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Land of the Lost (2009)

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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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Brad Silberling
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Ferrell ... Dr. Rick Marshall
Anna Friel ... Holly Cantrell
Danny McBride ... Will Stanton
Jorma Taccone ... Chaka
John Boylan John Boylan ... Enik
Matt Lauer ... Matt Lauer
Bobb'e J. Thompson ... Tar Pits Kid
Sierra McCormick ... Tar Pits Kid
Shannon Lemke Shannon Lemke ... Tar Pits Kid
Steven Wash Jr. ... Tar Pits Kid
Brian Huskey ... Teacher
Kevin Buitrago Kevin Buitrago ... Teenager
Noah Crawford ... Teenager
Jon Kent Ethridge Jon Kent Ethridge ... Teenager (as Jon Kent Ethridge II)
Logan Manus ... 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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Experience a New Dimension in Adventure See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La tierra perdida See more »

Filming Locations:

Dumont Dunes, California, USA See more »

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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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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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This motion picture used sustainability strategies to reduce its carbon emissions and environmental impact. See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Marshall gets dressed the morning after his bug bite, he puts on a shirt. When he strips down for his 'dance' number across the pterodactyl nesting grounds, he is wearing an undershirt. He also has a bandanna on his head that he didn't have before the scene or after. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Astronaut: Mission Control, come in. Mission Control, do you read?
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Crazy Credits

The early 1970's Universal logo is used in the opening credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Also Sprach Zarathustra
Written by Richard Strauss
Performed by Wiener Philharmoniker (as The Wiener Philharmoniker)
Conducted by Herbert von Karajan
Courtesy of The Decca Music Group Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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A very good sci-fi Comedy*
6 September 2009 | by lewey1988See all my reviews

I cannot believe after watching this film that it is rated 5.5 or less, so I start reading the reviews and I find ratings of 1/10...seriously...why can't people give this film a realistic rating. OK if you thought the film was bad give it a low rating, but 1/10?? there are numbers in between 1 and 10. I thought Love Actually was one of the worst films I ever saw but I would give it at least a 3. All I'm asking for is abit of consistency take a look at another film I really hated - Crank high voltage 2 rated above 6 how are these scores accurate?? you're telling me that crank is funnier than this film...I can't accept this, so here I am I've signed up at IMDb because of the unfair ratings this film is getting.

Anyway about this film I thought it was kind of similar to hitchhikers guide to the galaxy but not really aimed towards kids both in my opinion were great films.

Key point to this rant**if you do not like sci-fi comedy don't watch this film** even more important if you disregard my last comment Do Not then go on IMDb and then think oh I don't like this film so I will vote it 1/10 because I didn't know there are any other numbers apart from 1 and 10.

I read another review about how this film had no plot...are plots key to comedies?? uh no. Also this person stated his kids found it boring, is this a kids film?? not really. One more thing there are quite a few saying this film was not very intelligent...have you watched crank 2?? if you expected to watch a film with an intelligent plot and intricate story lines watch death note this may satisfy thirst but then again it probably won't. Because how people can say this is for people with low IQ and then these people will go on watch things like crank 2, quantum of solice with require even less intelligence than this film.


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