(Walt Disney Pictures. 1 hour, 56 minutes. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action. Directed by Mike Newell.) Jake Gyllenhaal (Dastan), Gemma Arterton (Tamina), Ben Kingsley (Nizam), Alfred Molina (Sheik Amar), Richard Coyle (Tus). Music by Harry Gregson-Williams.
By: Jared Counts, May 26th, 2010 05:00 AMAfter invading a rival city, adopted Persian prince Dastan (Gyllenhaal) finds a mysterious dagger that can control time. When he is framed for his father's death, he and the now-displaced Princess Tamina set out on a perilous quest to clear his name and find his father's killer. Finally, a videogame-turned-movie that's actually good.