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The Da Vinci Code (2006)

PG-13 | | Mystery, Thriller | 19 May 2006 (USA)
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A murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years -- which could shake the foundations of Christianity.



(screenplay), (novel)
139 ( 4)
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »



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Professor Robert Langdon is in Paris on business when he's summoned to The Louvre. A dead body has been found, setting Langdon off on an adventure as he attempts to unravel an ancient code and uncover the greatest mystery of all time. Written by comicfan

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Break The Codes See more »


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disturbing images, violence, some nudity, thematic material, brief drug references and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 May 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El código Da Vinci  »

Box Office


$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£9,501,444 (UK) (19 May 2006)


$217,536,138 (USA) (18 August 2006)

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Technical Specs


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Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the story, Robert Langdon's publisher is called Jonas Faukman. Jonas Faukman is an anagram of Dan Brown's real life publisher, Jason Kaufman. See more »


At Sir Leigh Teabing's house in the morning - the time of day changes many times. (As seen by the sky and sun rise.) See more »


[first lines]
Silas: Stop now. Tell me where it is.
[removes hood]
Silas: You and your brethren possess what is not rightfully yours.
Jacques Saunière: I don't know what you are talking about.
Silas: Is it a secret you will die for?
Jacques Saunière: Please...
Silas: As you wish.
[cocks gun]
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Crazy Credits

The "A" and "V" in the film title are replaced with the "Blade" and the "Chalice" symbols described by Langdon in the movie. See more »


Referenced in Particka: Episode #6.3 (2013) See more »


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User Reviews

Loved the book? It's hard not to love this.
18 May 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Okay, let me start off by saying that I absolutely loved the book - it had me hooked more than Harry Potter - and that's saying something (and no I'm not a 10 year old child)! After hearing about the critics' mainly negative views of the film, I approached it without high expectations, and for that, I was rewarded. What I got was an action-packed film that didn't let up until the dying minutes. This film is incredibly faithful to the book (I'm looking at you, Girl With a Pearl Earring!!) to the point where hardly anything is left out, and only minor things have been changed. The visuals are stunning, the acting of Hanks and Tautou is great - and contrary to certain critics opinions - I felt the emotional connection between them. As always, McKlellan is fun to watch, effortlessly bringing Teabing to life, and Reno suffices as Fache. Bettany is fantastic as Silas. The musical score was as good as the visual look of the film - it paired perfectly with the storytelling. Overall, I left the cinema feeling satisfied, because a great book had been turned into a really good film. Approach this film with little expectation, and you will enjoy the ride. Bravo Ron Howard, for doing such a good job.

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