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Now on a true hero’s journey of self-discovery, young Soren and his friends join their mentors in an action-packed battle against the evil Pure Ones to protect not only their freedom, but the very existence of the Guardians of Ga’Hoole, who have sworn an oath to mend the broken, make strong the weak, and vanquish evil.
Fantasy Adventure - While this 3D animated fantasy/adventure is based on a children's book
series and is aimed at a family audience, some intense action scenes
may be too violent for the youngest children and may be of concern to
OPINION OVERVIEW The following is the original "What's Worth
Watching" write-up for this movie.
Based on a theater exit polling of 47 moviegoers:
CHILDREN:GREAT REVIEWS! They all loved "Legend of the Guardians."
TEENS:The two males loved it, as did one of the two females. The other female only rated it average.
TWENTYSOMETHINGS:The two females loved it.
ADULTS:Very good reviews from the males. Over half loved it and the rest enjoyed it very much. The female reviews are slightly better. All but a small percentage of them loved it.
Soren is a young owl enthralled by his father's epic stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, a mythic band of winged warriors who had fought a great battle to save all of owlkind from the evil Pure Ones.
While Soren dreams of someday joining his heroes, his older brother, Kludd, scoffs at the notion, and yearns to hunt, fly and steal his father's favor from his younger sibling. But Kludd's jealousy has terrible consequences—causing both owlets to fall from their treetop home and right into the talons of the Pure Ones. Now it is up to Soren to make a daring escape with the help of other brave young owls. Together they soar across the sea and through the mist to find the Great Tree, home of the legendary Guardians of Ga'Hoole—Soren's only hope of defeating the Pure Ones and saving the owl kingdoms.