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The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep

When Angus MacMorrow (Alex Etel) finds an unusual, egg-shaped rock along the shore of the loch, he thinks the discovery can be his little secret. But big trouble emerges after a mysterious, rapidly growing creature hatches out of Angus's treasure. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Theater Release: 24 Dec 2007
Video Release: 07 Apr 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
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Set in 1942 Mississippi, My Dog Skip is the story of another lonely child whose confidence grows when he gets a puppy for his birthday. Alex Etel also plays a youngster who suddenly comes into money when a large bag of bills falls on his playhouse in the movie Millions. Other films about mysterious creatures befriended by boys include Eragon and Mee-Shee the Water Giant.

Dick King-Smith, who penned the book upon which this film is based, authored the novel that inspired the movie Babe as well.

Home Video Extra Features

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep releases as a 2-Disc Special Edition DVD (widescreen and full frame) or in Blu-ray (widescreen). Both versions offer deleted scenes and the following featurettes: Creating Crusoe, Myths and Legends, Setting the Scene, The Characters, The Story and Water Work: Creating the Water Horse. Audio tracks are available in English, French Spanish, Portuguese and Thai, with subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Korean, Thai and Mandarin.

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