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Still shot from the movie: Hugo.


Before the death of his father (Jude Law), Hugo (Asa Butterfield) was shown a remarkable secret. Now living within the walls of a Paris train station, the boy makes little progress understanding the curiosity until he meets a young girl (Chloe Moretz) who appears to hold the key to the mystery. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 127
Theater Release: 23 Nov 2011
Video Release: 28 Feb 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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Stuck in a place where people are always coming and going haunts some of the characters in this movie. In The Terminal, a man without a passport faces similar frustrations.

This movie is based on the illustrated novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret. by Brian Selznick. Other movies inspired by children’s books include Bridge to Terebithia, Because of Winn Dixie and Charlotte’s Web.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: Hugo

Release Date: 28 February 2012

Hugo releases to home video in a Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) and a 3D Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy). Both packages include:

- Shoot the Moon

- The Cinemagician, Georges Méliès

- The Mechanical Man at the Heart of Hugo

- Big Effects, Small Scale

- Sacha Baron Cohen: Role of a Lifetime

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About the Reviewer: Kerry Bennett