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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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Storyline

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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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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Trivia

Executive Producer Stuart Baird did uncredited re-editing work on this film and Mission: Impossible II (2000) for Paramount Pictures, in exchange for the job of directing Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). See more »

Goofs

All the characters in the Siberian model of the Solar System are using orange glow sticks, despite the entire cave being completely lit. See more »

Quotes

[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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Soundtracks

Piano Concerto in F Minor
By Johann Sebastian Bach (as J.S. Bach)
Performed by Hae-Won Chang
With Robert Stankovsky and The Camerata Cassovia
Courtesy of Naxos of America
By Arrangement with Source/Q
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awesome if you know what you're going into
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This is a classic entertainment action flick. If you're expecting deep revelations to life, you won't get it. If you want great entertainment in what I'd say is what the majority of summer action flicks strive for - then Tomb Raider is just awesome.

I'm genuinely surprised that the rating for this movie is so low. Tomb Raider is one of the movies that I'll occasionally throw on when I just feel like watching a good action flick circa Mission Impossible. It's entertaining, it's pretty smart, and it's a clever adaptation of a video game.

I'm also a huge fan of the soundtrack to this movie. The compilation of songs is really great.


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