Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.
When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming step-sisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.
12-year-old orphan Peter is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and danger, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.
Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.
Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland." Written by
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
When Casey Newton sneaks back into her room her little brother Nate Newton calls out, "Identify yourself," a catchphrase of Disney's movie franchise "Tron." See more »
When Casey is waiting outside Frank's house about an hour into the movie it is raining heavily. When Frank runs out to douse the flames on the heavy machinery the rain has stopped. Frank gets blown back by the force field moments later and he does not get muddy. More importantly while he is laying on the ground you can see the rain begin again and start falling heavily however there is no effect on his clothing. In the subsequent scenes neither his clothes or hair show any sign of being wet/rained on. See more »
Despite that the opening credits for theatrical Disney films has been changed from "Walt Disney Pictures" to just "Disney" since 2011, the opening credit for this movie says "Walt Disney Pictures Presents" like the end credits of "The Lone Ranger" (2013) saying "Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films Presents". See more »
I went and saw this with an open mind because of the mixed response, and I must say I had a blast.
The story is unique, creative and quite compelling. It is original science fiction which we do not get too often. The film is inspired by the Disney park, but at the same time, it's more of it's own thing.
It is well acted and the characters are quite likable and believable. Frank Walker is interesting, entertaining and has a sense of humor. Casey is also an interesting character. I think George Clooney and Britt Robertson portrayed their leading roles very well.
The film is also quite funny at times. During this film, I think I may have laughed more than I usually do at the movies, which is saying something.
I think Brad Bird did a very goo job directing. The visuals are stunning and the special effects, while mostly CGI, are impressive. The action scenes are neat and intense. There is not a single moment where I was bored with the film. It also pays a nice homage to the Sci-fi genre.
The one problem I had with this film is that I was expecting a little more of the "Tomorrowland" place and that the story needed a little more work.
Overall, this was a great film and I highly recommend it to fans of science fiction. Plus, I think it totally puts "The Haunted Mansion" (2003) to shame.
In the end, "Tomorowland" may not fully realize it's potential, but it should be satisfying as a fun and intriguing Disney family sci-fi/adventure comedy thrill ride.
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