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Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010) For those who haven't read the hit Percy Jackson books, here's a crib sheet for that humdinger of a title: Teenage Percy (Lerman) discovers he's… 2010-02-12 PG Sci-fi and Fantasy Brandon T. Jackson Pierce Brosnan Logan Lerman Sean Bean Uma Thurman 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)

MPAA Rating: PG

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief | GREEKING OUT Logan Lerman calls upon the Greek Gods in Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief .
GREEKING OUT Logan Lerman calls upon the Greek Gods in Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.

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Details Release Date: Feb 12, 2010; Rated: PG; Genre: Sci-fi and Fantasy; With: Brandon T. Jackson, Pierce Brosnan and Logan Lerman; Distributor: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation

For those who haven't read the hit Percy Jackson books, here's a crib sheet for that humdinger of a title: Teenage Percy (Lerman) discovers he's actually a powerful demigod; the Olympians are the feisty deities of Greek mythology (including Percy's absentee dad, Poseidon); and the lightning thief is the unknown bandit who has stolen Zeus' thunderbolt, dooming the entire world — unless young Percy can find it. Punctuated by painful dialogue and high-camp celeb cameos (notably Uma Thurman as a vampy Medusa), the ensuing quest has all the CGI sorcery of a Harry Potter pic, but none of the magic. C+

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Originally posted Feb 11, 2010