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Watchmen (Director's Cut)

HD   R Closed Captioning

Zack Snyder

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About the Movie

"Watchmen (Director's Cut)" promises 24 extra minutes of action-packed, effects-laden scenes never before seen in theaters! This multi-layered adventure unfolds as scenes present in the graphic novel finally make the leap to film. A complex, multi-layered mystery adventure, "Watchmen" is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the Doomsday Clock--which charts the USA's tension with the Soviet Union--moves closer to midnight. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover a plot to kill all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion--a disbanded group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers--Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future. Their mission is to watch over humanity...but who is watching the Watchmen?

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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65%
  • Reviews Counted: 300
  • Fresh: 193
  • Rotten: 107
  • Average Rating: 6.3/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: Zack Snyder's film version of Watchmen is a grim and grisly excursion into comic-book mythology. – A.O. Scott, New York Times, Jun 10, 2014

Fresh: I think Snyder and his writers channel moments of the humanity and humor that's always present in Moore's work. – Andrew O'Hehir, Salon.com, Jun 10, 2014

Fresh: Snyder's film is a breath-taking epic, a compelling thriller and an ensemble character piece, far beyond our expectations of the genre. – Simon Foster, sbs.com.au, Jul 16, 2013

Fresh: The film is a ballsy, brainy, and thoroughly bloody examination of human nature, pop culture and 'the good old days' that never were. – Simon Miraudo, Quickflix, Oct 22, 2014

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Customer Reviews

omg i love this movie

first review

Watchmen.

Great movie. Stunning special effects. I recommend this! (Just came out like 1 minute ago on itunes...) :D

Watchmen... the best movie ever!

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