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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

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The Pevensie siblings return to Narnia, where they are enlisted to once again help ward off an evil king and restore the rightful heir to the land's throne, Prince Caspian.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Barnes ... Prince Caspian
Georgie Henley ... Lucy Pevensie
Skandar Keynes ... Edmund Pevensie
William Moseley ... Peter Pevensie
Anna Popplewell ... Susan Pevensie
Sergio Castellitto ... Miraz
Peter Dinklage ... Trumpkin
Warwick Davis ... Nikabrik
Vincent Grass ... Doctor Cornelius
Pierfrancesco Favino ... General Glozelle
Cornell John ... Glenstorm (as Cornell S. John)
Damián Alcázar ... Lord Sopespian (as Damian Alcazar)
Alicia Borrachero ... Prunaprismia
Simón Andreu ... Lord Scythley (as Simon Andreu)
Predrag Bjelac ... Lord Donnon (as Pedja Bjelac)
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Storyline

A year has passed by since the Pevensie children stepped through the wardrobe. In Narnia, centuries have passed since the defeat of the White Witch. Now the foursome are sent back to Narnia to find that everything was destroyed and the Narnia they once knew is gone forever. They come to aid the young Prince Caspian, who is leading a group of Old Narnians to wage war against his malicious uncle Miraz, who rules Narnia with an iron fist. Will they succeed? When will Aslan return? Written by Blazer346

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Rated PG for epic battle action and violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$225,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$55,034,805, 18 May 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$141,621,490, 4 September 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$419,651,413
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This is a rare instances of Peter Dinklage playing a non-human fantasy figure. Dinklage has stated that before his breakthrough role in Game of Thrones (2011), he was usually offered roles as dwarfs or other fantasy figures due to his short stature, but he always declined out of fear that he would be typecast. See more »

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In the final battle, the Telmarines have invented a perpetual motion machine! That catapults have the lighter arm (after releasing the boulder) coming down to launch another boulder. Physically, the heavier arm would stay on the ground, preventing it from working. See more »

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King Miraz: [as Peter holds a sword to his throat] What's the matter, boy? Too cowardly to take a life?
Peter Pevensie: [Peter puts down the sword] It's not mine to take.
[He turns and hands his sword to Prince Caspian]
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Alternate Versions

The original theatrical version of this film was released by Walt Disney Pictures, but all television, video, and theatrical re-issue versions of the film are distributed by 20th Century Fox. As a result, the current version in circulation opens with a 20th Century Fox logo. This happened as a result of Disney deciding against its distribution deal when it expired in 2010; Walden Media sold its share of the rights to 20th Century Fox that year. See more »

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More LOTR than CSL but still great fun
28 June 2008 | by yoel_marsonSee all my reviews

Taking kids to the cinema can sometimes be painful but this trip was as much for me as them; i have read the book countless times and have just finished it with my eldest daughter.

The film was more LOTR than CS Lewis and don't know what he would have made of this interpretation. There was just enough in common with the book as to transfer the empathy that i have built with the characters over the last 25 years. There were some changes and original scenes that were totally unnecessary and the tone of the movie was much darker and action oriented than the book.

The upside is that aside from that it was a very well made film, almost up there with LOTR in terms of great fantasy and infinitely more appealing to anyone over 12 years old than Harry Potter.

After fictitiously originating the pevensies from finchley in the 1st movie, he has now made the telmarines Spanish and that sort of worked OK. The pevensies and caspian were close to what i would have imagined and the supporting cast of dwarfs and mice were excellent.

Another 2 years to wait till Voyage of the Dawntreader; would have liked to have seen Horse and his boy next. Mind you, in theory that could be done in 10 years time with the same actors.

All in all, a great improvement on the lion, the witch and the wardrobe.


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