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When a young owl is abducted by an evil Owl army, he must escape with new-found friends and seek the legendary Guardians to stop the menace.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gylfie (voice)
Otulissa (voice)
Marella (voice)
Adrienne DeFaria ...
Eglantine (voice)
Metal Beak (voice)
Barran (voice)
Strix Struma (voice)
Bubo (voice)
Kludd (voice)
Twilight (voice)
Mrs. Plithiver (voice)
Nyra (voice)
Allomere (voice)
Echidna (voice)
Boron (voice)


Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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On his way to finding a legend...he will become one.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some sequences of scary action | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 September 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Guardians of Ga'Hoole  »

Box Office


$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,112,211 (USA) (24 September 2010)


$55,673,333 (USA) (14 January 2011)

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Technical Specs


| (IMAX Version)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Jim Sturgess confessed in an interview that this film is the first 3D film he has ever seen. See more »


Every time the gong at Ga'Hoole is struck, the sound of a bell is heard instead. See more »


Noctus: [back at the Tree of the Guardians] We're so proud of you.
Soren: Dad. They're real.
Noctus: You made them real.
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Crazy Credits

At the very start of the film Soren's father, Noctus, is shown flying through the sky at sunrise passing through the Warner Brothers and Village Roadshow logos, before diving under the film's title. See more »


Featured in At the Movies: Summer Special 2010/11 (2010) See more »


Written by Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry
Performed by Dead Can Dance
Courtesy of 4AD Limited
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13 October 2010 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

I love this movie. It might not be 100% accord to the books but that doesn't matter, the movie is fantastic, now if you liked the movie, go ahead and read the books, you won't be disappointed.

If you young children are easy impressive, you might not like them asking you "but why is the pretty bird doing those bad things?" and stuff like that, just imagine an epic movie, you know: knights, kings, queens and battles, but for children and adults alike, it depends on how much your kids know about epic stories and the implications of war.

The visual designs are awesome and the music is beautiful, it is a great story.

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