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The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Family  |  10 June 2005 (USA)
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A boy dreams up shark-boy and lava-girl and the horror that lies within their planet.

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Dreamer Max, ridiculed by his classmates, conjures up his perfect dreamworld...the Planet Drool. But his dream is more powerful than even he suspects, and his favourite dream super-heroes, Sharkboy and Lavagirl, materialise on Earth. They need help from Max. All is not well in Max's dreamworld. An alien intelligence is interfering and darkness threatens his beloved Planet Drool. Is it true, as Sharkboy and Lavagirl say, that only Max, the powerful dreamer, can stop it? Max takes off on a wild and dangerous journey to the fantastic Planet Drool with Sharkboy and Lavagirl. Can they discover the source of the danger? Will they be able to stop it in time? Written by Yaalaast

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Smaller heroes. Just as super. See more »


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Rated PG for mild action and some rude humor | See all certifications »

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$284,611 (Australia) (16 September 2005)

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£2,261,727 (UK) (14 October 2005)
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The face of the boy from the Troublemaker Studios logo can be seen as a design or sticker on the cover of Linus' binder in multiple scenes. See more »

Goofs

When Lavagirl's hair is on fire, Sharkboy cools it off by putting water on it. A few shots later, her hair isn't wet at all (it's not in a face shot, so it's hard to see). However, she is supposed to be hot enough to flash-burn anything she touches, so it would make sense that her hair gets dried exceptionally fast. See more »

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Max: So dream a better dream; then work to make it real.
Tobor: Yes?
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Sharkboy & Lavagirl
Music Written by Robert Rodriguez
Lyrics Written by Robert Rodriguez
Performed by The Lavagirls
Vocals by Ariel Abshire
Produced by Robert Rodriguez and Carl Thiel
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I hated it - the kids loved it.
8 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I hated it.

My two kids (5 and 7) thought it was the best movie of all time. And they've seen lots of movies. Let's face it: we can't always dictate what the kids should like. This one simply appeals to them, and from a parents perspective, its basically harmless (except to the older crowd

  • then it is painfully boring).




I would recommend bringing a book.

Or a pillow and a sweater.

Or, at least some thoughts that you wanted to concentrate on for a while.


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