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To escape evils of the Civil War, Cyrus removes his small family and random war prisoners by way of hot air balloon. Once landing on an island, the group finds they are surrounded by danger... See full summary »

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Russell Mulcahy

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Jules Verne (novel), Adam Armus (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kyle MacLachlan ... Cyrus
Danielle Calvert Danielle Calvert ... Helen
Gabrielle Anwar ... Jane
Patrick Stewart ... Nemo
Jason Durr ... Pencroff
Omar Gooding ... Neb
Vinnie Jones ... Bob
Tom Mison ... Blake
Roy Marsden Roy Marsden ... Joseph (as Roy Anthony Mould)
Chris Larkin ... Atherton (as Christopher Stephens)
Dom Hetrakul Dom Hetrakul ... Sun (as Dom Hatrakul)
Nate Harrison Nate Harrison ... Lemay
Geoffrey Giuliano Geoffrey Giuliano ... Captain Li
Banjong Siriwattanawong Banjong Siriwattanawong ... Pirate
Daniel O'Neill ... Young Pirate
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To escape evils of the Civil War, Cyrus removes his small family and random war prisoners by way of hot air balloon. Once landing on an island, the group finds they are surrounded by danger from giant insects and gold-craving pirates. Turned away by the only safe haven on the island, owned by Captain Nemo, played by Patrick Stuart, the group is forced to find shelter and survive. Written by Katelyn

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Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jules Verne's Mysterious Island See more »

Filming Locations:

Krabi, Thailand See more »

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1.78 : 1
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This is the second time Kyle MacLachlan and Patrick Stewart have appeared together. The previous time was 'Dune' (1984) and Kyle MacLachlan played Paul Atreides and Patrick Stewart played Gurney Halleck See more »

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The group escapes from the Confederate prison in a hot air balloon, but it doesn't have a burner (something to create hot air and thereby keep the balloon afloat). They also supposedly float 8,000 miles or more, which would be impossible in that type of balloon even if they had a burner. See more »

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Version of Mysterious Island (1951) See more »

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Such a bad movie on such a great book
13 June 2006 | by myosotis_99See all my reviews

First I read the book "The Mysterious Island" when I was very little and it gave me wonderful time of dreams and adventures. I was so excited during reading it. Last year I finally found the book and bought it and until now I've read it many times and I think it's one the greatest books ever written.

I started watching this movie with some hope to see the journey and life of my heroes from the book, but I couldn't even stand to watch half an hour of it, because it has nothing to do with the book and it's made so so bad. The actors, the play...are awful! Lots of the scenes and special effects makes me wonder how is it possible this movie to be made in 2005 when they're so ridiculous and cheap.

To all of you who respect the author and the book - you can leave this movie behind and believe me you're doing good.


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