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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  10 February 2012 (USA)
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Sean Anderson partners with his mom's husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.

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The 17-year-old Sean Anderson receives a coded signal and his stepfather Hank helps him to decipher the message. They find that Sean's grandfather Alexander Anderson has found the mysterious island in the Pacific described by Jules Verne and two other writers in their novels. The stubborn Sean wants to travel to the coordinates and Hank decides to buy the tickets and travel with the teenager to a small island nearby the location. They rent an old helicopter owned by the locals Gabato and his teenage daughter Kailani and the group heads to the unknown spot. Along their journey, they cross a hurricane and crash in the island. They find a beautiful and dangerous place, surrounded by forests, volcanoes with lava of gold and menacing life forms. The meet also the old Alexander and Hank discovers that the island is sinking. Now their only chance to survive is to find the legendary Nautilus. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Believe the impossible. Discover the incredible. See more »


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Rated PG for some adventure action, and brief mild language | See all certifications »

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$79,000,000 (estimated)

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$27,335,363 (USA) (10 February 2012)

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$103,812,241 (USA) (22 June 2012)
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Trivia

There is another Jules Verne novel entitled "The Golden Volcano", which - although is set in the Canadian Arctic during the gold rush - spews gold nuggets when it erupts. This is likely where the mountains of gold came from for this movie. See more »

Goofs

When they land on the (uninhabited) Mysterious Island, the sand over the half-buried Gabby is patted down nicely; but there are large numbers of footprints around him on sand that should be smooth except for the footprints of the other three. See more »

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Hank: [to Sean] Pop your pecs.
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Version of Mysterious Island (1995) See more »

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Three Little Birds
Written by Bob Marley
Performed by Bob Marley & The Wailers
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An actual viewer opinion - Not even kids worthy.
23 May 2012 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

I cant spoil the story as there is barely any to find.

The only one/s who truly earned any coin in this movie are the people who did the trailer, because they managed to put together a clip from the none existent content of the film.

Suffice to say, I can bet you the 80 million dollars to that took to make this film that first graders and/or some random drunken people in a bar can come with a better screen play.

Its so bad that you can see everyone of the actors in the film can not believe they are actually going through with this scene after scene.

Its so excessively dull that I wouldn't even want my children to see it.

The ONLY thing you can do to make this film bare-able is to turn of the audio and watch it as a mute film. Anything you could imagine about the dialog would be better.

Its so bad that if you cut out all the sex and remotely sexual scenes of 100 pornographic films and stitch together the rest in a tape - it would be better than this so called film.

I'm only giving it a 3 because believe it or not I've seen worse ( : And CGI? Maybe we could have enjoyed the CGI if it wasn't crushingly burdened with carrying the dumbest dialog I've seen in years.

I'm only wasting my key taps on this "film" on the off chance that this will save someone the waste of time.


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