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To escape evils of the Civil War, Cyrus removes his small family and random war prisoners by way of 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, played by Patrick Stuart, the group is forced to find shelter and survive. Written by Katelyn

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This is the second time Kyle MacLachlan and Patrick Stewart have appeared together. The previous time was 'Dune' (1984) and Kyle MacLachlan played Paul Atreides and Patrick Stewart played Gurney Halleck See more »

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Nemo attributes the large size of the creatures on the island to the presence of "Thorium", which, he claims, is found nowhere else on Earth. Thorium is, in fact, a real element, Atomic Number 90, and, far from being rare, is nearly four times as abundant as uranium (nearly as common as lead). Thorium has no known biological role, and its radiation cannot even penetrate human skin, though it is highly carcinogenic if ingested. See more »

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Such a bad movie on such a great book
13 June 2006 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

First I read the book "The Mysterious Island" when I was very little and it gave me wonderful time of dreams and adventures. I was so excited during reading it. Last year I finally found the book and bought it and until now I've read it many times and I think it's one the greatest books ever written.

I started watching this movie with some hope to see the journey and life of my heroes from the book, but I couldn't even stand to watch half an hour of it, because it has nothing to do with the book and it's made so so bad. The actors, the play...are awful! Lots of the scenes and special effects makes me wonder how is it possible this movie to be made in 2005 when they're so ridiculous and cheap.

To all of you who respect the author and the book - you can leave this movie behind and believe me you're doing good.


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