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10,000 BC (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 7 March 2008 (USA)
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In the prehistoric past, D'Leh is a mammoth hunter who becomes with the beautiful Evolet. When warriors on horseback capture Evolet and the tribesmen, D'Leh must embark on an odyssey to save his true love.

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Roland Emmerich
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Strait ... D'Leh
Camilla Belle ... Evolet
Cliff Curtis ... Tic'Tic
Joel Virgel ... Nakudu
Affif Ben Badra ... Warlord (as Ben Badra)
Mo Zinal ... Ka'Ren (as Mo Zainal)
Nathanael Baring ... Baku
Mona Hammond Mona Hammond ... Old Mother
Marco Khan ... One-Eye
Reece Ritchie ... Moha
Joel Fry ... Lu'kibu
Omar Sharif ... Narrator (voice)
Kristian Beazley Kristian Beazley ... D'Leh's Father
Junior Oliphant Junior Oliphant ... Tudu
Louise Tu'u Louise Tu'u ... Baku's Mother
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Storyline

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter named D'Leh's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe. When a band of mysterious horse-riding warlords raid the Yaghal camp and kidnaps his heart's desire - the beautiful Evolet along with many others, D'Leh is forced to lead a small group of hunters south to pursue the warlords to the end of the world to save her. Driven by destiny, the unlikely band of warriors must battle saber-toothed cats and terror birds in the Levant. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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One Man, One Army, One Battle. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

10.000 A.C. See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$105,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,867,488, 9 March 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$94,784,201, 19 June 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$269,784,201, 19 June 2008
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This film features some alleged historical controversies, including construction of the great pyramids 12,000 years ago (almost 7,500 years earlier), the existence of the Ben-Ben stone (the pyramidion stone missing from the top of the Khafre pyramid), the correlation between the position of the pyramids and the stars from the Orion constellation (associated by the Egyptians with the god Osiris), the Sphinx with a head of a lion allegedly correlated with the Leo constellation rising to the east (at the same time that Orion is in conjunction with the Giza pyramid complex), and the possible nonhuman origins of the first kings of Egypt. See more »

Goofs

During the terror bird attack, we see men riding horses. The earliest evidence of the domestication of horses dates back to 3,500 BC - some 6,500 years after the time setting of the movie. See more »

Quotes

D'Leh: Tell him... I am older than I look.
[smirks]
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Referenced in Forget About It: Back to the Future (2011) See more »

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Yeah, It's True What They Are Writing Here
10 July 2008 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

I was hoping to like this movie, to give it a better review than most might give it....but I couldn't. In the end, I had to agree with the reviewers here on IMDb, that this movie stinks. It's true.

It's also one of those films that starts off okay, lures you in, and then deteriorates. With 40 minutes to go in the two-hour film, you're ready to walk out but since you've invested 80 minutes you figure, "I might as well see it through the end." The last half hour then becomes like a session at the dentist's office in which you can't wait for the experience to be over.

Credibility is probably the worst aspect of this film. Seeing people 10,000 years ago in buildings that look pretty well-made and would do an architect proud today, and hearing people speak with British and other assorted accents - in the same tribe - for the time and place (Mideast or Northern Africa in 10,000 B.C.) almost makes one laugh out loud in spots.....yet this is supposed to be a serious movie. The special-effects were weak, especially with the saber-toothed tiger which not only looks very fake but is proportionally ludicrous. The mammoths didn't look at hokey, but they moved very woodenly, computer-like. This was mainly the reason I watched. I knew it might be stupid but I thought it might at least be fun with eye-popping effects. No, nothing was eye-popping here.

It was just dumb....and I didn't even get to the story part, if you want to call it that. Actually, that was the worst part of this film. The screenplay was embarrassingly bad. If you want details on the holes in this story and all the things that were impossible but shown here, check out the other reviews.

Folks: you can believe all the negative reviews here on IMDb. They are not lying.


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