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Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter and Under the Hood (2009)

Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter and Under the Hood (2009)

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Two thrilling tales from the graphic novel blending animation and live-action include a rousing pirate saga and a look at Nite Owl's account of the establishment of the group of masked avengers known as the Minutemen.

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Gerard Butler
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All Critics (4)

Sometimes-gruesome Watchmen extras best for fans.

March 27, 2009 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

I really loved the Watchmen film, and this DVD (as well as the Complete Motion Comic DVD) make for a really wonderful way to experience this extraordinary world.

March 23, 2009 | Full Review…

It provides another angle on the Watchmen universe we might not otherwise get.

March 15, 2009 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

Buying this disc is a bit like buying a disc consisting of special features only! It all feels very slight . . .

March 13, 2009 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter and Under the Hood

Great adaptation.

Wildaly M
Wildaly M

Super Reviewer

½

I'm really glad that Tales from the Black Freighter was put into a medium that made me enjoy it. While it was my least favorite part of the comic, this is really a great cautionary tale/horror story. The animation is beautiful looking and matches the style perfectly. Gerard Butler's outrageous Scottish accent is perfect for something like an animated movie about a deranged Scottish sailor; who'd of thought? I also thought the retro "Under the Hood" tv special was really well done, especially for a glorified special feature. It really helps you get that sense of a believable world.

Conner Rainwater
Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer

½

It wasn't bad. I enjoyed each of the separate parts but it just left me feeling somewhat...unsatisfied. The film and original graphic novel were of such high-quality, this often felt weaker by comparison. However, it is essential if you want to fully get the experience - the Tales of the Black Freighter were well done, and the Under the Hood was very funny at times.

Morgan Griffith-David
Morgan Griffith-David

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