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The Color of Magic 

The Colour of Magic (original title)
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The Discworld - a magical realm quite unlike, yet hauntingly familiar to, ours - has got it's first tourist... See full synopsis »
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The Discworld - a magical realm quite unlike, yet hauntingly familiar to, ours - has got it's first tourist... See full synopsis »

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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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Death: I was at a party, you know.
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Both episodes had the same end-credits cast list although some characters only appeared in one episode. See more »

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Follows Hogfather (2006) 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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