Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

Year:
Duration:
108 min
Genres:
Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy
IMDB rate:
6.8
Director:
Brad Silberling
Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 10 wins & 24 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 2004-12-17
Filming Locations: Downey Studios - 12214 Lakewood Boulevard, Downey, California, USA
Earnings
Budget: $140,000,000
Opening Weekend: $30,061,756 (USA) (19 December 2004)
Gross: $118,627,117 (USA) (24 April 2005)
Cast
Actor
Character
Jamie Harris
Jamie Harris
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Kara Hoffman
Kara Hoffman
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Jaimarie Bjorge
Jaimarie Bjorge
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Crystal Rivers
Crystal Rivers
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Jim Carrey
Count Olaf
Liam Aiken
Klaus
Emily Browning
Violet
Shelby Hoffman
Sunny
Jude Law
Lemony Snicket
Timothy Spall
Mr. Poe
Catherine O'Hara
Justice Strauss
Billy Connolly
Uncle Monty
Meryl Streep
Aunt Josephine
Luis Guzmán
Bald Man
Craig Ferguson
Person of Indeterminate Gender
Jane Adams
White Faced Woman
Cedric the Entertainer
Constable
Bob Clendenin
Grocery Clerk
Lenny Clarke
Gruff Grocer
Fred Gallo
Judge
John Dexter
Gustav
Deborah Theaker
Mrs. Poe
Wayne Flemming
Captain Sam
Helena Bonham Carter
Beatrice Baudelaire (uncredited)
Paul Bunnell
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Julius Callahan
Davidious Augustine
François Duhamel
French Radio Reporter
Rosemary Garris
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Gilbert Gottfried
Duck
Paul G. Gray
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Alan Heitz
Police Photographer
Rob Hinderstein
Banker
Dustin Hoffman
The Critic
Michael Earl Lane
Ferry Boat Captain
Jane Lynch
Realtor
Betsy McIntyre
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Nick Meaney
Voice over (uncredited)
Christopher Metas
Wedding Audience
Lidia Sabljic
Woman in Audience
Did you know?
Trivia
The movie has elements from the first three books, "The Bad Beginning", "The Reptile Room", and "The Wide Window".
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Many scenes of Sunny talking were actually partly virtual. The lower part of the face was replaced and tracked onto the real face.
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At the end of the movie, the children receive a letter. When turning it over, it reads: "Groeten uit Antwerpen", which translates from Dutch as "Greetings From Antwerp".
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Goofs
When Klaus shows the book "Inheritance Law and You" to Violet, he is holding the head of the camel mask. When he holds the book up, the mask is right behind him.
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When the children are sailing to Curdled Cave, their boat has a rudder. When they are leaving with Aunt Josephine, the boat has no rudder.
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When Aunt Josephine is showing the children her photo album, one shot shows Violet turning the page with the aviation photo directly to the page with the group photo. In the next shots, however, she turns two more pages before coming upon the group picture.
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Quotes
Violet Baudelaire: On three, we're gonna break that beam.
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Violet Baudelaire: It's the letter! The letter that never came!
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Klaus Baudelaire: This is ridiculous! Violet's only 14! She can't be legally married!
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Photos from cast
Jennifer Coolidge Jamie Harris Kara Hoffman Jaimarie Bjorge Crystal Rivers