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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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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 »

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The helicopter in Palau has a registration number that begins with N. This indicates it is registered in the United States. Palau as part of Micronesia would have an aircraft registration beginning with V6. See more »

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Sean: [looking at Kailani] Actually, Hank... Now that I look at it, this chopper's pretty freakin' gorgeous.
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Wonderful in 3D!
20 October 2012 | by (MI) – See all my reviews

My husband and I watched this movie tonight on our 3D television and it was AMAZING! The 3-D effects were the best I've seen so far. Even better than Titanic!! I liked the plot in the movie because it reminded me of other "quest" movies that I have enjoyed in the past. Namely, the Indiana Jones movies. Michael Caine and Dwayne Johnson were great The scenery was beautiful and in 3D it was like you were there with them! It is a good family movie and I saw nothing that suggested anything other than a good family entertaining movie.

I noticed some of the people who wrote reviews did not seem to care for it, but I gave it a "10" and was happy to do so!


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