MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 9,446 this week

Mysterious Island (2012)

3.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.5/10 from 497 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 7 critic

A cinematic adaptation of Jules Verne's 1874 novel "The Mysterious Island", the story begins during the American Civil War, as famine and death ravage the city of Richmond, Virginia. Five ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 164 titles
created 07 Nov 2011
 
a list of 673 titles
created 07 Dec 2011
 
a list of 1973 titles
created 17 Dec 2011
 
a list of 75 titles
created 03 Sep 2012
 
a list of 8786 titles
created 08 Sep 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mysterious Island (2012)

Mysterious Island (2012) on IMDb 3.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mysterious Island.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Union prisoners use a balloon to escape a Southern prison camp near the end of the Civil War and end up marooned on a mysterious volcanic island with very unusual inhabitants.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Stars: Richard Crane, Marshall Reed, Karen Randle
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

When her father seemingly goes missing, Laura LeCrois is forced to return home and face a terrifying creature living in the Louisiana wetlands: Alligator X, the "T-Rex of the ocean!"

Director: Amir Valinia
Stars: Mark Sheppard, Elena Lyons, Paul Wall
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Directors: Juan Antonio Bardem, Henri Colpi
Stars: Omar Sharif, Ambroise Bia, Jess Hahn
Mysterious Island (TV Movie 2001)
Adventure | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: Claude Allix
Stars: Richard Bohringer, Tom Novembre
Adventure | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist who has eliminated class distinction among the island's inhabitants. Dakkar, his ... See full summary »

Directors: Lucien Hubbard, Benjamin Christensen, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Jacqueline Gadsden, Lloyd Hughes
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

"Loosely" based on the novel by Jules Verne. In 1865 a group escapes from a Confederate prison in a balloon, only to be carried halfway around the world. They are shot down while ... See full summary »

Stars: Alan Scarfe, Colette Stevenson, Stephen Lovatt
Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Angelos Spartalis
Stars: Manos Vakousis, Alexandros Logothetis, Stratos Tzortzoglou
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

After a group of people are invited to a survivor-styled television program on a remote island, they soon discover they are fighting for their lives.

Director: Kai-Cheung Chung
Stars: Jordan Chan, Mi Yang, Tien You Chui
Room 101 (2001)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Mark Sheppard
Stars: Vincent Castellanos, William Morgan Sheppard, Salome Jens
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

When their boat runs out of gasoline, four children land on what they believe to be a deserted island. They discover an old pirate who lives there, and come upon a cache of phony money that... See full summary »

Director: Gene W. Scott
Stars: Jayson Duncan, Niklas Juhlin, Michael McGlinchey
The Mysterious Islands (Video 2009)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Journey to the Galapagos Islands with Christian creationists and scientists. Follow 16-year-old Joshua Phillips, his father, and Dr. John Morris as they reveal Darwin's errors and prove ... See full summary »

Directors: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin
Stars: Douglas W. Phillips, Joshua Titus Phillips, Jon Erwin
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Julia Fogg
...
...
...
Abby Fogg
...
...
...
...
...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luke Hawx ...
Pirate (as Oren Hawxhurst)
...
Private Lynch
Jacob Tolano ...
Confederate Soldier #2
...
...
Pirate
Edit

Storyline

A cinematic adaptation of Jules Verne's 1874 novel "The Mysterious Island", the story begins during the American Civil War, as famine and death ravage the city of Richmond, Virginia. Five northern POWs make the decision to escape the war by hijacking a hot air balloon! Drifting through the night, they wake to find themselves marooned on a desert island, but they aren't alone... Littered with wreckage, the island is home to cast of survivors who have been lost in space and time, including Jules and Abby Fogg, two young women from modern times who become stranded while flying over the Bermuda Triangle. Faced with defending themselves against vicious pirates, terrifying creatures, and an active volcano that's ready to blow, they must find a way to survive and escape the island. Hope only comes when they encounter the island's oldest resident, Captain Nemo himself. With his help, they set to work crafting an escape... but will they make it in time before the island claims them forever? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 February 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jules Verne's The Mysterious Island  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

According to the story Nemo disappeared in 1857. And yet his house has modern day heating/air conditioning as shown by the air vents in the ceilings throughout the house. See more »

Crazy Credits

Bill W the founder of AA is the last credit in the film See more »

Connections

Version of Mysterious Island (1961) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Awful!!!
10 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't care if this was made for TV or not. I think it is a crime to take a great story and butcher it the way this director did. I am a big fan of the 1961 version, and only stumbled upon this movie because they sent the wrong movie, I had ordered the version with Patrick Steward as Nemo, but instead I got this version. The Movie is obviously made for TV, the acting in so bad, I thought I was watching a Mexican soap opera. As the movie started, it seamed to follow the original story line, But after the balloon took to the air, the plot took a 180 degree turn for the worst.Some of the acting was OK, but The girl with the bad leg, looked like she studied Monty Pythons silly walks, to prepare for her part. The creatures were laughable, the almost looked like they used the costumes from Time machine, (the warlocks). It wasn't till Nemo showed his face that I realized this isn't the movie I ordered, and as I could no longer watch, and my girlfriend already left the room, I just stopped it, never finishing. If you like the 1961 version as I do, the don't see this movie, just watch the original.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
REALLY BAD. rrjustron
Goofs shenpixel
The ending titch-2
i thought it was good! clairecsanchez
this be an adult movie MNnorthstar
Discuss Mysterious Island (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?