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 -  Action | Adventure | Drama  -  7 March 2008 (USA)
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A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

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Warlord (as Ben Badra)
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Ka'Ren (as Mo Zainal)
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Kristian Beazley ...
D'Leh's Father
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Louise Tu'u ...
Baku's Mother
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Storyline

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter named D'Leh's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe. When a band of mysterious horse-riding warlords raid the Yaghal camp and kidnaps his heart's desire - the beautiful Evolet along with many others, D'Leh is forced to lead a small group of hunters south to pursue the warlords to the end of the world to save her. Driven by destiny, the unlikely band of warriors must battle saber-toothed cats and terror birds in the Levant. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

hunter | epic | mammoth | tribe | journey | See more »

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The legend. The battle. The first hero. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 March 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

10,000 BC  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$105,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,932,539 (UK) (14 March 2008)

Gross:

$94,770,548 (USA) (13 June 2008)
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Trivia

Tim Shadbolt, mayor of Invercargill, New Zealand, was involved in a serious car accident while pitching Southland, NZ, as a shooting location for this movie. See more »

Goofs

The mammoth hunters appear to live in Northern Europe, yet they cross the Sahara to get to the Nile. Plus, there is no evidence of woolly mammoths in Africa. See more »

Quotes

D'Leh: Look how fast its growing.
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User Reviews

 
Roland Emmerich hits a new low
8 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well, aside from the historical inaccuracies that everyone has pointed out, this movie had horrid acting, insipid dialog, and a cliché plot line that any moderately skilled elementary school kid could have written. So what are the redeeming qualities of this movie? The scenery, some of the CGI, and that's about it. On a technical level, I found it hilarious that for all the hype about this movie, it was far worse than I could have imagined. Someone made a comment about the lighting of this movie. There were definitely inconsistencies in the lighting, which added to the list of things wrong with this movie and made it feel like perhaps it was a rushed project.

I think if this movie were made without any dialog except for the narrative, it would have been much more enjoyable as a whole.


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