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Land of the Lost (2009)

 -  Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  5 June 2009 (USA)
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On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.

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Palaeontologist Rick Marshall takes Will and Holly into a new world of danger, dinosaurs and big bug-eyed lizard people while trying to find their way back home and, too, save the universe and in doing so saving his reputation. With the dinosaur with brains, brawn and personality and the adventure of scientific advancement and exotic beasts in a far away land, it all adds up to time traveling fun and frolics. Written by Cinema_Fan

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, and for language including a drug reference | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£642,553 (UK) (31 July 2009)

Gross:

£1,409,998 (UK) (7 August 2009)
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Trivia

When Will Ferrell's character is singing with the banjo one of the lines is 'Marshall, Will and Holly'. Will Ferrell played Federal Wildlife Marshall Willenholly in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001). See more »

Goofs

During the rescue attempt when Holly is in the cage, Will is lying on the floor and trips a Sleestak over. The shot then goes to Rick and Holly swinging away from him revealing only Will at the edge of the pit, however the next shot shows Will pushing the Sleestak he just tripped into the lava. See more »

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Astronaut: Mission Control, come in. Mission Control, do you read?
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Halfway through the credits there is an additional scene showing a brought back dinosaur egg hatching to reveal a baby Sleestak. See more »

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References Mama's Family (1983) See more »

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I Hope I Get It (From 'A Chorus Line')
Written by Marvin Hamlisch, Edward Kleban
Performed by The Original Broadway Cast of "A Chorus Line"
Courtesy of Sony Music Masterworks
By Arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Ignore the critics, enjoy the psychedelic ride!
9 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a great movie.The visuals were superb! My girlfriend and I are both big fans of the original 1974 series and we had a fun time. We went into the theater having heard all the negative reviews, expecting a horrible film. Glad we ignored the critics. It doesn't deserve the rap it's getting and if this is the movie Sid and Marty wanted then that's fine with us. It's their creation and we enjoyed their take on it. I can't help but think that a more serious treatment might have been more pleasing to hard-core fans like us but a film has to span the masses so we understand the direction they went. Now bring on the Sony H.R. Pufnstuf movie!


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