3 1/2 stars
Actors: Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Ewan MacGregor, Alison Lohman.
Director: Tim Burton.
Writer: John August, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace.
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Length: 2 hours, 5 minutes.
Web site: www.sony.com/bigfish/.
Theaters: Cary: Crossroads. Chapel Hill: Varsity. Durham: Southpoint. Willowdaile. Wynnsong. Garner: Towne Square. Morrisville: Park Place. Raleigh: Brier Creek. Carmike. Colony. Grande. Mission Valley. Six Forks. Roxboro: Palace.
Rating: PG-13 (fight scene, nudity, a suggestive reference).