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The Three Investigators and the Secret of Terror Castle (2009)

Jupiter Jones refuses to attend the surprise party his friends throw against his expressed wished. However he loves investigating an intruder, who gets away but without the clue he came ... See full summary »

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Stephen Terrill / Victor Hugenay
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Uncle Titus
Catherine Cooke ...
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Jupiter Jones refuses to attend the surprise party his friends throw against his expressed wished. However he loves investigating an intruder, who gets away but without the clue he came looking for. It leads to another Californian ghost town and its "castle's" secret, which links to orphan Jupiter's parents. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated PG for action, peril and some suggestive material | See all certifications »
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The movie itself has nothing to do with the books, except for the characters. There isn't any resemblance to the storyline from the first Three Investigators book and this. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie the Rolls Royce is seen driving on the right side of the road. At the end of the movie, as the boys return from their trip, the Rolls drives on the left side, which is wrong for California, but correct for South Africa, where the movie was filmed. See more »

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Jupiter Jones: Time to apply Rule 38.
Bob Andrews: Maybe you should try printing out a little book with all this stuff in it.
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the three investigators find a mystery video left by some familiar faces, which leads them investigate the mystery of terror castle
8 January 2010 | by See all my reviews

As a child I read many of the three investigators books, being my favourite series. Discovering that a film had been made about the characters I had grown to love was wonderful, but would it live up to my expectations? Sadly, it was a little disappointing. There was good action, and Im sure children will find it entertaining, but I feel much of the treasures in the book are missing. The exciting headquarters, hidden in the midst of a junk yard, only accessible by several mysterious tunnels is reduced to a caravan out in the open. Jupiter Jones, a brilliant mind, full of sharp remarks and the lead role in the book is barely intelligent and just dull and grey. The dialogue was also put together without giving much sense of feeling. Its not a big Hollywood production, so hats of for what they achieved, and I'm glad for the chance to have watched the books come to life.


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