The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

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Released 2013

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Director:
Harald Zwart
Released:
2013
Rating:
R
In New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager named Clary Fray (Lily Collins) learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters -- half-angel warriors who protect humanity from demons. After her mother (Lena Headey) disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of Shadowhunters and enters Downworld, a dangerous alternate realm filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other supernatural creatures. Based on the book by Cassandra Clare.

Metacritic Score

  • 40

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    Despite the overstuffed assortment of vampires, werewolves, warlocks and demons of all shapes and sizes, The Mortal Instruments seldom feels like anything more than a shameless, so...

  • 38

    USA Today Scott Bowles

    Though it has flashes of promise, Bones traces the footsteps of its fantasy film predecessors too closely to blaze anything close to an original narrative.

  • 25

    San Francisco Chronicle Peter Hartlaub

    Every moviegoer will have his own breaking point, when The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones surpasses the mundane and enters the ridiculous.

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