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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

PG-13 | | Action, Fantasy, Horror | 21 August 2013 (USA)
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When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Clary
... Jace
... Alec
... Isabelle
... Simon
... Blackwell
... Pangborn
... Magnus Bane
... Jocelyn
... Alaric / Werewolf
... Dorothea
... Hodge
... Valentine
... Luke
... Brother Jeremiah (as Stephen Hart)
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Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray, discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After the disappearance of her mother, Clary must join forces with a group of Shadow Hunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of fantasy violence and action, and some suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,800,000 (United Kingdom), 21 August 2013

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,336,957, 25 August 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$31,165,421

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$90,565,421
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Trivia

In July 2013 The Hollywood Reporter announced that Sigourney Weaver was in talks to appear in the sequel 'Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes'. This proposed sequel was later scrapped. See more »

Goofs

Jocelyn slams the refrigerator door repeatedly when she is attacked in the kitchen, you see shelves fall off and bottles go with the shelves, when Clary sets the fire and uses the door to protect herself, the shelves and contents are back where they should be. See more »

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[last lines]
Clary Fray: I just don't know how to look at the world anymore. I don't see street and traffic lights and cars. I see demons and angels. Everything's different.
Jace Wayland: The world's the same. You're the one who's different.
Jace Wayland: [starts his motorcycle] Don't you remember what Hodge said?
Clary Fray: What?
Jace Wayland: All the stories are true.
[they ride off together]
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When the Darkness Comes
Written by Colbie Caillat and David Hodges
Performed by Colbie Caillat
Courtesy of Republic Records
Under license from 'Universal Music Enterprises'
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This can't be true:(
31 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

I went to see this movie the other day and since I'm a big fan of the books I was all so excited to actually be able to see my fantasy on the big screen. But as the movie started playing everything went down the hill. They have changed basic dates which play a big part in the whole story since certain events happen at specific time and they actually change the whole story. With the exception of the funny poetry scene with Erik everything else was.. how can I put it politely? Bad. I couldn't even understand the feelings the characters were supposed to be feeling before they were spoken out loud. In the books there is a certain motive, communication-battle- communication-adventure, so you're able to understand what's going on. But in the movie you just don't get it. The movie itself is a spoiler, it gives way too much information which is supposed to stay hidden because it makes the upcoming story more interesting and breathtaking.

In conclusion, I really think that the books had good potential for becoming a movie without changing everything, which unfortunately happened.

(Read the books, they are amazing. and skip the movie)

Dear Hollywood, make a remake.


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