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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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Cast

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Ka'Ren (as Mo Zainal)
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Old Mother
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Narrator (voice)
Kristian Beazley ...
D'Leh's Father
Junior Oliphant ...
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}

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hunter | tribe | epic | mammoth | journey | See All (261) »

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One Man, One Army, One Battle. 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 A.C.  »

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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

This film features some alleged historical controversies, including construction of the great pyramids 12,000 years ago (almost 7,500 years earlier), the existence of the Ben-Ben stone (the pyramidion stone missing from the top of the Khafre pyramid), the correlation between the position of the pyramids and the stars from the Orion constellation (associated by the Egyptians with the god Osiris), the Sphinx with a head of a lion allegedly correlated with the Leo constellation rising to the east (at the same time that Orion is in conjunction with the Giza pyramid complex), and the possible nonhuman origins of the first kings of Egypt. See more »

Goofs

The tribes sleep barely clothed in the desert during the night. Temperature differences in the desert vary enormously between day and night because the heat cannot be held in. See more »

Quotes

Tic'Tic: A good man draws a circle around himself and cares for those within. His woman, his children.
Tic'Tic: Other men draw a larger circle and bring within their brothers and sisters.
Tic'Tic: But some men have a great destiny. They must draw around themselves a circle that includes many, many more.
Tic'Tic: Your father was one of those men. You must decide for yourself whether you are, as well.
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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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