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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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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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Budget:

$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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The film uses the same anaglyph 3-D technology used in Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003). See more »

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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 »

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Lavagirl: Hot lava... Hot lava...
[Lavagirl starts melting, turning into lava]
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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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