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Land of the Lost (2009)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 5 June 2009 (USA)
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On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dr. Rick Marshall
... Holly Cantrell
... Will Stanton
... Chaka
... Enik
... Matt Lauer
... Tar Pits Kid
... Tar Pits Kid
Shannon Lemke ... Tar Pits Kid
Steven Wash Jr. ... Tar Pits Kid
... Teacher
Kevin Buitrago ... Teenager
... Teenager
Jon Kent Ethridge ... Teenager (as Jon Kent Ethridge II)
... Teenager
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Storyline

Palaeontologist Rick Marshall takes Will and Holly into a new world of danger, dinosaurs and big bug-eyed lizard people while trying to find their way back home and, too, save the universe and in doing so saving his reputation. With the dinosaur with brains, brawn and personality and the adventure of scientific advancement and exotic beasts in a far away land, it all adds up to time traveling fun and frolics. Written by Cinema_Fan

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The world's greatest scientists agree: Dr. Rick Marshall is completely nuts. But he's about to show the world he's not as crazy as he looks. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, and for language including a drug reference | See all certifications »

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5 June 2009 (USA)  »

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La tierra perdida  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,837,350, 7 June 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$49,438,370

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$68,777,554
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The original Land of the Lost series was remade in the 1990s, with Timothy Bottoms as the father, although in this version, his name was Tom Porter, not Rick Marshall. Bottoms and Will Ferrell are both well known for their impersonations of George W. Bush. See more »

Goofs

As the main characters leave the jungle and walk into the desert, Holly says,"This must be the main entry point into this world". There is either a CH-53 "Super Jolly Green Giant", or a CH-3E "Jolly Green Giant" helicopter stuck in the sand. It has 6 main rotor blades and 5 tail rotor blades, but the real CH-53 has 4 tail rotor blades and the CH-3E has 5 main rotor blades, so either way it is not correct. See more »

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[first lines]
Astronaut: Mission Control, come in. Mission Control, do you read?
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The early 1970's Universal logo is used in the opening credits. See more »

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References The Flintstones (1960) See more »

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Written by Sean Garrett, Ciara (as Ciara Harris), La Marquis Jefferson,
Craig Love, Lil Jon (as Jonathan H. Smith), Zachary Wallace, Petey Pablo
Performed by Ciara featuring Petey Pablo
Courtesy of La Face Records and The RCA/Jive Label Group, A Unit of Sony Music Entertainment
By Arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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10 June 2009 | by See all my reviews

This movie is definitely better then most of the reviews on this page have been saying. From reading the comments it seems like it is mostly due to parents bringing their kids to see a movie including an actor from movies such as Old School and Anchorman and getting mad when they see crude humor. If you like Will Ferrell you will like most jokes in this movie, it is very funny and in my opinion close to The Hangover. This movie is not supposed to be taken seriously and as long as you don't try to compare it to the original show and go along with it you will laugh. Go in with an open mind and don't listen to the critics this movie is for sure worth checking out.


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