Zathura: A Space Adventure

2005

Action / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Sci-Fi

172
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 75%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 50%
IMDb Rating 6.2 10 80418

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Josh Hutcherson as Walter
Tim Robbins as Dad
Dax Shepard as Astronaut
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1hr 41 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Nednehsa 8 / 10

Surprisingly nice. If I was a kid I'd have loved it........

There are quite a few nice things about this film. In particular, Zathura is an aesthetically intelligent film. The makers did a great job of not relying too heavily on CGI; very thoughtful design and effects. The convincing use of miniatures, real sets and chaos/destruction really brought the story to life. True, its a kids movie. But not so much that it annoys, there's a timeless and attractive notion of adventure. Really hearkens back to the glory of 80's kids adventure movies. The film's gadgets and knick-knacks were great. The house and Zathura game-board were both characters in and of themselves, every bit as important as the actors (who did a fine job).

Throughout I felt like I was watching a little of "Time Bandits" mixed with some "Goonies" and maybe some "Hitchikers Guide..." or "House".

Some folks seem ambivalent to the film. That's unfortunate. Up against a lot of the uninspired sh*t that is released these days, Zathura is very successful in creating a fun and visually convincing escape. Half way through the movie I realized that I was waiting/anticipating the film's failure, that it was going to let me down. Never did.

I appreciated the film.

Reviewed by able-lili 1 / 10

Annoying kids, Over acting Astronaut, Mediocre Sister...

Bad casting, lack of chemistry among the 'actors' made an interesting plot sound like a screeching chalk that never ends. The premise of two kids siblings fighting is not new, but at least make one of them sympathetic. The younger kid is a disaster at all levels. That character was not made for the actor who plays it. The astronaut is overplayed, and lacks charm or chemistry with any of the other players. The worse part about it, I kept watching it, trying to see if by a miracle this got better... and it didn't. The Outer Space Animations were spot on. THOSE deserved a better movie to be on.

Reviewed by stormhawk2018 5 / 10

Jumanji meets Star Wars

Following the storyline of the fast-paced "Jumanji" (1995), ten years after, we get this "Zathura, a Space Adventure". And it is impossible to not make comparisons. Two movies A very real game. And some characters forced to play to survive. If in the Robin Williams' film a whole jungle came out of the board, in this adaptation of the story of the same author who inspired "Jumanji", mixing with "The Goonies" (1985), we go to outer space, with all the meteorites, cryogenic cameras, lost astronauts and alien bugs that this entails.

But unlike his older sister, successive runs are happening without much noise, without getting in almost no time to hook the viewer or make him feel some empathy towards the characters. Another weak point of this new incursion in too real games, the characters. While in "Jumanji" we had two adults who put some adventure and seriousness to the game, here the two young protagonists are limited to running, shouting, fighting, and in certain final moments to give us a moralistic mania about the relationship between two brothers.

The right special effects to be a movie for children. The vision of space following the trail of any science fiction movie, achieved without further ado. The intervention of Tim Robbins, wasted, but of course, that could be expected. It seems that he is there to do a favor for the director, or for his children to see him in a film intended for all audiences.

In short, this new version that we wanted to sell taking advantage of the pull that had "Jumanji" in his time, is a failed attempt to resuscitate the myth that this was, a simple entertainment only suitable for children. They will enjoy it.

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