The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
  • PG
  • 1h 53m
  • 2010
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Return to a world of wondrous fantasy in the third installment of C. S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia series. Lucy, Edmund and their cousin cross through a painting into Narnia, where they join King Caspian and a mouse aboard the mighty ship “The Dawn Treader.” There, they confront mystical creatures and reunite with the great lion Aslan on a mission that will determine Narnia’s fate!

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Rotten49%
Critics Consensus: Its leisurely, businesslike pace won't win the franchise many new fans, but Voyage of the Dawn Treader restores some of the Narnia franchise's lost luster with strong performances and impressive special effects.
Reviews
Denver Post
Lisa Kennedy
Fresh

Not quite a must-see, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is nonetheless a sturdy outing with many of t...

January 28, 2019
Globe and Mail
Rick Groen
Rotten

Could be an optical illusion, but it seems that a flat, dull movie shot in 3-D just looks flatter...

June 22, 2017
Houston Chronicle
Amy Biancolli
Fresh

The visual splendor is still there, in moderate amounts.

June 22, 2017
Detroit News
Tom Long
Rotten

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is still very much a "Narnia" movie. In o...

June 22, 2017
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Common Sense Says
Engaging third Narnia adventure is fun for tweens and up.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the third Chronicles of Narnia installment is, like its predecessors, a tween-friendly fantasy adventure. In general, you can expect the same level of special effects-heightened battles/violence and minor language as Prince Caspian. While there's little inappropriate content for older elementary-schoolers and up, younger kids may be frightened by a few scenes with a giant sea serpent and others set on an island where people are routinely sacrificed. Like all of the adaptations based on C. S. Lewis' classic books, there are some mild allusions to Christianity, though nothing overtly religious is said (Aslan does reference the "other name" he's called in the regular world). The film offers positive lessons about collaboration, selflessness, and overcoming personal doubts and fears, and the three central kids all grapple with self-worth issues that will be very relatable for tweens. Note: The movie's 3-D images add to the intensity of a few action sequences, particularly the battle with the giant sea snake.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Fantasy, Family
  • Release Date:December 10, 2010
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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