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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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Storyline

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 on the island. They find a beautiful and dangerous place, surrounded by forests, volcanoes with lava of gold and menacing life forms. They also meet 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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Journey to the Mysterious Island  »

Box Office

Budget:

$79,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

The original Jules Verne story "A Journey to the Centre of the Earth" (1864), on which the preceding movie Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) is loosely based, never had a sequel. However, another Jules Verne story "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" (1870), did have a sequel, called "The Mysterious Island", which was released in 1874 and followed five American men stranded on an island in the South Pacific, which is similar to a plot point in this movie. See more »

Goofs

The map coordinates show the latitude to be south of the equator, yet Hank points to a location north of the equator on the globe. Palau is also north of the equator. See more »

Quotes

Hank: You know, I think it's best we get out of here. Besides, after that mating call of yours, she may have ideas about making you her husband.
Alexander: Oh, witty. Good for you, Henry.
Hank: [laughs sarcastically] The name's Hank. It's never Henry. Just Hank.
Alexander: Ah. I see you're a man of incisive decision. Why don't you lead the way? Oh, actually, we want to live through the night. Yes. So maybe you should all follow me.
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There is a brief scene of elephants swimming to the city halfway through the credits right before the cast listing. See more »

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References Godzilla (1954) See more »

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Written by Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool, Mike Dirnt
Performed by Green Day
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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Great movie, forgot the trollers here.
20 February 2012 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie lacks what it takes to take an Oscar Award, lacks the sensitivity and depth....blah blah blah, forget all that noise...go see the movie with your kids they would love it.

This movie is for Kids, and parents who have kids. I took my daughter to see it today in 3D. Excellent visual effects, entire movie had effects, you did not take your glasses off at all or you'd miss the next 3d effect that is right around the corner. The cast was good, The Rock was great and jokes were funny, this movie was child safe and had everything that your young one would want, lots of effects, action, above and underwater. I would definitely recommend it in 3D. The pace of movie is fast and if you have kids ....you can appreciate this.

I rated this movie for what it is...a kids movie. Are you going to leave the theater discussing the virtues of Plato? NO! but your kids will be going on about this and that in the movie. Worth Admission? Absolutely. Asked my daughter what she rated it....9.5 she said. Was it worth it? When your child says 9.5 what the heck else matters?????


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