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Zathura (2005)  link to Zathura on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1840

poster Zathura

IMDb Rating:
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6.2/10 (84903 votes)

Country: USA, 101 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Family

Director(s): Jon Favreau

Video Codec: Unknown

An old and forgotten game develops magical powers in this fantasy for the whole family. Twelve-year-old Walter Budwing (Josh Hutcherson) and his younger brother, Danny (Jonah Bobo), figure they're going to be in for a boring time when their father (Tim Robbins), who was supposed to spend the day with them, is suddenly called away on business, and gives them strict orders not to leave the house. Walter, who doesn't have much use for Danny, is motivated by boredom more than anything else when he agrees to play a board game Danny has found in the basement during a round of hide-and-seek. However, the boys quickly discover the space-themed game Zathura has some unusual qualities -- a roll of the dice unexpectedly launches the Budwing home into outer space, and Walter and Danny are suddenly fending off menacing robots, angry aliens, and showers of interstellar debris outside the Earth's atmosphere. As the boys try to figure out a way back home, they get some unexpected help from an ...



photo Jonah Bobo Jonah Bobo Danny
photo Josh Hutcherson Josh Hutcherson Walter
photo Dax Shepard Dax Shepard Astronaut
photo Kristen Stewart Kristen Stewart Lisa
photo Tim Robbins Tim Robbins Dad

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1