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, all the while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Brandon T. Jackson
A young girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.
Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
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
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The alarm clock that Dave pressed when he was still a kid was a figure of Buzz Light year from the movie Toy Story (1995) which was also produced by Disney. See more »
The Twin Towers are missing from the New York skyline in 2000. See more »
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.
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During the opening credits the sound effects of the Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films sequences are replaced with sound effects from the film (sounds of spell casting and Tesla discharge). See more »
I saw this movie at the world premiere and I had the pleasure of congratulating Jay and Nicolas on this great Disney achievement. I have always been a big movie goer since a young age and enjoy a broad range of films. As of late Disney has not brought forth any movies I have loved till now, and between Jerry Bruckheimer, Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, and Alfred Molina the movie had great chemistry. The music and the fight scenes have Jerry Bruckheimer splashed all over them (can be compared to Pirates of the Caribbean). As for Nicolas Cage, many people I spoke with before and after the movie didn't believe he could pull off the roll of a "Sorcerer," yet his perception of Balthazar Blake as a wise, cunning, determined, witty, heart broken wizard gave the movie such positive energy and strength. Jay was perfect as Dave bringing his classic, nerdy, innocent character, to the table as seen in many of his other films. His character represents Disney's persona of good, and paired with Cage's interpretation of Balthazar there is a plethora of hilarity,and anticipation. Alfred Molina playing the apposing force, Maxim Horvath, provided the movie with just the right amount of darkness to cater to the younger and older generations. Through out the movie Molina's character, Horvath, has a twisted mix of respect and hatred for Cage's character, Balthazar, and the two of them feed off the energy very well to create a great amount of conflict and excitement. These conflicts help detract from the typical corny air that many Disney movies have, because they usually cater to a younger audience. The Sorcerer's Apprentice does cater to a younger audience, but also provides enough action, suspense, and humor to cater to those of the older generation, making it a great family movie. So to anyone who is questioning whether or not to see the film I highly recommend it!!! It is a great modern spin of the Disney Fantasia classic with, comedy, action, suspense, and romance, that makes it appreciable to all. Between the awesome cast, Jerry Bruckheimer, and Jon Turteltaub, the movie represents the real meaning behind the magic of Disney.
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