Watchmen (2009)

R-13 Action, Adventure, Sci-fi | 2 hrs 45 min
1.5 - critic's rating |
In a world where masked crimefighting has been outlawed, the high-profile murder of a former masked vigilante sets off a rogue, sociopathic anti-hero on a search for answers, unveiling a grand conspiracy that may put the lives of a million people at stake.
Main Cast
Carla Gugino, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley, Matthew Goode, Stephen McHattie, Matt Frewer
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Released By
UIP through Solar Entertainment Corp.

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Video Clips / Trailers

1:43 Watchmen - Featurette (Scream)
2:24 Watchmen - Featurette (Attention to Details) This is a narration of how much research was done to ground the movie in the real world, in other words, bringing the storyboard to life. From wigs to tattoos to make up, six decades of style are highlighted.
2:24 Watchmen - Featurette (Blue Monday) DJ, Billy Cruddup and others give an overview taste on how Dr. Manhattan will come to life on the screen.
2:24 Watchmen - Featurette (Laurie Juspeczyk)
2:24 Watchmen - Featurette (Minutemen) Introduction to the early generation of superheroes known as the Minutemen. There is Old Night Owl, Capt. Metropolis, Silk Spectre I, Silhouette, Hooded Justice, Mothman, Dollar Bill and the Comedian.
2:18 Watchmen - Featurette (Shoot to Thrill) Larry Fong and his team use a blend of traditional cinematography and modern technology to bring the graphic novel's pages to life.
2:14 Watchmen - Featurette (The Ship Has Eyes) Building The Night Owl's Owl Ship. B-roll of construction and on-set action combined with interviews of the fabrication team detail the creation of this amazing craft.
1:48 Watchmen - Teaser In an alternate 1985 America, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the "Doomsday Clock" - which charts the USA's tension with the Soviet Union - is permanently set at five minutes to midnight. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up but no less determined masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion - a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers - Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future. Their mission is to watch over humanity...but who is watching the watchmen?
2:19 Watchmen - Trailer 2 In an alternate 1985 America, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the "Doomsday Clock" - which charts the USA's tension with the Soviet Union - is permanently set at five minutes to midnight. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up but no less determined masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion - a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers - Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future. Their mission is to watch over humanity...but who is watching the watchmen?
2:14 Watchmen - Trailer In an alternate 1985 America, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the "Doomsday Clock" - which charts the USA's tension with the Soviet Union - is permanently set at five minutes to midnight. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up but no less determined masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion - a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers - Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future. Their mission is to watch over humanity...but who is watching the watchmen?
2:24 Watchmen - Featurette (Burn Baby Burn) A quick, high-octane look at one of our spectacular stunts, the body burn. Footage of prep and practice, and execution of stunt mixed with interviews detailing the planning of the action.
3:36 Watchmen - Featurette (Dressed for Success) A review of costume construction, anchored by preliminary interview with Michael during pre-pro in LA and utilizing his illustrations along with footage of costumes being sculpted, fitted, etc.
3:56 Watchmen - Featurette (Sets and Sensibility) Location, location, location. Time lapse set builds, discussions with production design team and footage from some of the spectacular sets and unique locations that will bring 1985 NYC to life.

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