Nutcracker in 3D


Nutcracker in 3D (2010)


Critic Consensus: Misguided, misconceived, and misbegotten on every level, The Nutcracker in 3D is a stunning exercise in astonishing cinematic wrong-headedness.


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Nine-year-old Mary's dull Viennese Christmas is suddenly filled with excitement and adventure following the arrival of her beloved Uncle Albert and his gift of an enchanted nutcracker. On Christmas night, Mary's new friend, The Nutcracker, or "NC," comes to life and takes her on a wondrous journey into his magical world of fairies, sugarplums, and other Christmas toys which come to life.


Nathan Lane
as Uncle Albert
Frances De La Tour
as Frau Eva/The Rat Queen
John Turturro
as The Rat King
Yulia Visotskaya
as Mother/The Snow Fairy
Charlie Rowe
as The Prince/Nicholas Charles
Shirley Henderson
as The Nutcracker
Fernanda Dorogi
as Dr. Freud's Niece
Kriszta Dorogi
as Dr. Freud's Niece
Dániel Mogács
as Trolley Bus Orchestra Conductor
Stuart Hopps
as Butler/The Rat Queen's Servant
Alan Cox
as Voice of Gielgud
Hugh Sachs
as Tinker
Attila Kalmár
as Screech the Bat-Rat
Bobby Creighton
as Screech's Voice
Ferenc Elek
as Lethal the Bat-Rat
Jason Harris
as Lethal's Voice
Andrea Tallós
as Nervous Lady Rat
György Honti
as Rat Captain
Péter Takátsy
as Proud Rat Soldier
Béla Gados
as Rat Soldier
Zoltán Hetényi
as Rat Soldier
László Keszég
as Rat Soldier
Gyula Kormos
as Rat Soldier
Ferenc Kovács
as Rat Soldier
Zsolt Safar-Kovacs
as Rat Soldier
Zsolt Kovács
as Rat Soldier
Gábor Nagypál
as Rat Soldier
Lilla Karolyi
as Little Girl
Verner Gresty
as Little Girl's Father
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Critic Reviews for Nutcracker in 3D

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (14)

Delivering the cinematic equivalent of a lump of coal in a Christmas stocking, The Nutcracker in 3D is an apparent Scrooge-like attempt by Russian filmmaker Andrei Konchalovsky to forever ruin children's associations with the classic Yuletide ballet.

Dec 6, 2010 | Full Review…

One of the most misguided children's films ever made.

Dec 3, 2010 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

This non-balletic adaptation by the Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky is something gnarled and stunted and wrong, something that should never have been allowed to see the light of day. How's that for a holiday-ad pullquote?

Nov 29, 2010 | Full Review…
Top Critic

[It] has so many terrible ideas that the terrible execution is almost irrelevant: Even if the film were well done, it would still be a travesty.

Nov 29, 2010 | Full Review…

The Viennese scenes, shot on Budapest soundstages, give a new, dreary meaning to "workmanlike."

Nov 24, 2010 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Spectacularly misconceived, bloated and incredibly ugly...

Nov 24, 2010 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Nutcracker in 3D


The film starts out cute and harmless but then turns into an episode of Doctor Who and not a good one either. The talented Elle Fanning at least lights up the screen through-out.

Jim Woehr
Jim Woehr

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It's a kid's movie. I liked the effects but it was nothing special. The story was a bit messed up. Like I had the feeling that something was not there. It's not bad though.

Dead Angel
Dead Angel

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