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Still shot from the movie: The Lovely Bones.

The Lovely Bones

The Salmon family (Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz and Susan Sarandon) is struggling to deal with grief and fear after the disappearance of their 14-year-old daughter and granddaughter. Meanwhile Susie (Saoirse Ronan), who is caught somewhere in the afterlife, watches and wishes she could tell them who murdered her. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 135
Theater Release: 15 Jan 2010
Video Release: 20 Apr 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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In The Invisible, a boy is caught in limbo between death and life until he can help those who can’t see him solve the mystery behind his disappearance. In Changeling another mother desperately seeks information about her missing son, even though a boy claiming to be her child has been returned to her. Stanley Tucci has a long resume of movie characters, including many who are far less ominous than George Harvey. He plays the husband of chef Julia Child in Julie & Julia, a political campaign manager in Swing Vote and a power hungry airport director in The Terminal.

The Lovely Bones is based on the novel by Alice Sebold.

Home Video Extra Features

The Lovely Bones releases to DVD and Blu-ray on April 20, 2010.
The Lovely Bones on Blu-ray includes:
- Filming The Lovely Bones (A production diary hosted by Peter Jackson and Philippa Boyens that follows the film’s shoot and post-production work on the visual effects.)

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