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The Color of Magic (2008)
"The Colour of Magic" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Comedy | Family  -  23 March 2008 (UK)
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As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey ... See full summary »

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As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey across the Disc. Unknown to them, their journey & fate is being decided by the Gods playing a board game the whole time. Written by Anonymous

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The Alchemist is played by Richard Woolfe - better known for being Director of Programming for Sky One, Sky Two and Sky Three. Sky Televison commissioned the production of both "The Colour of Magic" and "Hogfather". See more »

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When Rincewind pulls the sword from the stone and starts falling backwards, you can see he is holding the sword handle but with no blade. See more »

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Death: Your lifetime is up, Rincewind. I can't hang around all day.
Rincewind: I can. What have you done with the tourist?
Death: Nothing. He was lured by the attraction of the Wyrmberg.
Rincewind: So at least the Patrician won't be sending out his men to kill me just yet then?
Death: There is a distinct possibility that he may not need to.
Rincewind: What are you grinning at?
Death: Oh, I'm sorry. I can't help it. Now, would you be so kind as to let go? It won't hurt.
Rincewind: Being torn to pieces by wolves won't hurt?
Death: It would be over very quickly. And of ...
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It's not epic, but still good!
27 January 2009 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Despite all the "bad" reviews posted here, I guess it all depends on your personal taste. I, for one, loved this movie! But like the tag line says: "It's a pigment of your(!) imagination"

No movie will ever be as good as it's book (or books in this case). However, they did a very good job trying to capture the essence of the books and put it all in this movie.

The movie won't please everyone as you can see from other reviews posted here, but like Sir Pratchett said: "If I've would have written these stories to be a movie, I would have written them very differently".

All in all a good movie which will certainly please most people, regardless if they are familiar with Terry Pratchett or not.


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