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Watchmen: The IMAX Experience

Rating:R (for strong graphic violence, sexuality, nudity and language)
Genre:Action/Adventure, Drama, SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:March 6, 2009
Running time:163 minutes
Cast:Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley
Director:Zack Snyder
Producer:Lawrence Gordon, Lloyd Levin, Deborah Snyder
Writer:Alex Tse, Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons
Distributor:Warner Bros. Pictures

Web Site: http://www.watchmenmovie.com/

Description: "Watchmen" has been digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® through IMAX's DMR® (Digital Re-Mastering) technology. A complex, multi-layered mystery adventure, the film is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the "Doomsday Clock"--which charts the U.S.A.'s tension with the Soviet Union--is set at five minutes to midnight. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up but no less determined masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion--a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers--Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future. Their mission is to watch over humanity, but who is watching the Watchmen?

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