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Hugo

(DVD - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Hugo


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Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever.
Statement of Responsibility: Paramount Pictures and GK Films present ; a GK Films production ; an Infinitum Nihil production ; in association with Dean Street Productions, Future Capital Partners and Screen Capital International ; a Martin Scorsese picture ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; screenplay by John Logan ; produced by Graham King, Tim Headington, Martin Scorsese, Johnny Depp ; executive producers, Emma Tillinger Kiskoff, Georgia Kacandes, Christi Dembrowski, Barbara DeFina, and David Crockett
Uniform Title: Hugo (Motion picture)
Title: Hugo
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Los Angeles, CA] :, GK Films ;, Hollywood, CA :, Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment,, c2012
Country of Producing Entity: United States
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (126 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Playtime: 020600
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Report This Mar 01, 2014
  • kayliemarie rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

This movie had a lot of rave reviews, guess it just wasn't our cup of tea. I found it difficult to stay engaged in the story and it was loooong.

Report This Dec 03, 2013
  • BBeeBryn rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Hugo is what movies are all about, fantasy intertwined with reality (the true story of French cinematographer Georges Melies who pioneered the first "horror films" ), excellent acting by the child stars. Shows Scorsese's life-long love of the medium of film. This is a classic film story made to be suitable for young viewers.

Report This Aug 30, 2013
  • JCLBeckyC rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a great "family" movie that's not boring for adults to watch with their kids. My husband loves fantasy and adventure films. I love realistic dramas about social issues. Our seven-year-old daughter likes anything about kids. It's usually difficult to find films we all three love, but this one is a hit for all three of us.

Report This Aug 25, 2013
  • Lunora rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A great movie! Very atmospheric and excellently cast. Hugo is the best character and absolutely adorable!

Report This Aug 23, 2013
  • AGuyInAHat rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, YESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES! YES! THAT'S WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT! By and large one of the finest family films I have EVER seen, this film is all the way up there with 'E.T.' and most of the Studio Ghibli movies. It's charcters are fun and likable, the story is rich, the visuals are beautiful, the entire adventure, this journey, this mystery is all told so much skill and dedication. Even the most sour critic can find at least something to enjoy.

Report This Aug 20, 2013
  • 2101kol rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

The best film of 2011.

They're not secrets if the audience knows about them.

Report This May 20, 2013
  • maym4898 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

beautiful movie - the color and details that come off the screen, so cool. it is a moving story, too, with a little history added to it as well. it is based on a book and i recommend to all to read it first. not to say that you will not enjoy this movie if you don't, but it will add to it. i recommend it.

Report This May 20, 2013
  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

good movie had alot of heart

Report This May 03, 2013
  • sg60 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This heartfelt homage to the early days of film-making is not what wou might expect from Martin Scorcese but well worth watching. It's visually beautiful and it has a good story with characters that you care about. Definitely worth your time.

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Report This Apr 07, 2014
  • sofa2001 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

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Report This Sep 24, 2013
  • Frost_Byte rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Report This Feb 28, 2013
  • lij rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

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Report This Sep 29, 2012
  • TheTrailboss rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Report This Aug 24, 2012
  • jenny20001 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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Report This Aug 11, 2012
  • mauve_monkey_41 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

mauve_monkey_41 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 99

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  • yellow_lion_354 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Report This Jun 12, 2012
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

britprincess1 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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Report This Jun 12, 2012
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

An orphan boy, Hugo, who sets the clocks in a Parisian train station (and secretly lives there) searches for a message from his late father through a robot that's missing a mechanical piece. However, the robot has mysterious connections to other people Hugo knows, opening up a new world of secrets about them and threatening to open up Hugo's secrets to them, too.

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Report This Jun 12, 2012
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Other: Smoking on occasion and one subtle mention of sexual innuendo (between the orphanage man and the station inspector) in regards to legitimacy of a child

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Report This Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Hugo Cabret: "Everything has a purpose - even machines... Clocks tell the time... trains take you places... They do what they're meant to do." Isabelle: "Like Monsieur Labisse!" Hugo Cabret: "Maybe that's why broken machines make me so sad... they can't do what they're meant to do... Maybe it's the same with people. If you lose your purpose... it's like you're broken."

Report This Jun 12, 2012
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

HUGO CABRET: I'd imagine the whole world was one big machine. Machines never come with any extra parts, you know. They always come with the exact amount they need. So I figured, if the entire world was one big machine, I couldn't be an extra part. I had to be here for some reason. And that means you have to be here for some reason, too.

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