The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep
Filmed in Wellywood, and The South Island™, this is a distinctly Scottish tale about a lonely boy called Angus who discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a mythical sea creature called a Kelpie. It soon grows too big to be hidden within his home and is placed in Loch Ness where it becomes the famous Loch Ness Monster.
2008Rating: PG, parental guidance recommended125 minsUSA
AdventureKids & FamilyFantasy

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The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Just as the creature quickly swells from pint-size pet to gargantuan behemoth, necessitating its relocation to the Loch Ness, so the film transitions seamlessly from a gently spirited comedy to a harrowing drama that might prove frightening to especially wee tots.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

While it boasts a lower profile than many other Christmas releases, it might catch on with parents who want to take their kids to a movie that the entire family will actually enjoy. Nifty special effects and a first-rate British cast elevate this production.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Jay Russell's winning family film is a solidly made wish-fulfillment fantasy set during World War II.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

A typical coming-of-age story filled with wonderful, moving performances.

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New York Daily News

New York Daily News

It's a little corny and somewhat overlong, but a sweet sensibility and stirring adventure scenes make The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep a welcome gift for anyone looking to keep kids entertained over the holidays.

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LA Weekly

LA Weekly

Personally, I wouldn’t take a toddler (unless he was the son of Tarantino) to this intermittently, legitimately terrifying tale of a boy and his Loch Ness monster. But everyone else should blow off 'Alvin and the Chipmunks' and show up for the best kiddie picture of the season -- and, along with 'Ratatouille', of the year.

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