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Watchmen (2009)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on Watchmen as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

Watchmen is an action movie directed by Zack Snyder and starring Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Billy Crudup and Matthew Goode. The movie was written by David Hayter (screenplay), Alex Tse (screenplay). The film has a $130 million budget with a 163-minute running time. Watchmen currently has a 7.6 IMDb rating, based on 439525 and 56 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated R.

release date for Watchmen

Watchmen release date

When does Watchmen come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Watchmen (2009)is March 6, 2009.

When will Watchmen be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Watchmen DVD/Blu-ray release date is PENDING. The estimated DVD release date is June 2009. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in June 2009. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Watchmen budget

How much did Watchmen cost to make?

$130,000,000 budget

The movie cost $130 million to make.

Watchmen movie poster

Watchmen rating

R Rated

Watchmen is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.

Watchmen reviews

7.6 IMDb 56 Metascore

The movie currently has a 7.6 of out 10 IMDb rating and 56 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

Watchmen trailer

Watchmen plot summary

What is Watchmen about?

In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited heroes set out to prevent their own destruction, but in doing so uncover a sinister plot that puts all of humanity in grave danger.

Synopsis from IMDb In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

Watchmen cast

Who is in Watchmen?

Jackie Earle Haley in Watchmen Jackie Earle Haley as Walter Kovacs / Rorschach
Patrick Wilson in Watchmen Patrick Wilson as Dan Dreiberg / Nite Owl II
Jeffrey Dean Morgan in Watchmen Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Edward Blake / The Comedian
Billy Crudup in Watchmen Billy Crudup as Jon Osterman / Dr. Manhattan
Matthew Goode in Watchmen Matthew Goode as Adrian Veidt / Ozymandias

Watchmen box Office

How much did Watchmen make?

$185,258,983 worldwide

The film has made over $185 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

Watchmen details

Theatrical Release Date: March 6, 2009
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: PENDING
Film Budget: $130 million
Box Office: $185 million
Length: 163 minutes
Genre: Action, Mystery, Science Fiction
Language: English

Watchmen facts

How long is Watchmen?

The movie is 163 minutes long (2 hours and 43 minutes).

What year did Watchmen come out?

The movie is out on March 6, 2009. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Jackie Earle Haley plays as Walter Kovacs / Rorschach.

Who is the director of Watchmen?

Zack Snyder directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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