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Rise of the Guardians

  PG HD Closed Captioning

Peter Ramsey

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Plot Summary

A fun-filled magical story about the legendary guardians– Jack Frost (Chris Pine), the Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman), Santa Claus, and the Tooth Fairy- together for the first time! When the evil boogeyman Pitch (Jude Law) threatens to take over the world, it’s up to our beloved heroes to protect the hopes and dreams of all children. It’s a dazzling and heartwarming family film.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 146
  • Fresh: 108
  • Rotten: 38
  • Average Rating: 6.5/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: Like most children's movies, Rise of the Guardians mimics the patterns of adult entertainment. Where is the magic in that? – Mary F. Pols, TIME Magazine, Nov 22, 2012

Fresh: In one of the best, brightest, most beautifully realised and visually sumptuous tentpole animation films of the absolute joy to behold, as lovingly made a piece of corporate entertainment as you're likely to find at the multiplex. – Jim Schembri, 3AW, Dec 26, 2012

Fresh: Rise of the Guardians is both reasonably quirky and mildly serious. It wants children to believe there's more to animation than fast food tie-ins. – Craig Mathieson, The Sunday Age, Dec 12, 2012

Fresh: This lovely fantasy has been brought to beautiful 3D life by Peter Ramsey, the visual effects are really something. – Margaret Pomeranz, At the Movies (Australia), Dec 12, 2012

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Customer Reviews

Definition of Underrated

This movie will go down in history, along the likes of "The Iron Giant" and "Treasure Planet", as not being appreciated upon it's original release. This is a simply gorgeous movie on all levels, and I for one am sad it wasn't even nominated in the Oscars.


Deserves to be more popular, a great movie

Simply Amazing!

How many movies can you say were, just perfect; this is one of them. The director, the voice actors, the animators, and the author.
There is much love, magic, and integrity that went into this movie. If you have seen it, then you loved it; if you didn’t; you better see this immediately ! My children, and I adore this classic. Share it with your family.

Rise of the Guardians
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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Action & Adventure
  • Released: 2012

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