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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)

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Adventuress Lara Croft goes on a quest to save the mythical Pandora's Box before an evil scientist and recruits a former Marine turned mercenary to assist her.

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Intrepid British archaeologist Lara Croft has made perhaps the most important archaeological discovery in history: an orb that leads to the mythical Pandora's Box. Unfortunately, the orb falls into the hands of Jonathan Reiss, an evil scientist who deals in killer viruses and hopes to sell the secrets of the box as the ultimate weapon. Recruited by British Intelligence to get the orb back from Reiss, Lara recruits Terry Sheridan, a British marine turned mercenary (and her former love interest) to help. The two embark on an adventure that spans continents in an attempt to regain the orb... Written by Gavin Nelson

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Rated PG-13 for action violence and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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25 July 2003 (USA)  »

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$95,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$828,217 (Italy) (24 October 2003)

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$65,653,758 (USA) (7 November 2003)
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Goofs

When Lara and Terry escape from Reiss's lab in (Hong Kong) Times Square in Causeway Bay they go up a lift, and suddenly they leap off a skyscraper in the middle of Central. Causeway Bay and Central are two different parts of Hong Kong and it is not possible to go up a lift in Causeway Bay and end up on the roof somewhere in Central. See more »

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Jimmy Petraki: They found another one. There's going to be no treasure left by the time she gets here.
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Good story, cast and locations
14 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This sequel is well done. Liked the use of the locations in Santorini, Hong Kong, Africa etc. The director made unique interesting use of the places.

The cast is top notch. Gerard Butler has chemistry with Angelina but his accent is a bit too thick in some parts to understand. Cirian Hinds is a dignified enough villain. Djimon Honsu is good in an real authentic looking African role.

For those who didn't like the first movie so much, this is quite different. It's grander feeling. So it's a good follow up since it departs on the first one instead of rehashing it.

Overall one of the more enjoyable action adventure movies.


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