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To escape evils of the Civil war, Cyrus removes his small family and random war prisoners by way if hot air balloon. Once landing on an island the group finds they are surrounded by danger ... See full summary »

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To escape evils of the Civil war, Cyrus removes his small family and random war prisoners by way if hot air balloon. Once landing on an island the group finds they are surrounded by danger from giant insects and gold craving pirates. Turned away by the only safe haven on the island, owned by captain Nemo, Patrick Suart, the group is forced to find shelter and survive. Written by Katelyn

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When the cannon on the pirate ship fires, there are a number of errors; 1) there is no crew loading, aiming, or firing the gun, 2) there are no securing ropes to prevent the cannon from launching itself across the ship, 3) there is no bulwark to which securing ropes could be attached. See more »

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Fairly mediocre, but with cheesy appeal
23 July 2009 | by (Scotland, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I know this was pretty meh, yet I couldn't help but enjoy it. Part one is definitely the more enjoyable of the two, while part two is just bad.

I hadn't read or seen Mysterious Island previous to this so I can't comment on how faithful it is. My guess would be: not very.

The direction is lame, the editing is lacking and the acting is sub-par. At times, it was enjoyable. The props, set-design and location were a nice touch but the CGI - oh my God! Terrible! The over-sized-insects looking bad I could take...but the CGI-heavy ending is AWFUL!

I want to tell you to avoid it but...it appealed to me because sometimes I like action to be cheesy, stupid and unintentionally funny. If you do too, watch it. If not, stay far away says I. 6/10

P.S. I didn't even recognise Vinnie Jones. I don't know what to say to that. I guess it's a compliment...


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