In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

LOTR copycat is so bad it's good -- for laughs.

PG-13 2008 124 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+

This is not a copy of LOTR

I really like the film and I don't really care what the film critics think about it. It should be seen as a fun romp with Dungeon Siege Ehb characters. Those who see it as a copy of any other movie really should know that it is NOT. If you judge it against other fantasy movies and find it lacking then so be it. Magic users are part of many Role Playing Games (RPGs) not just Dungeon Siege. As I have said it should be seen as a fun romp and judged accordingly.
age 10+


Watched this with my ten year old son, who does not like overly violent or gorey films, blood makes him feel sick, we both loved it, yes it's very similar to Lord of the rings 're storey line but simpler and easier to watch, sometimes that is a good thing when you do not want to have to concentrate too hard or constantly explain overly complex storey lines, really do no get the bad reviews, also think it holds lots of morale, never give up and stand up for what you believe etc....

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