlists the aid of the young boy to save his life. Also starring David Morse ("Bait," "Proof of Life"), Anton Yelchin ("Along Came a Spider," "15 Minutes") and Hope Davis ("Arlington Road," "Joe Gould's Secret").

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 136
  • Fresh: 67
  • Rotten: 69
  • Average Rating: 5.7/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: Hicks ... coats the film in a bogus idyllic mist that substitutes cheap sentiment for blunt truth. – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone, Nov 24, 2006

Fresh: The unblinking sympathy for kids struggling with evil and with the strange frequencies of prepubescent passion can, if your defenses are down, lay you out. – Michael Atkinson, Village Voice, Jun 24, 2010

Rotten: The acting is so good, you almost want to forgive the fact that they're not saying anything, and the film has no real point. – Paul Clinton (,, Sep 28, 2001

Fresh: A pungently evocative, beautifully burnished mood piece. – Jay Carr, Boston Globe, Jun 24, 2010

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Customer Reviews

Sweet film for rent

Another great Steven King novel adapted into a film, this sweet tale of a young boy and the trauma's that he faces with his mother, and the simple joy & happiness that can be gotten from a friend. All mixed in with this mystical tale of a man with a secret. Hopkins at his best, a truly good & heart warming film for rental.

good adaption

Now for a book to movie transfer it's alright. I would watch rent or do what ever you would like to do. This movie is fast paced and full of drama and excitement. please give this a chance and give the book a chance.

Worst Adaptation, Ever

I am a huge King fan, and Hearts in Atlantis is one of my most favorite novels by America's greatest novelist. Haveing said this, this is one of the worst adaptations of a Stephen King novel. If i hadnn't read the book first I might have liked it more. I wish the screenplay writer and the director had tried harder to be faithful.

Hearts In Atlantis
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  • $9.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2001

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