MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 365 this week

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 97,994 users   Metascore: 46/100
Reviews: 229 user | 231 critic | 34 from Metacritic.com

Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake must find and train Merlin's descendant to defeat dark sorceress Morgana le Fey.

Director:

Writers:

(screen story), (screen story), 4 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 titles
created 17 May 2011
 
a list of 34 titles
created 26 Nov 2011
 
a list of 37 titles
created 22 Feb 2013
 
a list of 34 titles
created 17 Mar 2013
 
a list of 37 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

User Polls

1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Myth (2005)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Martial arts legend Jackie Chan stars as Jack, a world-renowned archaeologist who has begun having mysterious dreams of a past life as a warrior in ancient China. When a fellow scientist ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Tong
Stars: Jackie Chan, Hee-seon Kim, Tony Leung Ka Fai
Thor (2011)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

Directors: Kenneth Branagh, Joss Whedon
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman
DragonHeart (1996)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The last dragon and a disillusioned dragonslaying knight must cooperate to stop an evil king who was given partial immortality.

Director: Rob Cohen
Stars: Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, Dina Meyer
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

Director: Terry Gilliam
Stars: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young movie fan gets thrown into the movie world of his favourite action film character.

Director: John McTiernan
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney
Legend of the Seeker (2008–2010)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

After the mysterious murder of his father, a son's search for answers begins a momentous fight against tyranny.

Stars: Craig Horner, Bridget Regan, Bruce Spence
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc.

Director: Shawn Levy
Stars: Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Ricky Gervais
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

Director: Shawn Levy
Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Amy Adams
TMNT (2007)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The continued adventures of the four adolescent mutated turtles gifted in the art of the ninja, as they attempt to stop a mysterious evil that threatens to end the world.

Director: Kevin Munroe
Stars: Patrick Stewart, Mako, Chris Evans
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.

Director: Thor Freudenthal
Stars: Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995–2001)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Xena, a mighty Warrior Princess with a dark past, sets out to redeem herself. She is joined by small town bard, Gabrielle. Together they journey the ancient world and fight for the greater good against ruthless Warlords and Gods.

Stars: Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads... See full summary »

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson
Stars: Hringur Ingvarsson, Spencer Wilding, Stellan Skarsgård
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
Bennet
...
Veronica
...
...
...
...
Wai Ching Ho ...
Chinese Woman
Jason R. Moore ...
Subway Mugger (as Jason Moore)
...
Young Dave's Pal (as Robert B. Capron)
...
Young Becky (as Peyton Roi List)
Edit

Storyline

Balthazar Blake (Nicolas Cage) is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath (Alfred Molina). Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler (Jay Baruchel), a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness. It'll take all the courage Dave can muster to survive his training, save the city and get the girl as he becomes The Sorcerer's Apprentice. Written by Walt Disney Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

sorcerer | magic | ring | dragon | apprentice | See more »

Taglines:

A job so great, it's magic. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for fantasy action violence, some mild rude humor and brief language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 July 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Sorcerer's Apprentice  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,140,532 (UK) (13 August 2010)

Gross:

$63,143,812 (USA) (22 October 2010)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The idea for the film was largely Nicolas Cage's as he wanted to explore a mystic world with a magical character. See more »

Goofs

Dave playing the songs on the Tesla Coils is actually impossible, but he actually stated that he was only trying to generate plasma, not that they were plasma coils. Therefore, the music played by the Tesla Coils can be justified. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: The war between Sorcerers was fought in the shadows of history, and the fate of mankind rested with the just and powerful Merlin. He told his secrets to three trusted apprentices: Balthazar, Veronica, and Horvath. He should have trusted only two.
See more »

Crazy Credits

There is a very brief (30 seconds or less) scene at the very end. SPOILER: The scene opens in the store Arcana Cabana, where we see the Mickey sorcerer hat under glass, then Horvath's hat, followed by a hand (Obviously Horvath, since we see his cane as well) picking it up and a roach left behind. See more »

Connections

Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 2 August 2010 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

New Life
(2009)
Written by Cedric Lemoyne, Orenda Fink
Performed by Opluss (as O+S)
Courtesy of Saddle Creek
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Potentially good film spoiled by inept comedy and lead actor
4 January 2013 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This fantasy film has a lot going for it: an engaging story, lavish Disney production, the exciting location of New York City, and a talented cast including Nic Cage, Alfred Molina, Jake Cherry and many strong support actors. Unfortunately all this was wasted by casting the dismally tedious Jay Baruchel in the lead role, and demanding that he act in a knockabout comedy style which is jarring and out of place. Cage and Baruchel share many scenes, but they appear to be acting in two different films. Without the incredibly annoying Baruchel and the poor script he was given, this could have been a great (non-comedy) film.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What was your favorite scene? PadawanEricaDawn
Lead guy is just awful oufcrules
'These are not the droids you're looking for' kindnessrules100
movie when is the movie The Sorcerer's Apprentice 2 coming out? carlos8795
why must every hollywood flick have a crappy love story? sectionx
9-11 heatheredman
Discuss The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?