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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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Stephen Marcus, who plays Broadman the Bartender in this film, also plays Banjo in Hogfather (2006). And Nigel Planer plays Mr. Sideney in Hogfather and Arch Astronomer in Colour of Magic. See more »

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David Bradley's (Cohen) teeth can be seen in several shots before Cohen gets his dentures. See more »

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Rincewind: That's old Twoflower for you. He just appreciates beauty in his own way. I mean, if a poet sees a daffodil, he stares at it and then writes a long poem. But Twoflower would wander off and buy a book on botany, and then as he reads it he would tread on the daffodil.
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Meat pies! Hot sausages! Inna bun! So fresh the pig h'an't noticed they're gone
20 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved the movie. I saw that people gave comments like "it didn't live up to the accuracy and quality of Hogfather", but what would you expect? Nothing is perfect, and I can't say as a big Discworld fan that I didn't have a lot of fun watching this movie.

I loved all the characters in it, even if they didn't look anything like I had them in my mind.. It is just so great to actually see a movie like this that I am more than willing to forgive little mistakes and changes and enjoy it for what it is.

Great scenery, really amazing, especially for a TV movie. Most of the CGI was very good (except the dragon). Loved the costumes and sets and also the acting was outstanding. All in all, I could not have hoped for anything better and am looking forward to the next adaption, the (currently) latest novel Going Postal. Could've used some CMOT though.. Still a 10 out of 10.


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