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Summary Watchmen is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the outlawed 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 f...

Watchmen

Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 39 Critic Reviews
56
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 1,823 User Ratings
8.5
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Summary Watchmen is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the outlawed 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 f...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 39 Critic Reviews
56
49% Positive
19 Reviews
36% Mixed
14 Reviews
15% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 39 Critic Reviews
56
49% Positive
19 Reviews
36% Mixed
14 Reviews
15% Negative
6 Reviews

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Universal Acclaim Based on 1,823 User Ratings
8.5
86% Positive
1570 Ratings
7% Mixed
122 Ratings
7% Negative
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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 1,823 User Ratings
8.5
86% Positive
1570 Ratings
7% Mixed
122 Ratings
7% Negative
131 Ratings

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Production Company Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, Legendary Entertainment, Lawrence Gordon Productions, DC Comics
Release Date Mar 6, 2009
Duration 2 h 42 m
Rating R
Tagline This city is afraid of me. I've seen its true face.
Golden Schmoes Awards
• 5 Wins & 13 Nominations
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
• 4 Wins & 9 Nominations
Scream Awards
4 Nominations