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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

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Video game adventurer Lara Croft comes to life in a movie where she races against time and villains to recover powerful ancient artifacts.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lara Croft
... Lord Richard Croft
... Manfred Powell
... Bryce
... Alex West
... Distinguished Gentleman
... Hillary (as Christopher Barrie)
... Mr. Pimms
... Wilson
Robert Phillips ... Julius, Assault Team Leader
Rachel Appleton ... Young Lara
Henry Wyndham ... Boothby's Auctioneer
... Head Laborer (as David Y. Cheung)
David Tse ... Head Laborer (as David K.S. Tse)
Ozzie Yue ... Aged Buddhist Monk
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The orphaned heiress and intrepid archaeologist, Lara Croft, embarks on a dangerous quest to retrieve the two halves of an ancient artefact which controls time before it falls into the wrong hands. As an extremely rare planetary alignment is about to occur for the first time in 5,000 years, the fearless tomb raider will have to team up with rival adventurers and sworn enemies to collect the pieces, while time is running out. But, in the end, who can harness the archaic talisman's unlimited power? Written by Nick Riganas

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Born into Wealth. Groomed by the Elite. Trained for Combat. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for action violence and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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15 June 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$115,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,735,743, 17 June 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$131,144,183, 23 September 2001

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$274,703,340, 12 August 2012
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James Bond actor Daniel Craig stars as Alex West. The James Bond films were one of the influences behind the Tomb Raider video games, on which the films are based. See more »

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When Alex is climbing on the planet model, he has to duck down to avoid being hit by another planet. A crew member's hand can be seen helping to pull him down so he doesn't actually get hit. See more »

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[first lines]
[after an extended action sequence with a training robot which then attempts to revive itself and sneak up on her]
Lara Croft: Stop!
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Referenced in De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.19 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Elevation (Influx Mix)
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Lyrics by Bono
Performed by U2
Produced by Johnny Moy, Leo Pearson
Courtesy of Universal International Music, B.V.
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Just for fun
26 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

A fun movie, indeed in the line of the Indiana Jones' features. Nice effects, a strange and interesting plot which does make sense most of the time, some good acting by the team around Croft. The right thing if you want relax and take off to the world of fantasy for a short time.


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