Watchmen Synopsis

It all begins with the paranoid delusions of a half-insane hero called Rorschach. But is Rorschach really insane or has he in fact uncovered a plot to murder super-heroes and, even worse, millions of innocent civilians? On the run from the law, Rorschach reunites with his former teammates in a desperate attempt to save the world and their lives, but what they uncover will shock them to their very core and change the face of the planet! Following two generations of masked superheroes from the close of World War II to the icy shadow of the Cold War comes this groundbreaking comic story - the story of The Watchmen.

"Watchmen" is based on the 12-part DC Comics series written by Alan Moore and featuring art by Dave Gibbons.

Watchmen News
HBO Confirms Watchmen TV Show Talks with Zack SnyderHBO Confirms Watchmen TV Show Talks with Zack Snyder
HBO and Zack Snyder have been meeting about turning the DC Comics miniseries Watchmen into a weekly TV series.
Watchmen TV Series Planned by HBO & Zack Snyder?Watchmen TV Series Planned by HBO & Zack Snyder?
A new rumor claims Zack Snyder has met with HBO about turning his comic book adaptation Watchmen into a TV show.
Zack Snyder Responds to Joel Silver Watchmen CriticismZack Snyder Responds to Joel Silver Watchmen Criticism
The director calls Terry Gilliam's version 'completely insane', revealing that Watchmen is his favorite movie as a director.
Watchmen Producer Joel Silver Reveals Original Story TwistWatchmen Producer Joel Silver Reveals Original Story Twist
Terry Gilliam's early take on the Alan Moore graphic novel featured a much different ending than Zack Snyder had conceived.
UPDATE: Is DC in the Early Stages of Watchmen 2?
This is a project that DC's new Senior Vice President Dan DiDio wants to make a reality.
Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut Explodes Onto DVD and Blu-ray on November 3rd
We have all the details on this massive new five-disc set from Zack Snyder's film.
Watchmen: The Director's Cut to Hit Theaters July 17
Film to open in 4 theaters in Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and New York.
Watchmen Gets Heroic on DVD and Blu-ray on July 21st
We have all the details on this blockbuster film's three DVD/BD editions.
Warner Home Video Teams Up with Facebook for Watchmen Blu-ray Disc
Friend networks can now watch the film at the same time via the social networking site.
BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Monsters Vs. Aliens Eats Up the Box Office with $58.2 Million
The Haunting in Connecticut scares up $23 million in second place.
Screenwriter Alex Tse Gives Us a Look Into Writing Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter
We get an inside look at what turning a comic-within-a-comic into a film addition entails.
Check Out 3 New Clips from Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter/Under the Hood
Get a look at a scene from the animated pirate film and superhero mockumentary that tie in to the world of Watchmen.
BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Knowing Tops the Weekend Box Office with $24.8 Million
I Love You, Man loves it up in second place with $18 million
Eric Matthies Talks About the Under the Hood Segment of Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter
The director of the mockumentary from within the world of Watchmen discusses taking the expanded material from the graphic novel.
EXCLUSIVE: Clay Enos Unveils Watchmen Portraits!
A sneak peak of the famed photographer's Watchmen exhibit
BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Disney's Race to Witch Mountain Finishes in First Place with $25 Million
The Watchmen stand firm in second place with another $18 million.
CONTEST: Win the Music of Watchmen!
Here's your chance to win the soundtrack and original score on both CD and vinyl!
Watchmen Takes in $4.6 Million in Midnight Screenings
The film doubles the midnight take of Zack Snyder's 300.
New Uncensored Watchmen Clip Hits!
Take a look at this raw new footage from this new blockbuster.
Watchmen Gets Biggest R-Rated Rollout!
The film will be shown in 3,611 theaters this weekend.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: We Trade Punches with the Watchmen in Our Cast and Crew Featurette
We chat with creator David Gibbons, director Zack Snyder, actors Geoffrey Dean Morgan, Jackie Earl Haley and the rest of the cast about this highly anticipated adaptation.
Zack Snyder to Be Honored as Director of the Year at ShoWest 2009
The Watchmen and 300 director will be honored for his accomplishments.
Watchmen: 6 Minutes to Midnight Launches
Experience an interactive trailer for the highly anticipated film!
New Watchmen Clips to Debut on NBC
You can watch these new clip montages starting Monday.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: The Heroes Behind Watchmen Speak!
Malin Akerman, Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earl Haley, Matthew Goode, Billy Crudup, Carla Gugino, and Jeffery Dean Morgan.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Will Jeffrey Dean Morgan Return to Supernatural?
The actor says that he definitely wants to be involved in the final season.
Extended Clip from Watchmen Featuring Rorschach!
Director Zack Snyder introduces the special clip.
20 New Watchmen Videos for a Grand Total of 74!
We have 9 new clips, 8 interviews and 3 behind-the-scenes clips for this upcoming film.
CONTEST: Win Gigantic Watchmen Prizes!!!
We're giving away tons of swag from the upcoming film including an Xbox Watchman-branded 360 Console.
6 New Watchmen Entertainment Weekly Covers Revealed
Here's an early glimpse at the six collectable magazine covers you can pick up next week.
Watchmen: Director's Cut to Hit Theaters in July!
Director Zack Snyder revealed his three-hour cut will be released in Los Angeles and New York this summer.
Watchmen to Run 3 Hours and 25 Minutes on DVD!
Director Zack Snyder reveals some big DVD plans for his upcoming blockbuster.
Watchmen Coffee Released with New Contest
We have some details on the 'Nite Owl Dark Roast' and info on how to win tickets to the Los Angeles premiere of the film.
SET VISIT: Climb Aboard the Owl Ship for a Chat with the Watchmen!
Zack Snyder and his gang of actors invites us in for a look at this highly anticipated comic book adaptation.
Sixth Watchmen TV Spot Arrives
Get antoher video glimpse of this blockbuster-to-be.
5 New Watchmen Clips Arrive!
Get some new video glimpses at Zack Snyder's superhero film.
The 5th Watchmen TV Spot Hits!
Get another look at the world Zach Snyder has created from the graphic novel.
44 Brand New Watchmen Images!
Take a look at our brand new gallery of images from this upcoming blockbuster.
California Readers: Meet Watchmen's Dave Gibbons and Zack Snyder at the Apple Store!
Here are all the details to meet up with Gibbons in San Francisco and Snyder in Santa Monica.
Check Out Two New Watchmen TV Spots!
Get a look at more scenes from Zack Snyder's adaptation of the acclaimed graphic novel.
NYCC 2009: Watchmen Footage Revealed at NY Comic-Con
Dave Gibbons Reveals the First 18-minutes of the film, plus a world premiere bonus clip!
New Watchmen Video Journal Online!
Take a look at the 11th video installment for this blockbuster.
The New Watchmen Viral Video Reminds Us That Vigilantism Is Illegal!
Check out the latest marketing video from the fictional world of the film.
CONTEST: Win the Watchmen: Official Film Companion Book!
Here's your chance to win this coveted hardcover book that goes deeper into the upcoming film.
New Watchmen Imax Poster Surfaces
The final 1-sheet for the upcoming adaptation has been revealed.
Were They Really Considering Making a Sequel to Watchmen?
Director Zak Snyder reveals what he would've done if the studio insisted on a follow-up.
Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter & Under the Hood Come to DVD and Blu-ray on March 24th
We have all the details on this new DVD that will enhance the upcoming film.
New Watchmen Tie-in Book Images
Take a look at some unique artwork for this upcoming blockbuster.
Final Watchmen Poster Hits
Take a look at the whole superhero group in this latest one-sheet.
Watchmen: The Complete Motion Comic Gets Heroic on DVD and Blu-ray on March 3rd
We have all the details on this new tie-in to Zach Snyder's upcoming film.
Watchmen Soundtrack and Original Score Announced
These new CDs will hit the shelves on March 3, just before the film opens.
Check Out a New Watchmen Viral Video - From the Seventies!
The latest viral marketing piece for the film shows one of the heroes active in the 1970s.
Watchmen Dispute Settled Between Fox and Warner Bros!
The two parties agree to settle out of court for undisclosed amounts.
Watchmen Dispute Close to Settlement
It appears both Fox and Warner Bros. may settle their matter over Zack Snyder's film out of court.
Watch New Watchmen, Friday the 13th and Underworld 3 TV Spots
Get a new glimpse at some of the most anticipated films of 2009.
Fox and Warner Bros. Ask for a Hearing Delay in Watchmen Case
U.S District Judge Gary Allen Feess agrees but wants January 20 trial to happen.
Watchmen Trial Settlement Talks Going Well
It seems the lawsuit between Fox and Warner Bros. might not go to trial after all.
Larry Gordon Speaks Out on Watchmen's Legal Woes
Producer defends his agreements with Fox.
Watchmen Standoff Inches Closer to Resolution on January 20
Warner Bros. hopes Friday's status call will make things happen a lot sooner.
Fox and Warner Bros. Agree to Allow Judge to Determine Final Fate of Watchmen
The January 20th decision will determine if the film is released on March 6, 2009 as originally scheduled.
Go Back in Time with the Latest Watchmen Video Journal
Zack Snyder's most recent online journal explores the superheroes who came before the Watchmen.
Watch the Japanese Watchmen Trailer!
Take a look at this brand new video glimpse at Zack Snyder's eagerly-awaited film.
Watchmen Tie-In Gets an R Rating, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Receives a PG
Check out the latest news on what these anticipated projects will be rated.
10th Watchmen Featurette Hits
Zack Snyder's comicbook adaptation comes to theaters March 6th.
Fox Looking for Watchmen Delay
The studio has filed an order to hold the release of Zack Snyder's film.
Judge Rules in Fox's Favor Over Watchmen Movie
Judge Gary A. Feess urges Fox and Warner Bros. to negotiate a resolution.
Warner Bros. 2009 Sneak Preview
Including Inkheart, He's Just Not That Into You, Friday the 13th, Under the Sea 3D, Watchmen and more.
Watchmen Comic-Con Footage Available Now on ITunes
The film jumps into the digital world with featurettes, iPhone applications, film clips, trailers and more!
Watchmen Video Journal #9 Is Here
It's that time of month. Director Zack Snyder unleashes yet another look behind-the-scenes of his upcoming film.
Watchmen Gets It's Running Time Cut
Zack Snyder reveals plans for the final cut of the film, including possible integration of animated Tales of the Black Freighter for the DVD release.
The 2nd Watchmen Trailer Is Here!
Take a look at why everyone is talking about this movie.
6 Watchmen Character Posters Revealed
Featuring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode and more.
Zack Snyder Talks Watchmen Ending and Trailers
We find out when we can expect to see new trailers and what's up with the ending of the film.
New Watchmen Poster Is Here
Here's the latest one-sheet from Zack Snyder's anticipated film.
Watch the 8th Watchmen Online Journal
Here's your latest video peek inside the production of Zack Snyder's film.
The Comedian's Bio Now Added to The Watchmen Website
The highly anticipated comic book adaptation starts to see content updates online.
New Watchmen Teaser Poster Falls Out of the Sky!
Take a look at this brand new one-sheet for Zack Snyder's new film.
New Friday the 13th and Watchmen Teasers from the 2008 Scream Awards
Spike TV's horror awards reveal some new never seen before footage.
Spoilers from the Advance Screening of Watchmen
Viewers from the preview screening in Portland reveal how the film's ending is different from the comic.
Watchmen and Friday the 13th Footage to Air on Scream 2008
You can get sneak peeks at these two anticipated films on the Spike TV Halloween program.
7th Watchmen Video Journal Now Available
See how Billy Crudup was transformed into Dr. Manhattan.
EXCLUSIVE: Watchmen's Zack Snyder Reveals the Truth Behind Dr. Manhattan’s Enormous Manpower!
The visionary director talks about a Watchmen sequel, its current running time, video games, and superhero girth.
Patrick Wilson Discusses Being Watchmen’s Nite Owl
The actor understood the significance of taking on the part.
Are They Really Considering a Watchmen Sequel?
Patrick Wilson confirms that it's been talked about.
6th Watchmen Video Journal Now Available Online
Larry Fong takes viewers through the cinematography of this upcoming Graphic Novel adaptation.
Watchmen Lawsuit Gets Court Date
The battle between Fox and Warner Bros. begins to resolve.
Fox Seeking to Block Warner Bros. Release of Watchmen in March
The trial now set for April or June.
4 New Watchmen Magazine Cover Images
Take a look at a Brazilian magazine featuring Zack Snyder's latest film.
Watchmen Lawsuit Going Forward
A judge throws out Warner Bros. motion to dismiss Fox's lawsuit.
4 Brand New Watchmen Photos!
The studio sends over some new high-resolution images of the Nite Owl in action.
5th Watchmen Video Journal Goes Live
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the film's life-size Owl ship.
Hi-Res Watchmen Posters from Comic-Con
Zack Snyder directs the graphic novel adaptation.
New Watchmen Pictures!
Get a look at more images from the hottest adaptation in comics.
COMIC-CON 2008: See Eight New Watchmen Posters
Check out new 'vintage-style' posters featuring the heroes of the film.
COMIC-CON 2008: EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Zack Snyder and the Entire Cast of Watchmen Speak!
The acclaimed director and his actors talk about the most anticipated comic book adaptations of all time.
COMIC-CON 2008: Watchmen Panel Details!
Here's what went down at this highly-anticipated Friday afternoon event.
Watchmen Games in Production
Warner Bros. is set to release two new downloadable games.
New Artwork from Zack Snyder's Watchmen
James Jean does Sally Jupiter as a Vargas pin-up girl!
New Watchmen, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Terminator Salvation Pictures
Take a look at some new images from three hot upcoming releases.
Watchmen Teaser Trailer Is Here!
Get your first look at the film right now!
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