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10,000 BC (2008)

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A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

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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 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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Details

Country:

USA | South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

10.000 A.C. See more »

Filming Locations:

Namibia 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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(at around 40 mins) The computer-generated wet saber-tooth tiger was created by Double Negative. Creating it required combining several of the most challenging elements of visual effects: fur, wet fur, water, and creature animation. See more »

Goofs

The scene with the ships shows the confinement cages made of iron, but the Iron Age did not start until approx 1200 BC, 8800 yrs after 10,000 BC. See more »

Quotes

D'Leh: Let me go!
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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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