MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 238 this week

The Hero of Time (2009)

4.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.4/10 from 112 users  
Reviews: 8 user

Link, after doubting his relation to the people of the Kokiri Forest leaves to find out his real heritage. But he is dragged into becoming the chosen hero to defeat the tyrannical Ganondorf... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 13 May 2012
 
list image
a list of 21 titles
created 28 May 2012
 
a list of 488 titles
created 18 Oct 2013
 
a list of 63 titles
created 04 Mar 2014
 
a list of 1526 titles
created 07 Apr 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "The Hero of Time" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Hero of Time (2009)

The Hero of Time (2009) on IMDb 4.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Hero of Time.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Virgil Bliss (2001)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Virgil Bliss is a man obsessed with living a normal life, finding a good job, marrying a decent woman, and building a family of his own. But as a recently paroled career thief with a ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Maggio
Stars: Clint Jordan, Kirsten Russell, Anthony Gorman
Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Lancelot is sent through time by Merlin to protect young Arthur before he becomes King of Camelot, but by accident, they both end up in present day world along with the villains. Only technology can help them now.

Director: Rubiano Cruz
Stars: Marc Singer, Claudia Christian, John Saxon
The Unwanted (2014)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

In this Southern Gothic retelling of Sheridan Le Fanu's vampire story 'Carmilla,' a young drifter (Christen Orr) arrives in a rural town seeking the whereabouts of the mother she never knew... See full summary »

Director: Bret Wood
Stars: Jane Bass, Kylie Brown, Chris Burns
Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A surreal thriller that follows Paul, a troubled young man who lives in a rural house with his pregnant girlfriend. His world is turned upside down when her sinister mother Agnes arrives at... See full summary »

Director: Colin Downey
Stars: Patrick O'Donnell, Natalia Kostrzewa, Eddie Webber
Arnolds Park (2007)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

In the eyes of his classmates, Francis Larson is nothing more than an overweight social outcast. After being sent to prison when he's forced to confess to the murder, everyone including his... See full summary »

Director: Gene Teigland
Stars: Erik Allen, Randy Baranczyk, Chris Carlson
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A logger drugged with LSD wreaks havoc on tourists.

Director: David Mankey
Stars: Chuck Elm, Kory Harmon, Lea Hay
Forget and Forgive (TV Movie 2014)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

After being left for dead, Anna Walker awakes in the hospital to find she has full blown amnesia.

Director: Tristan Dubois
Stars: Elisabeth Röhm, Tygh Runyan, Neil Napier
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A teenage orphan on a journey of self discovery starts a video journal when he begins to experience black outs and health issues. When his dog is found dead and his girlfriend goes missing his quest turns to discovering who is responsible.

Director: Jason Mills
Stars: Umberto Celisano, Corey Beaulieu, David Lloydy
Path of Destruction (TV Movie 2005)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

The movie opens with a faulty nanotechnology experiment that results in a massive, deadly explosion. The company's CEO manages to sidestep blame by framing a meddling young reporter (... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Furst
Stars: Danica McKellar, David Keith, Chris Pratt
Dead Badge (1994)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Policeman Dan Sampson happens to have the same badge # as deceased policeman Manny Torres, who died while on duty. The circumstances surrounding Torres' death, officially ruled a drug ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Barr
Stars: Angela Alvarado, Christine Avila, Robert Axelrod
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

FBI Agent Parr is going through a bad spell: his partner and best friend has just retired, and his wife has just left him. While investigating a robbery at a gun shop by a paramilitary gang... See full summary »

Director: Serge Rodnunsky
Stars: Michael Ironside, Kawena Charlot, Anthony Michael Hall
God Is Dead (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Director: Jay D. Zimmerman
Stars: Clay Stapleford, Andrea Moore, Chris Whitley
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Blane ...
...
...
Amanda Brawner ...
Michelle Kegley ...
Toan Nguyen ...
James Sutton ...
Lon Waitman ...
Karla Jean Davis ...
Melanie Taylor ...
...
Lead Castle Guard
Laurie Gard ...
Talon's Wife
Dave Campbell ...
Joel Musch ...
Guardian
Sami Watson ...
Talon's Daughter
Edit

Storyline

Link, after doubting his relation to the people of the Kokiri Forest leaves to find out his real heritage. But he is dragged into becoming the chosen hero to defeat the tyrannical Ganondorf and save Hyrule and the imprissoned Princess Zelda.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 December 2009 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$4,500 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Tri-City Independent/Fan Film Festival, in the Washington state, showed the film in October 17th, 2009 See more »

Goofs

When the injured guard walks in on Link and Zelda in the room before they kiss, The guard talks but its clearly not his voice, and his lips are not moving. See more »

Connections

References The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Just appreciate the fact that someone tried to make a film out of this
19 May 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

At first when I saw the trailer for this, I dismissed this immediately thinking that no one, in particular a fan made film could possibly make a decent film out of one the best game franchises ever made. But hey I saw it on youtube and I thought to myself 'well it is a fan made film. I'm not expecting a great film so I'll be open minded'. And I'm glad I did because the film wasn't actually that bad for what it is worth.

First of all, it is based on Ocarina of Time's plot but loosely. They made some changes which I didn't mind. The casting of the actors - David Blane as Link is so so and that wig doesn't help him. He seems to spit out his lines with not much feeling in it. Hannah Fierman as Zelda does an OK job as the princess, though she cries too much in the film and sometimes makes it more laughable than believable. But the chemistry between her and Link I felt was surprisingly there.

A lot of fans of the game will be quick to point out everything they did wrong in this film but for me, I looked more at what they did well. The look of the film was done quite well. The Kokiri Forest was captured very well and it was amazing to see how they managed to do all of it. Saria's casting I thought was done very well and I really liked the actress's performance.

The visual effects - hmmmm well some were very dodgy I will admit. The action scenes feel more like you're watching a school play performed rather than anything real.

Ganondorf - Adam Boyer as the main villain. The make up and costume department did a decent job on him, though often his acting felt a bit forced too much to my liking. Though he does a good job at the evil laugh, in particular in the climatic battle scene.

The music is a highlight. I loved the soundtrack and what they did with a lot of the tunes from the game and it really added to the film.

Essentially, this feels more like a TV movie than a real movie and that is what it is. So if you are open to the fact a game like Zelda would be very difficult to adapt to the screen and make it work, I am quite impressed with this adaptation. Come on - it is a fan made film after all and thus if you simply let yourself go with this film, you might enjoy yourself. It is far from perfect but I still admire the makers for their determination to bring Zelda to the screen.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I didn't think it was that bad thomvic
What if... Box_Mojo
Discuss The Hero of Time (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?