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The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)

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Ancient mysteries. Powerful evil. And a fearless hero's quest through a fantastical realm of steam-powered wonders and sinister magic...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aneurin Barnard ... Mariah Mundi
Michael Sheen ... Charity
Lena Headey ... Monica
Sam Neill ... Otto Luger
Ioan Gruffudd ... Charles Mundi
Keeley Hawes ... Catherine Mundi
Xavier Atkins ... Felix Mundi
Mella Carron Mella Carron ... Sacha
Vincenzo Pellegrino Vincenzo Pellegrino ... Grendel
Brian Nickels Brian Nickels ... Grimm (as Brian Sonny Nickels)
Oliver Stark ... Glocky Boy
Tristan Gemmill ... Isambard Black
Daniel Wilde Daniel Wilde ... Cleavy
Rory Mullen Rory Mullen ... Sacha's Father
Sule Rimi ... Chef
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Ancient mysteries. Powerful evil. And a fearless hero's quest through a fantastical realm of steam-powered wonders and sinister magic... In THE ADVENTURER: THE CURSE OF THE MIDAS BOX, seventeen-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing monsters, deadly secrets and a long-lost artifact that grants limitless wealth - but also devastating supernatural power. With the fate of his world, and his family at stake, Mariah will risk everything to unravel the Curse of the Midas Box! Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for adventure action and violence, some peril and brief smoking | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | Spain | Belgium

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,756, 10 January 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,756, 10 January 2014
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Auro 11.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The hotel stayed in by the family at the beginning of the movie is The Royal Bristol Marriott Hotel, BS1, Bristol, UK. See more »

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Family Fantasy Fun!
16 January 2014 | by wesrybSee all my reviews

I don't understand why this film has received such poor reviews. I personally thought it was a magically fun viewing experience.

The key ingredient to enjoying this film, like other successful films in the past: "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and "National Treasure", is if one can imagine archaeological antiquities holding unimaginable super powers...the door is opened.

The story line was thus believable, production values were high, music kept the pace, and the acting was superb. Aneurin Barnard was fantastic as 'Mariah Mundi'! He has such an interesting and emotional look with the acting chops to really pull off this role (I also loved him in "The White Queen"). Michael Sheen totally pulled of the character of 'Captain Will Charity'. He was hilarious and deeply serious all at the same time. Watch him in "Unthinkable" some time and witness what this thespian has to offer. Lena Headley has cemented her role as a self- seeking witch (I LOVE GAME OF THRONES, but she always plays the 'Cersi' role..branch out babe!). Sam Neil was great as always. And I must give props to the young Xavier Atkins for his portrayal of 'Felix', he was great.

Overall, if you let your children watch films like "Hugo", they will enjoy this one!


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