The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

Art, semiotics and religious sects – the stuff movies are made of. Not really, but it's good for publicity. Love him or hate him, that big hearted, some may say sappy, Ronny H is bringing Dan Brown’s blockbuster to the big screen, re-teaming with screenwriter Akiva Goldsman - who've collectively brought you 'Cinderella Man' and 'A Beautiful Mind'.

A murder takes place in the Louvre under cryptic circumstances bringing together Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon (Hanks) and French cryptologist Sophie Neveu (Tautou). The clue deciphering duo, attempt to unlock the secrets of two thousand years hidden within the artwork of Leonardo da Vinci that may or may not lead to the Holy Grail.

2006153 minsUSA
DramaMysteryThriller
Director:
Ron Howard (Cinderella Man, A Beautiful Mind, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Apollo 13, Ransom)
Writer:
Akiva ldsman
Cast:
Tom HanksAudrey TautouIan McKellenAlfred MolinaJ?rgen ProchnowPaul BettanyJean Reno

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The Da Vinci Code / Reviews

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

It's a dour, slightly murky vision: it feels, in a disconcerting way, as if director Ron Howard was trying to convey a mood of mild depression...

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

For a film about a search for the Holy Grail it's remarkable only for how tediously bloodless it all is. Oh well, there's always the Monty Python version...

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New York Post

New York Post

Ron Howard's splendid The Da Vinci Code is the Holy Grail of summer blockbusters: a crackling, fast-moving thriller that's every bit as brainy and irresistible as Dan Brown's bestseller...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Da Vinci never rises to the level of a guilty pleasure. Too much guilt. Not enough pleasure...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

One of the most talk driven summer flicks in living memory, an out of sorts Howard transforms what should be a fun treasure trail romp into something inert and borderline dreary...

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