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Billy Owens and the Secret of the Runes

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Poorly made Harry Potter wannabe is boring and awful.

Movie NR 2010 84 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 1 parent review

age 15+

Great for the family

Its A really good movie with story and great charters but there is some sex

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (1 ):

This movie is a waste of your time. It's a movie the same way the Yellow Pages is a book. Put another way, the credits say that Mark McNabb is a director, on the presumed assumption that directors oversee and guide audio and visual recordings of people uttering dialogue from a script. However, at a certain point, a line must be drawn in the sand representing a bare minimal standard of quality, and McNabb, his writers, actors, and camera people have failed to meet that standard. By a lot. Don't waste your time on this dreadful adventure. There are so many better choices for kids out there.

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