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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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Cast

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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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1.85 : 1
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Eleven visual effects companies (Hybride Technologies, CafeFX, The Orphanage, Post Logic, Hydraulx, Industrial Light & Magic, R!ot Pictures, Tippett Studio, Amalgamated Pixels and Intelligent Creatures and Rodriguez's Texas-based Troublemaker Digital) worked on the film in order to accomplish over 1,000 visual effect shots. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Mr. Electricidad: What I can't believe is you dreamt me as a big round bad guy! I'm not bad!
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Filmed in Troublevision See more »

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References The NeverEnding Story (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

The La La's Song
Written and Performed by Nicole Weinstein
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My kids loved it!
28 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

I put this movie on for my 3 girls - 6 1/2 and 4 year twins earlier this week. They LOVED IT! It is definitely for the younger crowd and you need to take the movie for what it is.... a kid movie. Fortunately, I did record the movie on the DVR and they have watched it every day sometimes twice a day.

Also, since the boy in the movie has a dream journal, my oldest started to write in her journal again. Any movie that gets a kid to write has got to be OK.

Also, we watched the 2D version and seemed great. I really didn't know that there was a 3d version until now.


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