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A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

PG
108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.
Writers
Robert Gordon (screenplay) | Daniel Handler (books "The Bad Beginning", "The Reptile Room" and "The Wide Window") (as Lemony Snicket)
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$ 140,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 30,061,756
Gross (USA)
$ 118,627,117
Gross (World)
$ 209,073,645
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Release date
Dec 17, 2004 (United States)

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Jim Carrey
Count Olaf Count Olaf   See fewer
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Liam Aiken
Klaus Klaus   See fewer
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Jude Law
Lemony Snicket (voice) Lemony Snicket (voice)   See fewer
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Timothy Spall
Mr. Poe Mr. Poe   See fewer
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Catherine O'Hara
Justice Strauss Justice Strauss   See fewer
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Billy Connolly
Uncle Monty Uncle Monty   See fewer
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Luis Guzmán
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Jane Adams
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Bob Clendenin
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Lenny Clarke
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Fred Gallo
Judge Judge   See fewer
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John Dexter
Gustav Gustav   See fewer
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Mrs. Poe Mrs. Poe   See fewer
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Wayne Flemming
Captain Sam (scenes deleted) Captain Sam (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Jaimarie Bjorge
Dream Gypsy (uncredited) Dream Gypsy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helena Bonham Carter
Beatrice Baudelaire (uncredited) Beatrice Baudelaire (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julius Callahan
Davidious Augustine / Bohemian (uncredited) Davidious Augustine / Bohemian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gilbert Gottfried
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Mr. Baudelaire (uncredited) Mr. Baudelaire (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Lynch
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6.8 / 10 | 179,629 votes