Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

7.0 / Rated by 2 people

107 min.
Plot  Violette Baudelaire (Emily Browning), her intelligent younger brother Klaus (Liam Aiken), and their sharp-toothed, precocious baby sister Sunny (Kara and Shelby Hoffman) are orphaned when a mysterious fire destroys their house and kills their parents. Mr. Poe (Timothy Spall), in charge of the Baudelaire estate and fortune, entrusts them to their closest relative, a distant uncle, the villainous Count Olaf (Jim Carrey), who is a stage actor/criminal only interested in the money Violet will inherit when she turns 18. When he learns that he will not be getting the fortune he stops all friendliness to the children: he makes them do terrible chores, slaps Klaus when he protests, grabs Sunny and abuses them when they do not make roast beef for dinner, despite not requesting it.

One morning the kids' luck seems to turn when Olaf loses custody of the children after unsuccessfully attempting to kill them in a train collision at a railroad crossing. Although Count Olaf loses the kids f...



Jim Carrey
Count Olaf / Mr. Stephano / Captain Sham
Liam Aiken
Klaus Baudelaire
Emily Browning
Violet Baudelaire
Jude Law
The of Lemony Snicket (voice only)
Billy Connolly
Dr. Montgomery Montgomery
Meryl Streep
Josephine Anwhistle
Catherine O'Hara
Justice Strauss
Luis Guzmán
Bald Man
Craig Ferguson
The Person of Indeterminate Gender
Daniel Handler
The Photographer


All Titles

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




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