• 2009
  • US
  • 2h 41min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Zack Snyder
  • Cast: Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Patrick Wilson
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Film version of Alan Moore's 1985 New York City-set graphic novel, which saw a group of costumed vigilantes who became outlawed in 1977 remember the good old days when they could mete out justice in the city. Classic pulp dialogue has been kept, some of the camera angles are exactly the same as the animated drawings - essentially Snyder has filmed the comic book. A faithful, atmospheric and entertaining adaptation.

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5 Mar 20093 stars

SCI FI/THRILLER Considering that Alan Moore’s Watchmen was believed unfilmmable. Director Zach Snyder has done a sterling job in bringing Moore’s influential graphic novel to the big screen. Snyder worked with comic book scribe Frank Miller on 300 and…

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