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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

It may be centuries since anyone has taken seriously the power of the Greek Gods. Yet for Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman), their myths are about to become his reality when he gets caught in an ongoing feud between Zeus (Kevin McKidd) and Hades (Steve Coogan), and the mysterious disappearance of Zeus' lightning bolt. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 116
Theater Release: 12 Feb 2010
Video Release: 29 Jun 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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Some of the tales about these ancient deities comes to life through the magic of puppets in Jim Henson’s The Story Teller/ Greek Myths. Pierce Brosnan plays another father who is separated from his child and who must fight the government to get her back in Evelyn. A teen hero must step up to save his people from the clutch of an evil ruler in Eragon. In The Indian in the Cupboard, which is based on a book series by Lynne Reid Banks, a young boy receives an unusual gift for his birthday that brings his plastic toys to life.

Home Video Extra Features

Release Date: 29 June 2010

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightening Thief releases on DVD and Blu-ray with the following bonus extras:

- 5 Extended and Deleted Scenes: The Museum   Grover Photographs Aphrodite,  Int. Pickup Truck   Grover Talks About Zeus’ daughter, Lotus Land Casino   Grover Dances, Lotus Land Casino   Percy, Annabeth and Grover Fight The Guards, and Hades’ Mansion   Hades Talks To Percy.

- Discover Your Powers Quiz

- The Book Comes To Life

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightening Thief on Blu-ray also includes:

- 5 Additional Extended and Deleted Scenes: The Infirmary   Percy Meets Annabeth, Aphrodite’s Daughters   Grover Jumps Into Spa, Int. Bus   Percy Looks At The Map, Auntie Em’s   Medusa Chases Percy, and Lotus Land Casino   Percy Meets 50’s Guy.

- Secrets of the Gods

- Inside Camp Half-Blood

- On Set With Brandon T. Jackson

- Meet The Demigods

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