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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

 -  Action | Adventure | Family  -  16 May 2008 (USA)
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The Pevensie siblings return to Narnia, where they are enlisted to once again help ward off an evil king and restore the rightful heir to the land's throne, Prince Caspian.

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Storyline

The four Pevensie children return to Narnia, only to discover that hundreds of years have passed since they ruled there, and the evil King Miraz has taken charge. With the help of a heroic mouse called Reepicheep, and the exiled heir to the throne, Prince Caspian, they set out to overthrow the King, once again with Aslan's help. Written by comicfan

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narnia | king | prince | evil king | horn | See more »

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Everything you know is about to change. [Australia theatrical] See more »


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Rated PG for epic battle action and violence | See all certifications »

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16 May 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Las crónicas de Narnia: El príncipe Caspian  »

Box Office

Budget:

$225,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£4,060,532 (UK) (27 June 2008)

Gross:

$141,614,023 (USA) (29 August 2008)
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Trivia

When the Pevensie children arrive at Aslan's How, they are shown a cavern with wall paintings of scenes from the first film. As they leave the tunnel, the camera lingers on a painting of Mr Tumnus and the lamppost, and the score plays a brief snippet of the Narnian lullaby that Tumnus played for Lucy. See more »

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(at around 40 mins) In the scene where catapults are being built, there is a two-person saw in use. In actual use, the worker "in the pit" below the sawn log should be covered in sawdust and wood shavings. However, the actor in the shot is clean. See more »

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Susan Pevensie: [aiming her bow and arrow at the Telmarines who have Trumpkin tied up in their boat] Drop him!
[They toss Trumpkin in the water. Susan shoots one Telmarine and he falls overboard; the other leaps over the side and swims away]
Trumpkin: [to Susan, after being rescued] Drop him? That's the best you can come up with?
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Referenced in Bum Reviews: Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) See more »

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Lucy
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Simply amazing
14 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was fortunate enough to be invited to a screening in Washington, DC prior to release. This production has what it takes. Great production, true to the story line, lots of nail biting and fascinating.

It never felt like it was over two hours. I'd have to say that Walden did an amazing job of staying true to the storyline and that Disney's magic is back. I will recommend this movie and absolutely plan on adding the DVD to my library when it comes out. I may even go and pay to see it again.

The only recommendation I have is to continue with the other 5 books. I've seen every one of the productions of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, and it took Disney to make it right. Now they've continued with Prince Caspian, and I'm anything BUT disappointed. As long as the storyline and production keep improving, it can only get better.


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