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Lost in Space (1998)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Family | 3 April 1998 (USA)
The Robinson family was going into space to fight for a chance for humanity. Now they are fighting to live long enough to find a way home.

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In the year 2058, the Earth will soon be uninhabitable after the irreversible effects of pollution and global warming! Professor John Robinson, lead scientist of the Jupiter 2 Mission, will lead his family to the habitable planet Alpha Prime to prep it for colonization. The Jupiter 2 is equipped with a hyperdrive that allows faster-than-light travel, which will eventually be employed to evacuate the citizens of Earth. However hypergates must be constructed on Earth and Alpha Prime to provide stable points of departure and arrival. Dr. Zachary Smith is bribed by a terrorist organization to sabotage the mission, and ends up an unwilling stowaway as the ship blasts off. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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Rated PG-13 for some intense sci-fi action | See all certifications »

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$80,000,000 (estimated)

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$20,154,919 (USA) (5 April 1998)

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$69,117,629 (USA)
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Over 3,500 names are listed in the end credits. See more »

Goofs

During the attempted destruction of the Jupiter, there's a brief moment (right after Major West gets blown back by the electric blast) where you hear the robot's pulse blaster firing, but don't see a beam. See more »

Quotes

Judy Robinson: Who was it that said, "Those who can't think, fight"? I think it was me.
[walks away]
Major West: [to Prof. Robinson] That's one cold fish I'd like to thaw.
[Judy returns]
Major West: [to Prof. Robinson]
Judy Robinson: Oh, I won't be home for dinner tonight, *Dad*.
[Judy walks away. West stares at John, who also walks away]
Major West: It's gonna be a *long* flight.
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References Stargate (1994) See more »

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I'm Here...Another Planet
Written by The Creatures & Juno Reactor
Performed by Juno Reactor & The Creatures
Courtesy of Blueroom Released & The Creatures
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A Space Adventure!
12 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't think Lost in Space was a bad movie. Is it a movie to be honored the all-time best? No, it's not. There are flaws in this movie, but I don't care too much. The movie is about a family, the Robinsons trying to go to the other habitable planet in the galaxy. They do all right until the villain, Spider Smith tries to kill the family and he ruins the navigational system. Now the Robinsons are lost. The acting is OK. Some of the actors did a great job such as Matt LeBlanc and Gary Oldman. The rest did OK. The special effects are not as good as movies from the time period such as Armageddon or Godzilla. The effects are good, though. I was disappointed in the writing. Akiva Goldsman is a respected writer with talent. For a bad script, all the actors did a good job. The music is pretty good. I liked the electronic soundtrack. I give this movie a 7/10 because I liked the space scenery, the gadgets, and the action.


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