The NeverEnding Story

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  • PG
  • 1984
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 7.3  (155,526)
  • 46

In the magical land of Fantasia, there is a young boy named Bastian Balthazar Bux who is often bullied by his classmates and struggles to cope with the recent loss of his mother. One day, he seeks refuge in an antique bookstore and stumbles upon a mysterious book titled "The NeverEnding Story". As he begins to read the book, he is transported into the world of Fantasia and is introduced to the heroic warrior Atreyu (played by Noah Hathaway). The land of Fantasia is in danger as a mysterious force known as "The Nothing" is destroying everything in its path, including the ruler of Fantasia, The Childlike Empress. With Atreyu's help, Bastian sets out on a journey to find a cure for the Empress and save Fantasia from certain destruction.

Along the way, they encounter a variety of fascinating creatures and obstacles, including a giant turtle, a wise old tree, and a deadly swamp. As they continue on their journey, Bastian realizes that he has the power to shape the story and change the outcome of the quest.

As the story unfolds, Bastian becomes more and more engrossed in the book and begins to question the reality of the world around him. Meanwhile, Atreyu faces his own challenges and must confront the darkness within himself to complete his mission and save Fantasia.

The NeverEnding Story is a classic tale of adventure, friendship, and the power of imagination. With stunning visuals, a captivating storyline, and memorable characters, it has endured as a beloved classic for over 30 years. Noah Hathaway delivers a strong and compelling performance as Atreyu, while Barret Oliver shines as the young and vulnerable Bastian. Tami Stronach is also memorable as the enigmatic and enchanting Childlike Empress.

The movie's iconic theme song, "The NeverEnding Story" by Limahl, is a standout track that perfectly captures the sense of wonder and magic that imbues the film. Ultimately, The NeverEnding Story is a timeless classic that continues to capture the hearts and imaginations of viewers of all ages.

The NeverEnding Story is a 1984 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3 and a MetaScore of 46.

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    1 hr 34 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (155,526)
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