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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

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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Everything that is... or was... began as a dream. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

As Aventuras de Sharkboy e Lavagirl See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,582,088, 12 June 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$39,177,684

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$71,992,655
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mr. Electricidad's name is literally Spanish for electricity. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film Max tells the class that Sharkboy grew gills, but when he is attacked by the electric eels they claim that he'd drown. If he had gills he would have been able to breathe. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Electricidad: OK, kids, who's next? Remember, there are no dumb ideas.
Linus: Maybe we can freeze his circuits!
Mr. Electricidad: That's the dumbest idea I've ever heard. We're in the middle of Texas in August!
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: 2014 Movie Catch-up: Part 1 (2014) See more »

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most awful movie I have yet to sit through
22 October 2005 | by debi56See all my reviews

I bought this for my daughter, who is 9 yrs old. After 5 minutes into the movie I wanted to jump off the bridge. This movie would be good if it was used for interrogation. If forced to watch it, anyone would do anything or say anything just to be spared. I think the acting was horrible by all who was in the movie. I would like to say something more positive about this movie but I can't seem to think of anything. As with most kids my daughter will watch it many times over, she doesn't ask me to watch it with her anymore. My daughter absolutely loves it though and it is geared toward kids so I guess in that respect it should be rated higher but not by me.


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