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

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

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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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Everything that is... or was... began as a dream. See more »


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

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10 June 2005 (USA)  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,582,088 (USA) (10 June 2005)

Gross:

$39,177,541 (USA) (14 October 2005)
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Trivia

Mr. Electricidad's name is literally Spanish for electricity. See more »

Goofs

The Banana Split boat starts off with two cherries when they launch, and in the next scene, there is only one cherry. See more »

Quotes

Sharkboy: [singing] Close your eyes, shut your mouth, dream a dream and get us out. / Dream, dream, dream, dream, dream, dream. / Hit the hay, fast asleep, dream a dream, you little blip. / Dream, dream, dream, dream, dream, dream.
Lavagirl: It's working! Keep it up, Sharkboy.
Sharkboy: [singing] Just relax, lay about, or my fist will put you out. / Dream, dream, dream, dream, dream, dream. / Take your time, but beware, there's darkness in the air. / Dream, dream, dream, dream, dream, dream.
Lavagirl: Dream about me next, Max. I need ...
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Referenced in Mad: The Straight A-Team/Gaming's Next Top Princess (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Dream, Dream, Dream, Dream (Dream, Dream)
Written by Robert Rodriguez
Performed by Sharkboy and The Lavagirls
Vocals by Taylor Lautner
Produced by Robert Rodriguez & Carl Thiel
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My son liked the movie
11 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I took my 9 year old son to Shark Boy and Lava Girl expecting to see a movie for kids. I saw a movie for kids. Yes, the story was predictable and the acting could have been better. Many scenes had my son at the edge of his seat. He has a wild imagination and enjoyed seeing a movie about a boy with a similar imagination. Taylor Dooley is adorable, and Taylor Lautner has some great moves in the movie. I asked my son for a quote about the movie: "It is exciting, adventurous, and the 3-d effects could have been a little better, but if it wasn't 3-d it wouldn't be good at all". It's a kids movie and my kid liked it, maybe yours will too. I


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