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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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Richard da Costa never got any actual screen time in human form, he was either in the Librarian's Organ Utan suit or inside the Luggage. He was almost filmed as a comedy mime artist (he had been to make-up and wardrobe) but in the end there wasn't time to shoot that scene. See more »

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When Rincewind and Twoflower are tied back-to-back, Rincewind says that "if complete and utter chaos was lightning, then you [Twoflower] would be the sort to stand on a hilltop in a thunderstorm wearing wet copper armor shouting 'All gods are idiots'."; you can tell by the way his mouth moves, however, that he actually says 'All gods are bastards', which is consistent with how it is worded in the novel. See more »

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Not that bad..
28 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not as bad as some on this site say. I am a huge Terry Pratchett fan, I have read all the Discworld books and few of his other books. While this movie/TV special doesn't really live up to the books, it isn't half bad. I enjoyed revisiting the story with some pretty snazzy special effects- even if some of the subtle humor was lost (or was it just very very subtle?) I have to admit that many of the jokes in the books I probably miss. I know sometimes it takes 10 pages before I realize he's just made a joke, which makes me feel stupid, and then I laugh at myself for being stupid. Sometimes I don't even catch them till the second reading! This movie/TV show (or whatever it is) doesn't really have that feeling.

If you are a fan of Terry, i say you should watch it, if your not.. then go buy one of his books and read that before deciding to watch the movie.


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