Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Rise of the Guardians Synopsis
Rise of the Guardians is an epic adventure that tells the story of a group of heroes – each with extraordinary abilities. When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Rise of the Guardians Release Date
In Theaters November 21, 2012
Rise of the Guardians Credits
Starring: Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher and Jude Law
Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by: Peter Ramsey
Produced by: Christina Steinberg and Nancy Bernstein
MPAA Rating: [ PG ]
Distributor: DreamWorks SKG
External Info: Rise of the Guardians Official Website
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