The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2007) Parents can trust that none of their wee ones will ask for a stuffed water horse for Christmas. The star of this Scottish fable, about… 2007-12-25 PG PT105M Kids and Family Sci-fi and Fantasy Ben Chaplin Alex Etel Emily Watson David Morrissey Sony Pictures Entertainment
Movie Review

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2007)

MPAA Rating: PG
Alex Etel, The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep | SEA MINUS Alex Etel finds The Water Horse touching, but results may vary
SEA MINUS Alex Etel finds The Water Horse touching, but results may vary
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Release Date: Dec 25, 2007; Rated: PG; Length: 105 Minutes; Genres: Kids and Family, Sci-fi and Fantasy; With: Ben Chaplin, Alex Etel and Emily Watson; Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Parents can trust that none of their wee ones will ask for a stuffed water horse for Christmas. The star of this Scottish fable, about the mythical Loch Ness monster, looks like a raw chicken breast with teeth when he hatches. The boy who raises him (Millions' Alex Etel, from the Freddie Highmore school of cute) is nice and freckled, and the chirping creature helps him mourn his WWII missing-in-action father. But the pet grows into one angry growler; if he doesn't scare the kids, the adults chasing him will. C-

Originally posted Dec 12, 2007 Published in issue #970 Dec 21, 2007 Order article reprints