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Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1 June 2012 (USA)
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In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.

Director:

Rupert Sanders

Writers:

Evan Daugherty (screenplay), John Lee Hancock (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristen Stewart ... Snow White
Chris Hemsworth ... The Huntsman
Charlize Theron ... Ravenna
Sam Claflin ... William
Sam Spruell ... Finn
Ian McShane ... Beith
Bob Hoskins ... Muir
Ray Winstone ... Gort
Nick Frost ... Nion
Eddie Marsan ... Duir
Toby Jones ... Coll
Johnny Harris ... Quert
Brian Gleeson ... Gus
Vincent Regan ... Duke Hammond
Liberty Ross ... Snow White's Mother
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Storyline

Snow White, imprisoned daughter of the late king, escapes just as the Magic Mirror declares her the source of the Evil Queen's immortality. The Queen sends her men, led by a local huntsman, to bring her back. But upon her capture, the huntsman finds he's being played and turns against the Queen's men, saving Snow White in the process. Meanwhile, Snow's childhood friend, William, learns that she is alive and sets off to save her. Written by G.C. Bendixen

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Fairytale is Over.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and brief sensuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Kristen Stewart admitted while filming the fight scenes, she had to overcome a fear of horses, dating back to a mishap at nine years old, in which she sustained a fractured elbow. See more »

Goofs

Ravenna plucks a yellow primrose flower from a tree branch and turns it to ash in her hand. Primroses do not grow on trees. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
The Huntsman: [narration] Once upon a time, in deep winter, a queen was admiring the falling snow, when she saw a rose blooming in defiance of the cold. Reaching for it she pricked her finger and three drops of blood fell. And because the red seemed so alive against the white she thought, "If only I had a child as white as snow, lips as red as blood, hair as black as a raven's wings, and all with the strength of that rose." Soon after a daughter was born to the queen and was named Snow White.
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Alternate Versions

The Extended Version contains 5 new scenes and runs ~4 minutes longer than the Theatrical Version. See more »


Soundtracks

Breath of Life
Written by Florence Welch and Isabella Summers
Performed by Florence and the Machine (as Florence + The Machine)
Produced by Isabella Summers
Orchestra and Choir Arranged by James Newton Howard
Recorded by Shawn Murphy, Ben Roulston, Peter Cobbin (as Pete Cobbin)
Mixed by Sam Okell
Florence + The Machine appears courtesy of Universal/Island Records
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A Visual Masterstroke!
13 June 2013 | by namashi_1See all my reviews

Based on the German fairy tale Snow White, 'Snow White and the Huntsman' is A Visual Masterstroke, that comes across a delight to the eyes. And even in terms of story-telling, this dark adaptation gets it right.

'Snow White and the Huntsman' Synopsis: In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.

'Snow White and the Huntsman' is gorgeous to look at. Each Frame looks magical thanks to the magnificent Cinematography by Greig Fraser & The Fantastic Graphics, that compliment the film.

Evan Daugherty, John Lee Hancock & Hossein Amini's Screenplay gives a twist in the tale of Snow White, making it dark & violent, but that works on its advantage, as its refreshing. Rupert Sanders Directs this fantasy-adventure superbly. His execution, in terms of visuals, is ovation worthy. Costume & Art Design are flawless.

Performance-Wise: Kristen Stewart as Snow White, delivers a sincere performance. Charlize Theron as Queen Ravenna, is purely evil. Chris Hemsworth as Eric the Huntsman, is fantastic. Ian McShane as Beith, Bob Hoskins as Muir, Johnny Harris as Quert, Toby Jones as Coll, Eddie Marsan as Duir, Ray Winstone as Gort & Brian Gleeson as Gus, are lovable as The Dwarfs.

On the whole, 'Snow White and the Huntsman' is a certainly a story worth watching.


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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$56,217,700, 3 June 2012

Gross USA:

$155,332,381

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$396,592,829
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Runtime:

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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