PG-13 | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.
Nicole Kidman originally turned the role as Marisa Coulter down, but Philip Pullman (the author of "His Dark Materials") convinced her to take the role.
There are many universes and many Earths parallel to each other. Worlds like yours, where people's souls live inside their bodies, and worlds like mine, where they walk beside us, as animal spirits we call daemons.
Stelmaria: Are we going to see the child?
Lord Asriel: I ...
Right before Lord Asriel is captured, he slides over a cliff of ice. In the first shot of him when he reaches the bottom at 42:11, he has a large scrape on one side of his face, but in the next and following scenes it is gone.
The New Line Cinema logo appears in a golden light at the start and end of the film.
At the end of the logo is accompanied by an ice bear's roar.
English, Icelandic, Russian, French
$26,125,000 9 December 2007