Around the World in 80 Days

  • The List
  • 21 August 2009

The little ones will be back at school soon, but if the schizophrenic weather is doing your head in then it may be time for Saturday morning trip to the cinema. This chaotic and silly adaptation of Jules Verne’s novel starring Steve Coogan and Jackie Chan is too long but enjoyable. This is a Take 2 screening, which means that Glasgow Young Scot and Kidz Card holders and an accompanying adult get in free.

GFT, Glasgow on Sat 22 Aug.

Around the World in 80 Days

  • 2004
  • USA
  • 2h
  • PG
  • Directed by: Frank Coraci
  • Written by: David Titcher, David Benullo, David Goldstein, Jules Verne (novel)
  • Cast: Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Cécile de France

Slapstick, comic update of Jules Verne's classic adventure story with an all star cast. Jules Verne's Victorian novel is repackaged as a vehicle for East-West martial arts superstar Jackie Chan and British comedian Steve Coogan with terrible results. Fidelity to Verne is largely abandoned as many characters have been…

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