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Zathura

action & adventure, children & family, sci-fi & fantasy


In Columbia Pictures' heart-racing sci-fi adventure Zathura, two squabbling brothers are propelled into deepest, darkest space while playing a mysterious game they discovered in the basement of their old house.

Rotten Tomatoes® scores

  • Critic Score
    75%
  • Audience Score
    50%

movie reviews from Rotten Tomatoes®

  • Tomatometer®

    75%
    reviews counted: 30
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  • Audience

    50%

Top Critic Reviews

Fresh: After watching the kids play Zathura in Zathura -- a crackling family adventure in which sibling rivalries play out against a backdrop of Robbie-like robot assaults and devouring gila monsters -- all I can say is, let me at it.

- Amy Biancolli, Houston Chronicle, Friday, November 11, 2005

Fresh: Favreau draws the audience in by keeping it simple.

- Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer, Thursday, November 10, 2005

Fresh:

- Dave White, Movies.com, Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Audience Reviews

2 stars

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- bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb1, Thursday, July 29, 2010

2 stars

Kid's movie. Nothing I would like to see. But it was okay.

- 3niR, Friday, January 29, 2010

4 stars

Funny as all get out and fun adventure. Not as good as Jumanji, but holds its own.

- dreamfaeries, Saturday, August 22, 2009