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An expedition leaves for the Amazon to prove the existance of dinosaurs. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 nominations See more »
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  (in credits order)

Bob Hoskins ... Prof. George Challenger

James Fox ... Prof. Leo Summerlee
Tom Ward ... Lord John Phillip Roxton

Matthew Rhys ... Edward Malone

Elaine Cassidy ... Agnes Cluny

Peter Falk ... Reverend Theo Kerr
Nathaniel Lees ... Indian chief
Tamati Rice ... Achille (as Tamati Te Nohotu)
Nicole Whippy ... Maree
Inia Maxwell ... Indian leader

Tessa Peake-Jones ... Mrs. Hilda Summerlee
Tim Healy ... McArdle

Joanna Page ... Gladys

Tom Goodman-Hill ... Arthur Hare

Robert Hardy ... Prof. Illingworth
Malcolm Shields ... Lead ape
Paul Joseph ... Ape 2
Jane Howie ... Ape 3
Mason West ... Ape 4
Julia Walshaw ... Ape 5
Michael Bertenshaw ... Reporter at Docks
Jasper Jacob ... Stuttgart man
David Quilter ... Businessman 1
Terry Mortimer ... Businessman 2
Brian Abbott ... Reporter 1
Dominic Rowan ... Reporter 2
Laurence Kennedy ... Angry man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Greg Bennett ... Journalist
Felicity Hamill ... Child ape
Luke Murray ... Summerlee's son

Bianca Roe ... Selena (as Bianca Chiminello)

Simon Watts ... Zero

Ozzie Devrish ... Kings Guest (uncredited)
Ray Donn ... Businessman (uncredited)

Laurie Goode ... Reporter (uncredited)
John Turner ... Apeman (uncredited)

Directed by
Stuart Orme 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Arthur Conan Doyle  novel
Adrian Hodges 
Tony Mulholland  dramatist

Produced by
Delia Fine .... executive producer: A&E
Tim Haines .... co-producer
Christopher Hall .... producer
Kate Harwood .... executive producer
Lee Morris .... line producer
Emilio Nunez .... supervising producer
Nicola Olsen .... line producer
Jane Tranter .... executive producer
Original Music by
Rob Lane 
Cinematography by
David Odd 
Film Editing by
David Yardley 
Casting by
Janey Fothergill 
Production Design by
Rob Harris 
Art Direction by
Gary Mackay 
Catrin Meredydd 
Costume Design by
James Keast 
Makeup Department
Sue Bide .... assistant makeup artist
Jill Hagger .... makeup designer
Shaunna Harrison .... assistant makeup artist
Chris Lyons .... special effects teeth
Linda Wall .... assistant makeup artist
Josh Weston .... special makeup effects artist
Production Management
Kate Stannard .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Phil Booth .... second assistant director
Guy Heeley .... first assistant director
Richard Matthews .... third assistant director
Ed Raymond .... third assistant director (as Eddie Raymond)
Angela Waller .... additional assistant director
Art Department
Martin Asbury .... storyboard artist
Guy Bradley .... assistant art director
Dave Channon .... construction
Robert Channon .... scenic painter
Dean Coldham .... set plasterer
Jane Culverhouse .... buyer/dresser
Helen Dagger .... set dresser
Garry Dawson .... stand-by props
Andrew Fraser .... key greens
Troy Hannett .... lead hand scenic artist
Kayne Horsham .... assistant art director
Terry Jones .... prop buyer
Michael Kissane .... stand-by props
Mickey Lennon .... property master (as Micky Lennon)
Jim Marsden .... construction
Hugo Moss .... graphic artist
Birgitta Nilsson .... art department coordinator
Pip Steel .... prop buyer
Brent Tasker .... stand-by greens
Sound Department
James Andrews .... adr recordist
Terry Brown .... dinosaur sound
John Casali .... boom operator
David Crozier .... sound mixer
James Harris .... sound assistant
Hugh Johnson .... dubbing mixer
David Madigan .... sound mixer (as Dave Madigan)
Keith Marriner .... dialogue editor
Philip Meehan .... foley artist
Bernard O'Reilly .... sound effects editor
Sam Spicer .... boom operator
Richard Todman .... additional dialogue editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Richard Gregory .... animatronics and apes
Jez Harris .... animatronics and apes
Paul Verrall .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
William Bartlett .... visual effects supervisor
Darren Byford .... CGI supervisor
Danny Geurtsen .... creature skin painter: Framestore
Nathalie Girard .... digital compositor
Scott Griffin .... visual effects producer
Jason Horley .... texture painter: Framestore CFC
Russell Horth .... digital effects artist: Framestore
John Howarth .... visual effects director of photography
Martin Macrae .... digital texture artist
Virgil Manning .... animation supervisor
Charles Marchand .... digital compositor
Sirio Quintavalle .... compositor
Jason Selfe .... digital compositor
Jon Veal .... CG modeller
Malcolm Wright .... digital effects artist
Adam Burnett .... technical director (uncredited)
Darren Byford .... technical director (uncredited)
Ben Cronin .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Stuart M. Ellis .... 3D animator (uncredited)
Theo Facey .... technical director (uncredited)
Chris Long .... animator (uncredited)
Chris Long .... technical director (uncredited)
Simon Whalley .... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
Ric Anderson .... stunts
Trevor Bau .... stunt performer
Keir Beck .... stunt performer
Renee Bowen .... stunt double
Mick Corrigan .... stunt performer
Jonathan Costelloe .... stunt double
Augie Davis .... stunt coordinator
Craig Dunn .... stunt double
Kyle Gardiner .... stunt performer
Nick McKinless .... stunt performer
Angela Moore .... stunt double
Allan Poppleton .... stunt double
Paul Shapcott .... assistant stunt coordinator
Sheree Swords .... stunt double
Tim Wong .... stunt performer
Robert Young .... stunt double: Bob Hoskins
Camera and Electrical Department
Jon Best .... gaffer
Craig Feather .... focus puller
Chris Gillette .... electrics
Rodrigo Gutierrez .... camera operator
Stefan Lissner .... best boy
Rupert Lloyd-Parry .... grip (as Rupert Lloyd Parry)
Hamish McIntyre .... grip
Grant McKinnon .... gaffer
Tony Slater Ling .... second camera operator
Joe Stick .... second unit: best boy
Animation Department
Russ Mooney .... timing supervisor
Richard Dexter .... animator (uncredited)
Stuart M. Ellis .... animator (uncredited)
Neil Glasbey .... animator (uncredited)
Wayne Howe .... animator (uncredited)
Sophie Lodge .... animator (uncredited)
Jon Turburfield .... animator (uncredited)
Casting Department
Chuck Douglas .... extras casting
Diana Rowan .... casting: New Zealand
Riwia Fox .... casting assistant: New Zealand (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Pauline Bowkett .... costume supervisor
Rob Brown .... costume assistant
Sue Clewett .... costume supervisor
Jasmin Easterbrook .... costume assistant
Tanya Aanderaa .... costume maker (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Simon Brasse .... assistant editor
Justin Eely .... on-line editor
Music Department
Julian Kershaw .... orchestrator
Transportation Department
Reg Gibson .... unit transport manager
Isaac Lane .... transport assistant
Other crew
Maggie Anson .... artist contracts
Gunner Ashford .... armorer
Grant Castle .... security coordinator
Ruth Christie .... script supervisor
Tony Clarke .... location manager
Andrew Connor .... assistant accountant
Midge Ferguson .... location manager
Annie Gilhooly .... production coordinator
Ryan Harrington .... production coordinator
Matthew Holmes .... script editor
Katie Hutchinson .... assistant coordinator
Neil Jones .... accountant
Adrian Kelly .... assistant coordinator
Howard Kingston .... production executive
Louisa Kors .... production coordinator
Darren Mackie .... stand-by runner
Birgitta Nilsson .... design coordinator
Roger Preston .... location scout
Vanessa Redmond .... accounting assistant
Malcolm Shields .... choreographer
Colin Shulver .... prosthetics designer
Peta Sinclair .... location manager
Jill Soper .... production assistant
Melanie Turner .... production coordinator (as Mel Turner)
Melanie Turner .... production coordinator
Donna Wills .... assistant accountant
Emma Brown .... production runner (uncredited)
Roisin Carty .... dialect coach (uncredited)
Anne Chamberlain .... unit publicist (uncredited)
Julian Checkley .... creature fabricator (uncredited)

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150 min | Argentina:152 min | Finland:147 min (2 parts) | UK:145 min (DVD)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Professor Challenger talks to Summerlee about his life as a young boy, that he was raised by his parents under the Bible. Then as he became more interested in Science, his father had "lost" him. This is similar to his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and his own religious experiences. He too, was a scientist that was raised Catholic and became more supportive of Spiritualism.See more »
Revealing mistakes: When Edward lands after falling from the tree after scouting the land, Agnes and the others are clearly visible in the left hand of the screen waiting for their cue to enter.See more »
Prof. George Challenger:[Professor Summerlee has just had a bitter argument with Reverend Kerr over evolution: Professor Challanger has kept silent and divulged that his parents were deeply religous] Professor Challenger: One day I went to my father and asked him for a microscope. I can still remember the sadness in his eyes; he knew he had lost me then. But without even knowing it he had given me an even greater gift. He taught me humility in the face of nature. I don't know if there is a god; but I know man is no substitute if there isn't.See more »
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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
What? Another adaptation of The Lost World!, 29 December 2002

Yep! The producers of this film just felt that the story of a group of British explorers wandering through the jungles of South America in search of a hidden plateau riddled with prehistoric monsters had not been tackled enough or not tackled with any degree of accuracy. Despite having been made into film and television fare since 1925 numerous times, the folks at A & E wanted to remake Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novel. They wanted to try and create a definitive version of his classic tale. They did do a pretty good job. Sure, one can see the major differences between the book and the film. There are not many, but there are some major ones(the addition of a female character). Yet,despite these changes, the film remains very faithful in spirit to the novel. The characters are central to the story not the dinosaurs. The acting is quite good with Bob Hoskins doing a fine job as Professor Challenger. Edward Fox gives a first-rate performance as Professor Summerlee, bring wit, humour, and even some pathos to his role. Peter Falk is also fine in his role, a role which brings to light the everlasting fight between religion and science to the forefront of the film. The special effects are pretty good and the story is plotted with action, suspense, and wonderful dialogue. But what I liked more than anything about this film was the fact that the producers refused to pander to the less literate and articulate members of the audience. They did not sacrifice characterization for action and special effects all the time. They did not abandon having viewers use their minds and think about the inherent problems of science and religion when they collide. For this I thank them and hope that others take their lead and remember that not all viewers are between the ages of 10 and 25. A fine adaptation and a ripping good yarn!

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