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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Clary Fray (Lily Collins) has no reason to believe she is anything but a normal teenager until her Mom (Jocelyn Fray) is kidnapped by a demon and she begins seeing ghosts. Slowly, her true destiny is revealed and she is enlisted to help save mankind. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 130
Theater Release: 21 Aug 2013
Video Release: 03 Dec 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is rated PG-13: for intense sequences of fantasy violence and action, and some suggestive content.

Director: Harald Zwart
Cast: Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Jemima West
Studio: 2013 Sony Screen Gems
Website: Official site for The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

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