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In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of Shadowhunters and enters Downworld, an alternate realm f

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2013-08-21

Runtime 130 minutes

Budget $60m

Revenue $95m


TMDB 6.4


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Worth a watch, but the books are more well put together!"

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jacob_ha shared a tip "A 1000% better than the show"

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nick_roye shared a tip "I rewatched it. Couldn't hold my attention the second time around. I can remember consuming the books so fast back years ago."

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jenjn shared a tip "WAYYY better than the show… I wish they continued making a whole move series"

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marilou_besancon shared a tip "Love it!"

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alexandra_gerking shared a tip "The love and drama. I love how they would risk anything to save the ones they love"

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julie-anne_dugas shared a tip "Pas trop certaine de quoi lui donner comme note mais c’était passable mettons😂"

brandt_morrison shared a tip "Poor acting. Missing elements"

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Indigoluna shared a tip "Sorta got a star war vibe to it but I did like it!"

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movielover400 shared a tip "Good movie but I perfer the tv show"

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ryleigh_iz shared a tip "Loved this movie feels like I’m in a different world like how it has to do with super natural beings"

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suicidalorchid shared a tip "I thought this was the book. I've never seen the movie and don't intend to."

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lexi_gordon_8266 shared a tip "Literally obsessed with this movie!"

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laura_batenhorst shared a tip "Hope that they continue this series."

Sara Castaneda's profile image shared a tip "Loved this movie! They made it into a series on Freeform but you can watch it in the Hulu app."

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rosewind shared a tip "#clace #malec"

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cat_hexamer shared a tip "Books are amazing and there is a TV show following the series on Hulu!!"

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hailey.mcqueen23 shared a tip "This is a good series to watch:)"

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anke_bosch shared a tip "The show and books are just as good!"

elisabeth_glover shared a tip "If you like these. Skip the movies!!!!!!"

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emilie_korody shared a tip "Much more like the books than Shadowhunters is."

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courtney_schreier shared a tip "Really good, BUT it is NOTHING like the books..."

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chloe_bouffard shared a tip "Good if u didn't saw the netflix serie"

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anna_gorgan shared a tip "Yes it is a great movie, honestly I have a lot too"

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eliza_c shared a tip "Got real weird real quick"

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jocelin_tello shared a tip "The book series is amazing. I have all of Cassandra Clares novels. I love them all."

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DJ_09 shared a tip "It was okay, but I’ve watch the TV series and that’s a horrible ending!!! I wish they would continue on it."

jyasia_batts shared a tip "Honestly the first book"

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kimberly_mabus shared a tip "To be honest I watched it and I like the TV series better than the movie."

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madison_schlabach shared a tip "Jace"

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juliana_luong shared a tip "I loved the action and love"

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alexis_beasley shared a tip "I loooooved it and the books too!"

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sarah_g_7374 shared a tip "Loved it so much. Can rewatch it over and over again"

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betty_fkrocker shared a tip "Magic and hot cast"

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hannah_bishop_632 shared a tip "I watched ending irritated me a little but it was good!"

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hannah_bishop_632 shared a tip "It was good the ending irritated me. But let me know what u think"

jennifer_ingroum shared a tip "It brought to life some of my favorite characters."

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makenna_craig shared a tip "Ok this was one of my favorite movies by faaaaar!"

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dawn_fitzgerald shared a tip "If you've read these books pass on this movie. Loved the books, hated the movie."

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shayla_3329 shared a tip "So good! Wish they made second movie!"

casey_lane_239 shared a tip "It is good but shadow hunters the tv show gives more information and detail."

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p.k.k. shared a tip "If you never watched the tv show or read the books, this movie should be quite enjoyable"

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drafia_gamez shared a tip "I liked the story/concept not necessarily the movie."

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