Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Based on the books by Daniel Handler, this dark family comedy centers on three orphaned siblings who are sent to live with bizarre distant cousin Count Olaf (Jim Carrey). Escaping after thwarting several of Olaf's attempts to kill them and steal the family fortune, the children wind up in the care of a series of quirky relatives, including a reptile-obsessed uncle (Billy Connolly) and an intensely phobic aunt (Meryl Streep). With Emily Browning, Liam Aiken, Timothy Spall, and Jude Law. 107 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5. 1, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurettes; deleted scenes.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Makeup
Nominee: Best Art Direction--Set Decoration, Best Score, Best Costume Design
- Brad Silberling
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Jim Carrey, Meryl Streep, Jude Law, Liam Aiken, Emily Browning, Timothy Spall, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Coolidge, Luis Guzman, Craig Ferguson, Shelby Hoffman, Catherine O'Hara, Jamie Harris, Jane Adams, Cedric the Entertainer, Robert Clendenin, Lenny Clarke, Deborah Theaker, Wayne Flemming