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The Three Investigators and the Secret of Skeleton Island (2007)

PG | | Adventure, Family, Mystery | 2008 (USA)
Three kid detectives go on an epic journey to eerie Skeleton Island. Once home to pirates, it's now plagued by a mysterious beast.

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Cast

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Naima Sebe ...
Chris
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Al Crenshaw
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Gamba
Fiona Ramsay ...
Miss Wilbur
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Tom Farraday
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Bill
Jannik Schümann ...
Justus Jonas (voice)
Yoshij Grimm ...
Peter Shaw (voice)
Daniel Claus ...
Bob Andrews (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andreas Fröhlich ...
Man at Junkyard
Oliver Rohrbeck ...
Man in Hotel
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Storyline

Three kid detectives go on an epic journey to eerie Skeleton Island. Once home to pirates, it's now plagued by a mysterious beast.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action and peril, mild language and some smoking | See all certifications »
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2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die drei ??? - Das Geheimnis der Geisterinsel  »

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Budget:

€11,800,000 (estimated)
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(European Film Market)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

At the Beginning of the movie, when the three boys arrive at the junkyard, there's a customer who's interested in the parrot and peeks at the boys is Andreas Fröhlich, the German voice of Bob Andrews in the German audio books. See more »

Goofs

In the post-credits scene, Bob greets Jupiter after Bob has completely emerged into headquarters, but when Bob says his next line, his head is only beginning to emerge from the entrance. See more »

Quotes

Pete Crenshaw: I've got an idea. You could stay here overnight.
Chris: No, I don't want to be any trouble.
Pete Crenshaw: It's no trouble at all. I've got it figured out. You could stay in the bottom bunk with me.
Bob Andrews: No! I - I mean, I think it would be, uh, she'd be *safer* in the top bunk with me. She - she might uh hit her head on the bottom bunk.
Pete Crenshaw: No, that's okay. You wouldn't wanna take space away from *Teddy*.
Bob Andrews: I don't have a teddy bear!
Pete Crenshaw: Yes you do -
[Pete points, Bob slaps Pete's arm]
Jupiter Jones: Perhaps a random drawing might be the most ...
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Soundtracks

Emafini
Written by Annette Focks
Performed by Thabor Mdluli
Lyrics by Pit Hupperten
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if it would be any good...
24 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

the film would have a US theatrical release - don't you think. Saw the film, loved the books as a kid, but please what what this all about? Nothing of the flick reminded me of the lovely books. The kids are too polished, too wise, too boring - that is not the acting, but the weak, weak script they had too suffer trhough. Why South Africa? I can tell you, cause it is cheap to shoot there, nothing else. The film was a major disappointment in Germany (box office). Generated some 900.000 viewers - tha'ts not enough to recoup the investment of nearly 10. Mill Euros in budget. No idea, why they made another one. Too sad, great promise, weak, very weak result.


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