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Rock Monster (2008)

A group of friends on a backpacking trip through Europe discover a stone with a sword embedded in it. When they remove the sword an ancient rock monster is unleashed.

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A group of friends on a backpacking trip through Europe discover a stone with a sword embedded in it. When they remove the sword an ancient rock monster is unleashed.

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Jason: I need a weapon.
The Colonel: You have one.
Jason: But you don't expect me to fight with this, do you?
The Colonel: You have a sword. You learn how to use it.
Jason: It's just a sword!
The Colonel: No, it is not just a sword. That sword killed the monster once and it can do it again. Study it. Learn how it works and we will all be saved. Now hurry!
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Has a bit of charm
13 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Science fiction movies are almost a dime a dozen, so you need to do something fairly creative. This one simply puts a bit of charm in the movie. It isn't a classic, and I can't understand the votes of "10", but neither can I understand the votes of "1". The characters are fairly engaging, and the movie has its moments. It doesn't exactly have the cohesiveness of a sit down movie, but like most movies made in the last thirty years, it is meant to be viewed while doing housework, chores, or on the elliptical or exercise bike. It is more about scenes and atmosphere. An American in a backwards looking European countryside, straight out of the old vampire days, takes a sword out of a stone, and awakens a rock monster. Not great science, but neither is most Science Fiction. The movie gets a lift in the rating mostly due to the heroine's father, who does a parody of Robert Shaw in "Jaws", almost to the letter. The director had the good sense of humor to show some reactions to his speech, taking advantage of the comic double take. Bits and pieces make this a fairly decent movie. Not exactly memorable, but has some assets.


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