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Tomb Raider (2018)

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Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander), the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she discovers the island where her father, Lord Richard Croft (Dominic West) disappeared.

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Roar Uthaug

Writers:

Geneva Robertson-Dworet (screenplay by), Alastair Siddons (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alicia Vikander ... Lara Croft
Dominic West ... Richard Croft
Walton Goggins ... Mathias Vogel
Daniel Wu ... Lu Ren
Kristin Scott Thomas ... Ana Miller
Derek Jacobi ... Mr. Yaffe
Alexandre Willaume ... Lieutenant
Tamer Burjaq ... Mercenary
Adrian Collins Adrian Collins ... Mercenary
Keenan Arrison ... Mercenary
Andrian Mazive ... Mercenary
Milton Schorr ... Mercenary
Hannah John-Kamen ... Sophie
Peter Waison Peter Waison ... Taxi Driver
Samuel Mak ... Chinese Kid

Alicia Vikander Through the Years

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Storyline

Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) is the fiercely independent daughter of eccentric adventurer Lord Richard Croft (Dominic West), who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. Now a young woman of twenty-one without any real focus or purpose, Lara navigates the chaotic streets of trendy East London as a bike courier, barely making the rent, and takes college courses, rarely making it to class. Determined to forge her own path, she refuses to take the reins of her father's global empire just as staunchly as she rejects the idea that he's truly gone. Advised to face the facts and move forward after seven years without him, even Lara can't understand what drives her to finally solve the puzzle of his mysterious death. Going explicitly against his final wishes, she leaves everything she knows behind in search of her dad's last-known destination: a fabled tomb on a mythical island that might be somewhere off the coast of Japan. But her mission will not be an easy one; just reaching the island will... Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

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Her legend begins.


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, and for some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Cara Delevingne auditioned for Lara Croft but lost out to Alicia Vikander. See more »

Goofs

Lara's father has been missing for 7 years. Yet when she finds his research cave the battery on the video camera is fully charged. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lord Richard Croft: May 17th, 2009. Further research on Himiko. According to legend, Himiko, the first queen of Japan was a powerful sorceress who ruled the empire through dark magic. Spreading death and destruction by the mere touch of her hand. She was only stopped by a single twist of fate. An army of her own generals bound and dragged Himiko to an uninhabitable island in the middle of the treacherous Devil's Sea. There she remains entombed beneath the mountains. I found a spec, on an old map that ...
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: The title doesn't appear on screen until the end of the film. Following this is a brief scene of Lara returning to the pawn shop where she sold her pendant earlier in the film. She then purchases two guns, implying she will continue the fight in sequel films (a brief clip of this scene appeared in the first trailer for the movie). See more »


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You Can Dance
Written by Marc Jackson Burrows
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THIS is Sequel Worthy!
10 December 2018 | by daveerrnSee all my reviews

Let me begin by saying one cannot compare this to Jolie's Tomb Raider. These two Lara Crofts live in two separate universes.

Having said that, I would rather be in THIS Lara Croft's universe hands down. The acting is better, the impossible stunts are done in such a way as to be believable (compared to Jolie's), and Alicia Vikander portrays a character that is an actual human, unlike Jolie's who seems to be flawless.

I heartily suggest you ignore the bad reviews and watch this offering. The plot, the movement of events, what keeps you watching, is not just because of one character played by one star, although Alicia Vikander held my attention easily. One is also made to guess what the treasure sought after has in store when found, and makes one yearn for the next installment.

Watch the film and you may do just what I am doing now, which is review it even though you have never reviewed a movie before.


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Language:

English | Cantonese | Hindi

Release Date:

16 March 2018 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$94,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,633,317, 18 March 2018

Gross USA:

$58,250,803

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$274,650,803
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2.39 : 1
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