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Jack the Giant Slayer
Nicholas Hoult and Ewan Mcgregor




Overview -
The beloved fairy tale JACK AND THE BEANSTALK gets the big-screen treatment courtesy of director Bryan Singer (VALKYRIE) and screenwriters Darren Lemke (SHREK FOREVER AFTER), Christopher McQuarrie (THE USUAL SUSPECTS), and Dan Studney in this fantasy adventure about a naïve farm boy who attempts to rescue a beautiful princess from a race of vengeful giants. When Jack (Nicholas Hoult) inadvertently opens a passageway that allows giants to cross into our reality, the towering titans stake their claim on the world of humans. Should they succeed, Jack's kingdom will be but the first of many to fall. Now, in order to save his people and rescue a noble princess, Jack must summon every ounce of bravery to drive out the invading giants.

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Overview

The beloved fairy tale JACK AND THE BEANSTALK gets the big-screen treatment courtesy of director Bryan Singer (VALKYRIE) and screenwriters Darren Lemke (SHREK FOREVER AFTER), Christopher McQuarrie (THE USUAL SUSPECTS), and Dan Studney in this fantasy adventure about a naïve farm boy who attempts to rescue a beautiful princess from a race of vengeful giants. When Jack (Nicholas Hoult) inadvertently opens a passageway that allows giants to cross into our reality, the towering titans stake their claim on the world of humans. Should they succeed, Jack's kingdom will be but the first of many to fall. Now, in order to save his people and rescue a noble princess, Jack must summon every ounce of bravery to drive out the invading giants.

Main Cast & Crew

Bryan Singer - Director
Nicholas Hoult
Ewan McGregor
Eleanor Tomlinson
Stanley Tucci
Warwick Davis
Ian McShane
Bill Nighy
Ewen Bremner
John Kassir
Mingus Johnston

 

Details

DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 114
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 794043157714
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA) (intense scenes of fantasy action violence, some frightening images and brief language)
  • Release Date: June 2013

Related Categories:
Movies > Action/Adventure

Related Keywords:
Adventure
Fantasy
Kidnapping And Missing Persons
Fantasy Worlds

 

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Reviews:
"[I]t's well made, attractively cast and has some lively as well as ghoulish moments..." - 02/26/2013 Hollywood Reporter


3.5 stars out of 4 -- "JACK THE GIANT SLAYER is a rousing, original and thoroughly entertaining adventure." - 02/27/2013 Chicago Sun-Times


"As Jack, Nicholas Hoult gives this bean-crazy farm boy a glint of mischief that matches up well with Ewan McGregor, as the heroic knight Elmont." - 03/14/2013 Rolling Stone


"Luckily, the Big Unfriendly Giants are a hoot, individually characterised like big bad versions of The Hobbit’s dwarves...they’re enormous fun." - 03/15/2013 Empire

 

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