The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

  • PG-13
  • 2006
  • 149 min
  • USA, Malta
  • mystery, thriller

When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.

Director: Ron Howard

Screenwriter: Akiva Goldsman

Stars: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen

What makes Dan Brown's novel a best seller is evidently not present in this dull and bloated movie adaptation of The Da Vinci Code.


  • Ron Howard
    Ron Howard

    Ronald William "Ron" Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American actor, director and producer. He came to prominence as a child actor, playing Opie Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show for eight years, and later as the teenaged Richie Cunningham in the sitcom Happy Days for six years. He made film appearances such as in

Main Cast


Producer: John Calley, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Kathleen McGill, Louisa Velis

Editor: Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill

Casting: Janet Hirshenson, John Hubbard

Director Of Photography: Salvatore Totino

Original Music Composer: Hans Zimmer

Costume Design: Daniel Orlandi

Executive Producer: Dan Brown, Todd Hallowell

Production Design: Allan Cameron


Source: based on the novel by Dan Brown

Tagline: Seek the truth.

Genres: mystery, thriller

Certificate: PG-13

Categories: holy grail, opus dei, sect, paris france, christianity, monk, zurich, secret society, louvre, curator, symbologist, heresy, mona lisa, freemason, conspiracy, pentagram, tomb, catholicism, cryptologist, iconography, albino


Year: 2006

Runtime: 149 min

Country: USA, Malta, France, UK

Language: English, French, Latin, Spanish

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS (8 channels), Dolby Atmos


  • Trevor Johnson (Time Out)

    Completing the trail of cryptic clues simply becomes an end in and of itself -- think Sudoku: The Movie -- with little in the way of whimsy, star chemistry or excitement to enliven the dour plod. Full Review ...

  • Joe Morgernstern (Wall Street Journal)

    Even as a visual aid, The Da Vinci Code is a deep-dyed disappointment. Paris by night never looked murkier.

  • Rex Reed (Observer)

    What's wrong with The Da Vinci Code can be summed up in one word: everything!