General Information

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Released Year: 2007
Runtime: 127 minutes
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Directors: Matthew Vaughn
Writers: Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn
Casts: Claire Danes, Ian McKellen, Bimbo Hart, Alastair MacIntosh, David Kelly, Kate Magowan, Melanie Hill, Charlie Cox, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Sienna Miller, Henry Cavill, Nathaniel Parker, Darby Hawker, Frank Ellis
IMDB: Stardust (2007) - IMDB

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Ratings


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IMDB Rating: 7.7
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.7

Reviews

88
New York Daily News - Jack Mathews
While it won't rival the Harry Potter movies as a cultural milestone, the luminous, irresistible Stardust is no less industrious at scavenging myths and legends and making something altogether new from the familiar pickings.
75
Entertainment Weekly - Owen Gleiberman
It's the closest the movies have come in a while to the nudgy, knowing fairy-tale enchantment of "The Princess Bride."
75
San Francisco Chronicle - Mick LaSalle
Unlike "Pirates," Stardust is anything but a wretched mess. It's a charming and smartly plotted fantasy.
75
USA Today - Claudia Puig
Stardust lights up the screen with a splendid tale of heroism and romance.

Stardust (2007)


The passage from this world to the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold is through a breach in a wall beside an English village. In the 1800s, a boy becomes a man when he ventures through the breech in pursuit of a fallen star, to prove his love for the village beauty. The star is no lump of rock, it's a maiden, Yvaine. Tristan, the youth, is not the only one looking for her: three witches, led by Lamia, want her heart to make them young; and, the sons of the dead king of Stormhold want her because she holds a ruby that will give one of them title to the throne. Assisting Tristan are his mother, the victim of a spell, and a transvestite pirate of the skies. Will Tristan win his true love?