When a mythical device from ancient times is rebuilt by a group of Confederates who feel the Civil War never ended, Mickey Matson and his newfound friend, Sully, must follow a series of ... See full summary »
Archaeologist Dr. Michael Stone looked for the lost medallion his entire life, and now his son Billy has taken up the search. Amazingly, the medallion ends up in Billy's hands and a spontaneous wish in a precarious situation takes him and his best friend Allie back 200 years to what they realize is a very different Aumakua Island. When Billy and his friends are not jumping off waterfalls, avoiding animal traps, crossing the ocean, sneaking through caves or escaping a prison, they're facing their nemesis Cobra, who wants nothing more than for them all to disappear. With no other way to get home, and the well-being of the entire island resting on his shoulders, Billy must discover the key to reclaiming the medallion and its tremendous power. One way or another, this adventure will change Billy and life on the island forever.Written by
(at around 1h 8 mins) Allie scares off the warriors with firecrackers, but it's unclear how she had them or how she lit them, since it's doubtful she had either matches or a lighter or firecrackers on her when she fell back through time with Billy. See more »
The final version of the film released March 1, 2013, is 98 minutes 4 seconds long on DVD, containing 10 minutes 55 seconds of scenes shot in 2012 (including the opening credits) and 87 minutes 9 seconds of scenes shot in 2009 (including the closing credits). The version shown March 13, 2011, at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival had a 90 minute runtime, leaving approximately 3 minutes of opening credits and back story that were in the 2011 version that were not in the 2013 version. See more »
My family & I really enjoyed "The Lost Medallion". There was enough action & plot development to keep 2 adults and a 10 year old entertained for the entire movie. The acting was good, and there were great moral themes. I personally am sick of the action "blockbusters" we see where humanistic themes reign and the heroes are worshiped as gods. This was by no means comparable to the big Hollywood films, the production values & special effects would never compare to that. But it was great to see courage & kindness encouraged in children, there was no bad language & I felt very comfortable letting my 10 year old grandchild watch it. The ending message was positive & uplifting.
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