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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 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

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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

Rupert Sanders' insistence on realism in scale, meant minimal miniature model work. The huge castle in the enchanted forest, for example, took six months to construct. The gigantic trebuchet, consisting of a metal skeleton interior and wooden exterior, weighed 6.5 tons. See more »

Goofs

Ravenna pronounces her name with a short 'e' sound, to rhyme with 'Jenna'. But in flashback scenes, her mother pronounces her name multiple times with a long 'ee' sound, to rhyme with 'Tina'. 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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Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.153 (2012) 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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Don't believe the hype - This ones a snoozefest. Stiff acting, very bad pacing.
4 June 2012 | by Theedg3See all my reviews

The trailers were great, they got me interested, had me excited to finally see Snow White And The Huntsman but my excitement quickly turned to disappointment. The movie starts off well showing you how the Queen came to power and did a good job of introducing her to the audience but it fell apart soon after that.

The acting was very stiff throughout the film, I believe Kristen Stewart was miscast for the part of Snow White, she doesn't have the acting chops to play even a semi serious role like this one. She should stick to the Twilight series.

The pacing of the film also just felt off. Their are a lot of anti climatic scenes such as the ending, it just leaves you wanting more or wondering what they could of done to make this a better movie.

Dialogue throughout the movie was pretty bad as well, people in my theater only laughed once or twice and that was during a scene that wasn't even intended to be funny.

Most critics praised Therons performance, but she really just whined the entire time and was over the top, she didn't really deliver, but she was the best part of the film.

4/10


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Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 2012 (USA) See more »

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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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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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