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The Book of Life [2 Discs] [Blu-ray/DVD] [2014]-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 3317 reviews

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  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Terrific to look at, but...

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    FastDen
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    "The Book of Life" is one of the most visually arresting animated films in some time, but unfortunately the story and script don't measure up. The story is hard-to-follow and unengaging (children will most likely be confused or just bored), and the script struggles to bring the characters to life with personality and genuine humor. The Latin American literary genre of Magic Realism is very hard to translate into film ("Like Water for Chocolate" is one of the few that succeeded, and brilliantly at that), but it would seem that animation would be the ideal format for doing so. "The Book of Life" sadly misses the mark.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    NOt what I expected

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    spartacko
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    The Media Praised as a formidable movie. But it is not what I expected of it. I do not like musical movies and this one has a lot of it. the characters are greatly exaggerated. In my opinion, they are grotesque. Tale is not so bad. Picture and sound is great in Blu-ray.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Semi Good movie

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    llcoolnes
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    I bought this movie because a friend told me it was real good, I watch about 10 minutes and I turned it off, it didn't catch my interest, maybe I should give it another shot.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Fun movie, not for everybody

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    Worfer77
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    Sometimes it tries too hard, but it is fair, solid fun. Just don't be surprised if you start it and find yourself stopping it and feel like you may finish it... "later"

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    skip it

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    defy
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    wasn't really crazy about this film. music was not original at all, and I really didn't like the character designs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Complex slow story

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    Gabe
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    Nice colors and creation work. Some similitude with Coco. The storyline gets complicated.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Good for the price

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    ForJustice
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    My daughter enjoyed it. IMO there are much better options.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Not the best animated film

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    daspawn1
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    Purchased while on sale. The picture quality was not that great and the story was somewhat disappointing.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Kept my neice amused for about 80 minutes.

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    moviewatcher
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    My 5 year old neice liked the movie. Myself, it was just a little too corney and not enough funny.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    so-so movie

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    DeeDee
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    I was not impressed with this movie and lost interest in watching it almost immediately.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Not a movie for 5 year olds

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    Just14g
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    The movie didn't keep their attention and could not understand the movie that well.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    A barrage movie

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    Macdole
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    Movie was disappointing. I felt it was skittle on the dark side for small children

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    DVD quality was fine, story was so-so

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    WGrdn
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    The quality of the actual DVD was good, the actual story was not to our liking.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    was ok not as good as seemed

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    premierwannabe2009
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    The movie was ok but wasn't anything like what the previews made it out to be

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    So so

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    Moviewatcherz
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    This movie was okay. The style was different good. Not real entertaining

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    disappointed

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    NANAS3BOYS
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    I DID NOT THINK IT WAS A VERY GOOD MOVIE. I WOULD RETURN IT IF I COULD

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Kids liked it

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    Nittany
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    My kids really enjoyed the movie. They have watched it more than once.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Some people may enjoy it

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    Connie
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    It was not interesting to me but children may be interested.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    I did not like this movie for little kids

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    Marce
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    This movie is about death and maybe could heart young children.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    bad movie

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    stacy012
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    bad movie,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend