"Sucker Punch" (2011)
Movie Synopsis: Close your eyes. Open your mind. You will be unprepared. “Sucker Punch” is an epic action fantasy that takes us into the vivid imagination of a young girl whose dream world provides the ultimate escape from her darker reality. Unrestrained by the boundaries of time and place, she is free to go where her mind takes her, and her incredible adventures blur the lines between what’s real and what is imaginary.
She has been locked away against her will, but Babydoll (Emily Browning) has not lost her will to survive. Determined to fight for her freedom, she urges four other young girls—the outspoken Rocket (Jena Malone), the street-smart Blondie (Vanessa Hudgens), the fiercely loyal Amber (Jamie Chung) and the reluctant Sweet Pea (Abbie Cornish)—to band together and try to escape their terrible fate at the hands of their captors, Blue (Oscar Isaac), Madam Gorski (Carla Gugino) and the High Roller (Jon Hamm).
Led by Babydoll, the girls engage in fantastical warfare against everything from samurais to serpents, with a virtual arsenal at their disposal. Together, they must decide what they are willing to sacrifice in order to stay alive. But with the help of a Wise Man (Scott Glenn), their unbelievable journey—if they succeed—will set them free.
Gallery of photos from the action film "Sucker Punch" starring Emily Browning, Vanessa Hudgens, Abbie Cornish, Jamie Chung, Jena Malone, Carla Gugino, Oscar Isaacs, Jon Hamm, and Scott Glenn.
"Sucker Punch" Movie Review
I've been a fan of Zack Snyder's since his "Dawn of the Dead" remake. Loved "300," thought he did an admirable job tackling a nearly unfilmable movie with his big screen adaptation of "Watchmen," and I believe "Legend of the Guardians" was incredibly gorgeous and a faithful version of Kathryn Lasky's "Guardians of Ga'Hoole" books. But "Sucker Punch," Snyder's twisted fantasy tale set in a Vermont mental institute in the '60s, left me wondering what it was Snyder was trying to do and disappointed over the fact his storytelling skills let him down this time.
"Sucker Punch" Poster Gallery
Gallery of posters from the action drama "Sucker Punch" starring Emily Browning, Vanessa Hudgens, Jena Malone, Jamie Chung, Carla Gugino and Abbie Cornish.
Emily Browning and Jamie Chung Interview
Emily Browning and Jamie Chung get into the action in Zack Snyder's female-oriented "Sucker Punch." At the 2010 Comic Con, Browning and Chung talked about getting in shape and life on a Snyder set.
Exclusive Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the world premiere of "Sucker Punch" featuring Emily Browning, Vanessa Hudgens, Jena Malone, Jamie Chung, Abbie Cornish, Carla Gugino, Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Diane Lane, Jennifer Stone, Malin Akerman, Max Irons, Sharon Leal, Ross Thomas, Grey Damon, Derek Hough, Scott Glenn, Mike Catherwood, Michael Nardelli, Emma...
Interview with Carla Gugino
Carla Gugina reunites with her "Watchmen" director Zack Snyder for "Sucker Punch," a female-centric action film.
Exclusive Scott Glenn Interview
Scott Glenn hit the black carpet at the world premiere of "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole" to support the film's director, Zack Snyder. Glenn just finished up work on Snyder's "Sucker Punch" and had high praise for the filmmaker.
Interview with Zack Snyder at the 2010 Comic Con
Zack Snyder and his producing partner/wife, Deborah, brought their latest action film to Comic Con, and it's decidedly different than their previous efforts. "Sucker Punch" is all about the women and the Snyders couldn't be happier with their cast.
Jon Hamm is a Real Sucker
(Aug 2009) Zack Snyder's "Sucker Punch" just added a Mad Man to the cast. Jon Hamm, 'Don Draper' on the hit series "Mad Men," has joined the cast of the female-driven action film.
Jamie Chung Interview
On the red carpet at the "Sorority Row" premiere, Jamie Chung talked about life on the set of "Sucker Punch."
Zack Snyder Discusses "Sucker Punch"
While at the 2009 San Diego Comic Con, Zack Snyder talked about the director's cut of "Watchmen" and "Sucker Punch.
Official "Sucker Punch" Website
Warner Bros Pictures' official site for "Sucker Punch." Release Date: March 25, 2011
Jamie Chung Interview Video
On the black carpet at the world premiere of "Sucker Punch," Jamie Chung discussed working on a female-oriented action film, the costumes, and her role in "The Hangover 2."
Vanessa Hudgens Interview Video
Vanessa Hudgens leaves the world of "High School Musical" behind to play a patient in a mental institute in Warner Bros Pictures' "Sucker Punch." At the film's premiere, Hudgens talked about the costumes and missing her co-stars.
Abbie Cornish Interview Video
Abbie Cornish stars as one of five girls locked up in a mental hospital in Warner Bros Pictures' "Sucker Punch." Cornish loved the athletic challenges of the role and talked about how her background fit the film at the movie's world premiere.
Jena Malone Interview Video
Rain forced the world premiere of Warner Bros Pictures' "Sucker Punch" to be held in a giant tent, but that didn't stop the stars of the film - including Jena Malone (who was suffering from a cold) - from hitting the black carpet to chat up the film.
Carla Gugino and Scott Glenn Interviews
Carla Gugino reunites with her "Watchmen" director Zack Snyder for the action fantasy, "Sucker Punch." Gugino plays a doctor at a mental hospital while Snyder newcomer Scott Glenn plays a wise man who dispenses advice to the female lead characters.
Zack Snyder Interview Video
Writer/director Zack Snyder and producer Deborah Snyder hit the black carpet in Hollywood for the world premiere of "Sucker Punch," a genre-bending female-oriented action film. And while at the premiere, Snyder also chatted briefly about "Superman."