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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Doctor Parnassus (Christopher Plummer), a storyteller, made a deal with the Devil (Tom Waits). However, his debt needs to be paid by his daughter (Lily Cole) when she turns sixteen. On the eve of that fateful day, the fretting father searches for a way to break the ill-begotten bargain. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 121
Theater Release: 25 Dec 2009
Video Release: 27 Apr 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus is rated PG-13: for violent images, some sensuality, language and smoking.

Director: Terry Gilliam
Cast: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger, Jude Law, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell
Studio: 2009 Sony Pictures Classics
Website: Official site for The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.

Detailed Review

It’s a constant battle between good and evil in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, although it’s not always clear who is winning.

The immortal Dr. Parnassus (Christopher Plummer) is the… 
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Why Is The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Rated PG-13?

Characters, including a teen, repeatedly smoke. Others drink on numerous occasions, often to the point… 
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Talk It Over

After passing through the magical mirror, characters in this film experience their own imaginations. What… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus is a fantasy story that employs many visual effects and… 
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