The Chronicles of Narnia

The Chronicles of Narnia

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

DVD - 2006
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Lucy Pevenise, along with her older brothers Edmund and Peter, and her older sister, Susan, are in London during the initial bombing raids of WW II. Like many families, their parents decide to send them to the country for safer keeping. Peter, the oldest, is told to watch over the children and make sure they stay safe. This simple request will test Peter's ability to protect his siblings, especially after Lucy discovers an amazing secret. The children decide to play hide-and-seek, and during the game Lucy discovers a mysterious wardrobe. She tucks herself inside and backs to the rear of the cabinet, there she discovers herself in an entirely different world. The place is called Narnia, and it's been locked in winter for over 100 years by someone known as "The White Witch." Lucy rushes back to tell her brothers and sister, but they don't believe her. That is until they all get into the wardrobe one day and find out she's been telling the truth. Soon a prophecy is revealed. It is said that when Aslan returns, two daughters of Eve and two sons of Adam will come back and reclaim the four thrones of Narnia.
Publisher: Burbank, CA :, Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment,, [2006]
Edition: Widescreen.
ISBN: 9780788860713
Branch Call Number: DVD Y FEATURE CHR
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Nov 05, 2018

I grew up watching this movie! It is great!

Aug 10, 2018

In order to keep the four children safe during World War Two England, they are sent to live in a country house, until one day, one of the children discover a wardrobe that leads them to the magical land of Narnia. After the girl, Lucy, explored the hidden world, she brought her siblings back in with her so that they could team up with a lion and destroy the evil White Witch. This movie is a classic amongst children for its magical imagery and interesting storyline. I would rate this movie 4/5 stars for it’s captivating visuals and recommend it to anyone with a child-like imagination. @The_Reviewer of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Mar 12, 2018

Nice film adaption of Lewis's famous book.

A modern adaptation of C. S. Lewis' masterpiece. Though different in some places, it is usually for the better. All of the actors give fantastic performances.

Apr 05, 2017

In this movie, the scenes with the White Witch might've been scarier than I'd expected before watching the movie. Tilda Swinton, who plays the witch, is an interesting actress!

Library_Jill Mar 10, 2017

If I was stranded on a desert island--with electricity, a TV, and a DVD-player?--this would be one of the five movies I would want with me. I always dread when someone asks me what my favorite book is--what kind of book? my favorite right now, or my favorite last week, or my favorite last year? my favorite children's book or my favorite adult book?--but I think The Chronicles of Narnia series is the closest I can ever come to picking an overarching favorite. So it means a lot for me to be able to say that I think this movie did the book justice--not in perfectly capturing every detail of Lewis's book (though they did really well on a good deal of that), but in capturing the heart and soul of the story in a way that leaves me a bit breathless every time I watch it.

Nov 27, 2016

I LOVE this movie! It doesn't completely stick to the book, but some artistic license is alright. The only problem I have with it is the lighting. It seems that oftentimes, a scene will be so dark that you can't tell who's who or what is happening. (Prince Caspian is even worse!) Still, I love to see this well loved story on screen. It will always hold a special place in the many books I have read, for a couple reasons. I think Lewis would have liked it.
Not that I would know :)

Aug 23, 2016

love this movie! I give it a 5 out of 5!

Feb 03, 2016

Love the movie.Great detail.

Dec 15, 2015

Nice movie, but I wish they had stuck more to the book! C.S Lewis' tale is so action packed! I advise you to read the book! Or the whole series!

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Nov 27, 2016

Mr. Beaver: When Adam's flesh and Adam's bone,
sits at Cair Paravel in throne,
the evil time will be over and done.
Susan: You know, that actually doesn't rhyme.
Mr. Beaver: That's not the point!

Oct 18, 2015

peter: deez nuts!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!111

Jul 01, 2015

Susan (to Peter): "Look, just because some man in a red suit gives you a sword it doesn't make you a hero! So just drop it!"

Jul 01, 2015

Aslan: "If the Witch knew the true meaning of sacrifice, she might have interpreted the Deep Magic a little differently. For she would know that if a willing victim who had committed no treachery died in a traitors stead, the Stone Table would crack and death itself would begin to unwind."

Apr 15, 2015

Griffon: They come in numbers far greater than our own.
Centaur: Numbers do not win a battle.
Peter: No, but I bet they help!

marmeedeb Feb 28, 2015

Susan: Wait, we need to just think about this for a minute!
Peter: We don't have a minute!
Susan: I'm just trying to be realistic.
Peter: No, you're trying to be smart. As usual!

Jun 16, 2014

Tumnus: After all, He's not a tame lion.

smaugthestupendous Jul 18, 2013

Edmund: I know what the White Witch can do. And I've helped her do it. We can't leave these people here to suffer for it.

Peter: I don't suppose saying we're sorry would quiet cover it. Lucy: No, it wouldn't. But that might! (Throwing a snowball at Peter.)

Dec 17, 2012

Edmund: Giddy up horsie! Horse: my name is Philip

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Aug 15, 2011

It's 1940, WW II is raging, and four kids are sent to the countryside to stay away from the war, and during a game of hide and seek, the youngest, Lucy, finds a wardrobe and discovers a land called Narnia. The children learn of their destiny there, and thus saves Narnia from eternal winter.

Jul 30, 2011

Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.

KHaney Mar 19, 2008

Based on the 2nd in the series of books by 'CS Lewis' , "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," the film tells the story of 4 children who go to live with an old professor during the war. One day, while playing hide and seek, Lucy, the youngest of the children, finds a wardrobe which leads to a magical land called Narnia. However Narnia is being ruled by the evil White Witch who has made it snow for 100 years and according to an old prophecy, Edmund, Lucy, Peter and Susan are the "chosen ones" who will defeat the Witch. They are assisted by the true ruler of Narnia, the lion, Aslan. With the good Narnians on their side all 4 children must now defeat the witch using all their strength and fulfill their destinies to become the new kings and queens of Narnia

Nov 14, 2007

During World War II the Pevensie Children are sent to the country for protection. but in this country house the find a wardrobe that leads them to Narnia. In Narnia the meet fawns, talking animals, and other magical beings, some of which the would rather not meet. The meet the White Witch, Who has controlled Narnia for a hundred years and does not wish for the prophecy to be fulfilled by these children. The Also meet Aslan the Great Lion, He is their only hope to saving their brother and saving the entire country of narnia.


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Jul 30, 2011

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