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10,000 BC (2008)

 -  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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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}

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One Man, One Army, One Battle. See more »


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

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7 March 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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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Not screened for critics; only a 20-minute excerpt was shown to journalists. See more »

Goofs

(at around 50 mins) The leader of the African tribe tells D'Leh how his family was taken away. When he calls out to his tribesman, a metal molar is clearly visible in his mouth. See more »

Quotes

D'Leh: He is not a god!
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Very unjustly criticized, in my honest opinion
2 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While I was certainly not going to watch 10,000 B.C. expecting a masterpiece, I got much more than I bargained for as well. While the film is not excellent, it entertained me thoroughly and I was interested throughout the entire watch and surprised after it was over. It is pelted with comments and reviews about how it is poorly written, edited and played out, though I am here to counter those three accusations, because I, like a few numbers of people, thought it was enjoyable.

The movie could upset many scientists or people who love and or respect history. Having mammoths in what looks like the Ice Age, large Velociraptor-like birds in an immense jungle and Egyptians all in the same time era, it seems like the movie just threw a whole bunch of material together. However, I am always willing to accept that even with information and proof on past time eras, we can never be 100% certain on anything, and I judged this film not on it's historical accuracy, but it's entertainment and enjoyment levels. The characters, while a lot are a bit unbelievable or one-dimensional, all pass the time effectively and fill in for what is needed in the story. The storyline itself is probably my favorite aspect, having some wonderful material to work with and really nice effects and performances from the lead man and Camilla Belle, who is regarded as a horrid actress, but I very well liked in this and her other work.

It is nicely done, in the sense that I am interested and entertained with how everything moves along, and even though it seems like it is unsure on which direction it should go at some points, it never jumps subject, even if it does jump scenes. I do not understand Roland Emmerich, though. It seems at times that he just did not want to concentrate on or deal with this film, having some very poorly played out scenes. Even if I liked the way it moved along, he was not as dedicated as he could have been on this movie like he was Godzilla and even The Day After Tomorrow. The movie also has some poor dialogue and some material just does not make sense, but I still however stand by my approval of it. It is not as bad as many claim, even if it is not amazing. It is worth the watch if you want to watch it.


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