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      The Core

      PG-13 Released Mar 28, 2003 2 hr. 16 min. Action Sci-Fi TRAILER for The Core: Trailer 1 List
      39% 160 Reviews Tomatometer 34% 100,000+ Ratings Audience Score Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes (Aaron Eckhart) discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To resolve the crisis, Keyes, along with a team of the world's most gifted scientists, travel into the earth's core. Their mission: detonate a device that will reactivate the core. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Apr 23 Buy Now

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      A B-movie with its tongue planted firmly in cheek, The Core is so unintentionally (intentionally?) bad that it's a hoot.

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      arterious d Apart from 2011 and armageddon the core is one of my favourites. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 04/07/24 Full Review Mario V Great movie, good story, good acting. Exciting to the end Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 03/08/24 Full Review Alain M The Core" earns a commendable 3.5 stars, showcasing a thrilling disaster movie experience. The film successfully delivers an engaging narrative filled with tension and excitement, making it an enjoyable ride for audiences. While the effects may show signs of aging, the strength of the storyline compensates, offering a compelling journey into the Earth's core. The chemistry between Aaron Eckhart and Hilary Swank may lack some spark, but their performances contribute to the overall success of the film. "The Core" proves to be a captivating disaster adventure, striking a balance between suspenseful storytelling and dynamic action sequences. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/24/24 Full Review Lisa S The movie had some of the very best B list actors, but sadly it did not capture my attention. Maybe it was the early 2000s graphic idk but this was a not executed properly. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/22/24 Full Review David W One of my all time favourite end of the world movies. The cast are all superb and give fully committed performances. The special effects are largely very impressive given its budget. Whilst the science is questionable, the movie itself is hugely entertaining. Love this film. A true guilty pleasure even though most people appear not to agree with me. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/13/24 Full Review Marvin K The story is pretty silly, but it's a fun watch anyway. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 07/16/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Matthew Rozsa Salon.com Although the acting is top notch, the rest of "The Core" is too cliché and bloated to be enjoyable... the bigger problem with "The Core" is that the information that it presents to audiences as legitimate science is, quite simply, bunk. Rated: 1.5/4 Feb 5, 2023 Full Review Nell Minow Common Sense Media This is a big, dumb, explosion movie. Rated: 2/5 Dec 28, 2010 Full Review Empire Magazine Rated: 3/5 Dec 30, 2006 Full Review Danielle Solzman Solzy at the Movies The Core may be among the worst disaster thrillers as far as realism is concerned but the the film's cast keeps it entertaining. Rated: 3/5 May 5, 2023 Full Review Kevin Carr Fat Guys at the Movies Bombastic and ridiculous, this bonkers action movie is a lot of fun as a throwback to science-versus-nature thrillers of the past. Rated: 2.5/4 Mar 17, 2023 Full Review James Croot Stuff.co.nz Is this the most bonkers blockbuster disaster movie of all-time? Rated: 2.5/5 Jun 9, 2022 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes (Aaron Eckhart) discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To resolve the crisis, Keyes, along with a team of the world's most gifted scientists, travel into the earth's core. Their mission: detonate a device that will reactivate the core.
      Director
      Jon Amiel
      Screenwriter
      Cooper Layne, John Rogers
      Distributor
      United International Pictures, Paramount Pictures, GAGA Communications [jp], Humax Pictures Inc., 01 Distribuzione
      Production Co
      Core Prods. Inc., Horsepower Films
      Rating
      PG-13 (Sci-Fi Life/Death Situations|Brief Strong Language)
      Genre
      Action, Sci-Fi
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Mar 28, 2003, Wide
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Aug 1, 2013
      Box Office (Gross USA)
      $31.1M
      Sound Mix
      Dolby SR, DTS, Dolby Stereo, Surround, Dolby A, Dolby Digital
      Aspect Ratio
      Scope (2.35:1)
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