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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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Max
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Marissa / Ice Princess
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Sharkboy's Dad
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Classroom Kid #1
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Classroom Kid #3
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Lug
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Sharkboy, Age 7
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Sharkboy, Age 5
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Storyline

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 »


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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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As Aventuras de Sharkboy e Lavagirl  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$39,177,684

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$71,992,655
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In addition to having the same first name, stars Taylor Lautner and Taylor Dooley are also both from Michigan. See more »

Goofs

When Linus captures the three heroes, Max asks "How did you get so powerful?" Linus shows that he has his dream book, which he shows upside-down. In the next shot it is still held at arm's length, but right-side-up. See more »

Quotes

Sharkboy: [cracks knuckles] Get ready for the ultimate power outage.
Mr. Electric: [flexing muscles] And who are you to believe that you can defeat me now?
Sharkboy: No one special. Just... king of the ocean.
[Sharks cut ice that Mr. Electric is on, he falls in the water, and the sharks bite him]
Sharkboy: Shark frenzy.
[Sharkboy walks away]
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References Terminator 2 (1991) 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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I hated it - the kids loved it.
8 August 2005 | by 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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