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

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A young boy is recruited by his imaginary friends Sharkboy and Lavagirl to help save their planet.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marissa / Ice Princess
Sharkboy's Dad
Classroom Kid #1
Classroom Kid #2
Classroom Kid #3
Rocket Rodriguez ...
Racer Rodriguez ...
Sharkboy, Age 7
Sharkboy, Age 5


Max is a normal guy with a dreaming habit-making him a target for bullies. One day, he accidentally summons imaginary characters in his mind named sharkboy and lavagirl. They are his heroes who will defend him at all costs, but when they arrive for real, something unexpected happens, the 2 heroes need max to save their world from a dire threat

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Smaller heroes. Just as super. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

10 June 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Aventuras de Sharkboy e Lavagirl  »

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Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,582,088, 12 June 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Tobor (the name for max's robot) is robot spelled backwards. See more »


Lavagirl flash burns numerous things when she holds them, yet when she holds the ice she is sucking on it, and it doesn't melt in her hands. See more »


Lavagirl: Row row row your bananasplit-boat, gently down the steam of consciousness, merrily merrily merrily, live is Max's dream.
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References The NeverEnding Story (1984) See more »


Row Row Row Your Boat
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My Son loves Lava Girl
24 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

Ever since my son got a miniature Lava Girl toy in a fast food meal he has been enthralled with her. I think Taylor Dooley has a great smile and I hope this movie won't be an end to her acting career. My son lost interest in the movie before it was 1/2 over. We saw it in 2-D in a home theater (DVD). From the other reviews I have read, we didn't miss a lot with regards to the 3-D. The plot was a cross between a never ending story and a never ending story. My son still loves the toy though. And I look foreword to more of Miss Dooleys smile.

I don't want to be accused of padding my comment with junk words, but when you have said all there is to say about a movie, I don't think you should be required to say more. Lest you end up in the same position as the writer of this movie. Forced by the constraints of running time or in this case a websites guidelines to stretch 5 lines of dialog into 10 lines of commentary.

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