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Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate the entire world.

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 2010-02-01

Runtime 118 minutes

Budget $95m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 6.204


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caleigh_knight shared a tip "I mean I enjoyed it, but I didn't read the books so. . ."

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cheezie_face shared a tip "The pure fantasy"

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willow_s_474 shared a tip "I unironically like this movie"

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amy_santi shared a tip "Not Anywhere Near The Books But Worth A Watch"

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morgan_erickson_5596 shared a tip "It's nothing like the book and that frustrated me."

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mirandom_kitty shared a tip "It's average as a movie, but as a book adaptation it is straight up garbage."

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janet_baker_5969 shared a tip "Read the book 1st!!"

kelsey_curtis_4906 shared a tip "Terrible adaptation of the book"

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carisa_haber shared a tip "Personally I liked it. But I haven’t read the books yet (IK I HAVE SINNED) and I am gonna read them soon."

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sophia_chieffi shared a tip "The Casino scene is one of my favorite movie scenes ever"

andrea_hollowell shared a tip "Absolute trash adaptation"

isabella_garza_856 shared a tip "The fact that they made the book come alive"

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aaliyah_fischer shared a tip "I love fantasy and adventure this is all of those"

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sky_razor shared a tip "Anyone that loves this movie I would love to be friends with"

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sam_calus shared a tip "Watched this in my youth and was terrified haha. Great if you treat it as a separate entity from the book"

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urfavacc shared a tip "Its nothing close to the book, even Rick said he doesn’t like it."

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mahala_pearson shared a tip "While the book is better, as a movie it's entertaining"

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robert_furman shared a tip "Fun and well made!"

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lilly_espino shared a tip "If you like Harry Potter or mythical things... Mythology, it's such a good movie and the books are really good to"

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dayna_ladalia shared a tip "Loved the books"

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butteredsam shared a tip "Literally love it! I watched this when I was a wee little lad and I keep re-watching it. It ain’t too bad :)"

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anne_beaubrun shared a tip "No I haven’t watched the other ones. I should though. Have you? If so, which other one would you recommend?"

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britney_hernandez shared a tip "The best thing ever and a"

chloe_s_8996 shared a tip "To be clear, i dont recommend this. I recommend a reboot of this. This movie was disappointing as an adaptation."

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rocketboy2l83 shared a tip "Grover"

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holly_begin shared a tip "If you like adventure movies this is a perfect pick for you!"

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chad_e_concepcion shared a tip "Teenage movie about Olympian folklore & Descendents, hell yeah!"

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caprice_ware shared a tip "Nothing like the book but I digress"

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mory_cruz shared a tip "Nice"

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tuti_fruti shared a tip "No i DONT like it i hate and it’s absolute trash compared to the movies. That is all"

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Cat_Girl_ shared a tip "This movie is so good and follows the book really well too! Great read and watch!"

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olivia_martin_9231 shared a tip "It’s not the book, but it’s kind of fun and silly if you ignore that it’s not remotely accurate"

hi_salim shared a tip "Fudjfj"

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thelonelygacha_person shared a tip "It’s a good movie to watch with family"

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jennifer_8247 shared a tip "Don’t recommend just like the genre"

melody_bartee shared a tip "Probably the second one"

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rain_precie shared a tip "Fun book and movie if you like mystery freind ship and magic this is the movie /book for you"

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jessica_pannapacker shared a tip "The book is a million times better"

dee_3612 shared a tip "it was ab greek gods which i like learning ab"

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jenna_rogers_771 shared a tip "Kids love it its such a thriller"

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hannah_angle_3457 shared a tip "Not even comparable to the book but still good."

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arelis_arroyo shared a tip "Adventure"

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rawr_im_pickle shared a tip "May 7, 2021"

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thatjokerperson shared a tip "The medusa fight scene has to be my favorite. It ends up with one of the best weapons in the whole movie."

jennifer_6248 shared a tip "If you like Greek mythology you’d like this too"

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heather_muessel shared a tip "Loved this movie!!! Great movie for kids as well!!!"

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emma_poisel shared a tip "When I say I liked it. What I really mean is I want more suggestions similar to it. The book was WAY better."

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born_confused shared a tip "Honestly it might just be the inner mythology geek in me, but this movie was amazing"

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jeanne_burno shared a tip "Better than I thought it would be."

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oliviac shared a tip "Nothing like the book"

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brazy.natz shared a tip "Lightning thief will always be better than sea of monsters."

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maddy_davis_2103 shared a tip "It had a very good plot, the book was better but great entry to greek mythology!"

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lexi_dixon_6258 shared a tip "Greek mythology and light hearted"

emma_kucera shared a tip "So interesting"

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