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The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)

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A young boy is recruited by his imaginary friends Sharkboy and Lavagirl to help save their planet.

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Robert Rodriguez
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Taylor Lautner ... Sharkboy
Taylor Dooley ... Lavagirl
Cayden Boyd ... Max
George Lopez ... Mr. Electric / Tobor / Ice Guardian / Mr. Electricidad
David Arquette ... Max's Dad
Kristin Davis ... Max's Mom
Jacob Davich ... Linus / Minus
Sasha Pieterse ... Marissa / Ice Princess
Rico Torres ... Sharkboy's Dad
Marc Musso ... Classroom Kid #1
Shane Graham ... Classroom Kid #2
Tiger Darrow ... Classroom Kid #3
Rocket Rodriguez Rocket Rodriguez ... Lug
Racer Rodriguez Racer Rodriguez ... Sharkboy, Age 7
Rebel Rodriguez ... Sharkboy, Age 5
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Storyline

Max is a normal guy with a dreaming habit-making him a target for bullies. One day, he accidentally summons imaginary characters in his mind named sharkboy and lavagirl. They are his heroes who will defend him at all costs, but when they arrive for real, something unexpected happens, the 2 heroes need max to save their world from a dire threat

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild action and some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Rodriguez wrote the part of Mr. Electricidad with George Lopez in mind. In his television series in which he also has a son named Max. See more »

Goofs

Lavagirl flash burns numerous things when she holds them, yet when she holds the ice she is sucking on it, and it doesn't melt in her hands. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sharkboy: [narrating] Sharkboy was not always half shark, half boy. He was a marine biologist, or at least in training. His father studied great white sharks and called his son "Sharkboy", because of how much he loved to care for the sharks. He made them sushi and had given them all names: Goodmilk, Peggy, Eggbat... and Crackett.
Sharkboy: But one day an incredible, mysterious storm appeared. It swept away the entire laboratory. Thanks to their life rafts, Sharkboy and his father survived. But they ...
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References Tobor the Great (1954) See more »

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Row Row Row Your Boat
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Children's movies don't have to be awful... but this one is.
20 June 2005 | by emmazdadSee all my reviews

My 6 year old daughter loved the movie, so I'll never repeat any of this in front of her. This movie was awful! Wooden acting, awful dialog, and a splotchy plot are all it has to offer. Talk about over-indulging your child... "Dad, I've got a GREAT idea for a movie, and by the way, I want to star in it!!!" How this one ever got made will be a mystery to me. I know that the whole point of a kids movie is to please the kid, but come on, please! There have been LOTS of kids movies, that while they weren't that great, were pleasant to watch. This one made me wish I were in a dentist's chair getting a root canal. At least it wouldn't be as painful as watching this.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,500,000, 12 June 2005

Gross USA:

$39,177,684

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$71,992,655
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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