A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Release Date: February 12, 2010
DVD Release Date: June 29, 2010
Stats: 18,450 reviews
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February 14, 2010
Harry Potter meets Clash of the Titans and this book translation does pretty good for itself. My daughter and I laughed cringed and enjoyed it all the way through. I then made sure to tell my daughter its a book and she is already to read it!
January 21, 2013
I was positively surprised by this fresh and energetic fantasy adventure from the director Chris Columbus. Even if it cannot bring anything new into fantasy genre it still manages to be thrilling, visually spectacular and quite suspenseful journey between three friends who happen...
July 24, 2012
After jumping from the Harry Potter series, Chris Columbus decides to take on yet another young hero magical fantasy series. This time the Greek gods are being twisted into a hopeful series. The film is what an Americanised Harry Potter would have been like. We get a sassy black ...
April 23, 2012
Even though I am unfamiliar with the source material, it is pretty obvious that someone has been trying to create the next Harry Potter. The idea of taking Greek mythology and bringing it into our world for a teenage audience may even work, giving the right ingredients. Sadly, th...
August 19, 2011
A very predictable film. A bit of nonsense by Chris Columbus, like a parallel of Harry Potter. Good for kid's especially under 11 year olds and under. A lot of fantasy battles and a bit of comedy mixed in. It has some big stars playing minor roles but there is great acting by the...
March 20, 2011
A cheesy and not worthy of the books, but a promising new list of young actors, its not even worthy of looking in the direction of the Potter films.
February 17, 2011
A fantasy film based on a best-selling book series. Chris Columbus directing the first in a possible franchise. Dewy-eyed young stars surrounded by more famous and respected faces. Haven't we been here before?
The differences between Percy Jacson and Harry Potter,...
February 10, 2011
Finalist in the longest title division, Percy Jackson & The Olypians: the Lightning Thief, is all about track star Usain Bolt's escapades at the Olympics... well perhaps it should have been.
Anyway, what we have here is total escapist fare - one of those "park your brain at th...
January 8, 2011
If you're looking for a pristine example of mediocrity, then let Percy Jackson serve as the new definition. From the acting to the special effects to the story, this movie barely registers anything other than a disinterested shrug. Based on a series of young adult books, clearly ...
January 7, 2011fb100000257973100
Before I start reviewing this film, I want to take this time to look back on director Chris Columbus' film history. Two films that will catch your eye is the first two Harry Potter films. Now, being adapted for the screen, they were shockingly very good for being an adaption. All...
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