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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  28 May 2010 (USA)
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A young fugitive prince and princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic sand inside to reverse time.



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Set in the mystical lands of Persia, a rogue prince and a mysterious princess race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time -- a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world. Written by Walt Disney Pictures

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 May 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Prince of Persia  »

Box Office


$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,371,066 (UK) (21 May 2010)


$90,755,643 (USA) (17 September 2010)

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2.35 : 1
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Based on the video game of the same name See more »


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[first lines]
Tus: [voiceover] Long ago in a land far away, there once rose an empire that stretched from the steppes of China to the shores of the Mediterranean. That empire was Persia. Fierce in battle, wise in victory. Where the Persian sword went, order followed. The Persian king, Sharaman, ruled with his brother, Nizam, upon the principles of loyalty and brotherhood.
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Written and Performed by Azam Ali and Ramin Torkian (as Loga Ramin Torkian)
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User Reviews

Good Movie - as a Fan i enjoyed it.
12 May 2010 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

As a Prince of Persia fan i enjoyed this movie. The Park our scenes were stunning. There is a lot of Action in this movie which is in my view a good decision. If you are looking for a some good Swords battles you will enjoy this Movie. the different Assassins characters were also a interesting part of this Movie. I have to mention that Disney done a great job with the atmosphere Music in this Movie. I think Disney did a great job with this movie,at first i was very skeptical with Disney producing it. But with Pirates of the Caribbean and Prince of Persia I'm very satisfied with Disney's quality as a big blockbuster Movie Producer. Overall it was a Good Movie, i will buy the Blue ray version of it.

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