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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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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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Although this film was quite successful (nearly US$420M box-office on a budget of US$225M), it was far from the blockbuster success of the first film. As a result, Disney declined co-production on the rest of the series. The next film in the series, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010), was co-produced by Walden Media and a new creative partner, 20th Century Fox. See more »

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When Caspian enters Miraz's room at night, during the castle raid, the camera pulls out to a shot where Caspian is standing over Miraz in bed. A camera shadow is visible on Caspian's shoulder. See more »

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[after Edmund bests Trumpkin in a sword fight]
Trumpkin: Beards and bedsteads! It looks like that horn worked after all.
Susan Pevensie: What horn?
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Things Never Happen the Same Way Twice
8 August 2009 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

When Queen Prunaprismia (Alicia Borrachero) delivers a baby boy, King Miraz (Sergio Castellitto) orders his soldiers to kill Prince Caspian (Ben Barnes); however his tutor gives Susan's magic horn to him telling that he should blow is his life is in danger and asks him to ride to the forest. However he is chased by the Telmarian soldiers and he summons the Pevensie siblings. They discover that hundred of years have passed in Narnia and they join Prince Caspian to lead the people of Narnia against the evil King Miraz. When the battle begins, the siblings send Lucy to seek out Aslan, otherwise they will not win the powerful Telmarian army.

I expected to like "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" more than I did. The special effects are top-notch, but the story has a poor development of characters and the unoriginal final battle gives a sensation of déjà vu to the viewer with the excessive use of CGI. But the greatest problem is the weak lead cast: the four siblings and Prince Caspian are performed by the wooden and unknown young actors and actresses that are too weak for the lead roles. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "As Crônicas de Nárnia – Príncipe Caspian" ("The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian")


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