“The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” Film Turns 10!

Posted December 9, 2015 9:50 am by Glumpuddle

Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media’s The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe hit theaters on December 9, 2005… ten years ago!

Listen to our new 10th Anniversary Audio Commentary:

For years, fans of the beloved book eagerly awaited a big-screen adaptation. In our commentary, NarniaWeb podcasters Isaac McPheeters, Lisa Corduan, and Brian Carnell discuss the film scene by scene and reminisce about the months leading up to its release. (More info)

The Watch Party commentary will be uploaded at a later date.

VOTE: How many times have you seen the film? Go back to the homepage and scroll down to the bottom-right corner to vote.

17 Comments For This Story

  • Robert says:

    Wow! Ten years. I watched it so many, many times. So much nostalgia. For me, the most important aspect of this adaptation was that they got the atmosphere correct. It made it feel like Narnia. I didn’t think the other two movies quite got it right.

  • narnia fan 7 says:

    Ten years… kind of hared too believe, this movies is special too me because is what got me too read the books so in a way it kind of change my life.

  • Eustace says:

    It feels like half of my life and it practically is.

    • narnia fan 7 says:

      I was 9 when it came out so it’s been over half a life of my lifetime kind of crazy to think about.

  • TheeNarnianMeerkat says:

    Oh wow…Does anyone feel…OLD? I was 10 when this came out. My family and I saw it on Christmas Day. After it came out on DVD, my sisters had an obsession with it and Narnia over all for about 2 years. Happy Aniversary LWW!! This film will be a treasured one always. 🙂

    (Wow, hi btw…Haven’t been on here for quite a long time!)

    Long live Aslan. 🙂

  • Movie Aristotle says:

    I’ve been waiting for this fan commentary since the Prince Caspian commentary. I can’t wait to listen to it!

  • lucy says:

    wow c’: i’m old :c

  • Just Queen, not High Queen says:

    I cannot believe how fast time has gone by! Don’t forget that the five year anniversary of Narnia 3 is tomorrow as well!

  • Roger says:

    Which version of the film are you using? I have several different version that are cut differently. There are various languages, the extended version (which is great) and there is the education version. Remember that both Walden and Disney have education programs for some of their movies. Which one did you use? Where did you start your counter?

    • glumPuddle says:

      Using the theatrical version (NTSC). The timecode is based on the DVD. Following the logos, the blue clouds first appear at the 0:00:36 mark.
      (In the YouTube video provided, there is a blurry movie behind the timecode. That should help you see if check if you’re in sync.)

      This version of the commentary won’t sync up with DVDs purchased outside North America, because they are in PAL format which runs slightly faster. A PAL version is in the works.

      It will work on all digital files, Blu-rays, and NTSC DVDs.

  • Buddy says:

    Sweet!

  • Larry W. says:

    I liked the first movie the best of the three. It was the closest of the big screen films (at least so far) to the original books.

  • Lord know who I am says:

    Aslan, I feel sad….
    I feel tired and losing strength to keep going.
    I can’t stay in your house….anymore.
    Hope is gone.
    She is leaving….
    I have no more strength….
    My Lord.

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