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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)

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Sean Anderson partners with his mom's husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.

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Complete credited cast:
... Hank
... Alexander
... Sean
... Gabato
... Kailani
... Liz
... Jessica
... Cop
... Tour Guide
Walter Bankson ... Hockey Player
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Ever since his adventure in the center of the Earth, Sean Anderson has been looking for other places mentioned by Verne and other Vernians. He is notified about a coded message, and breaks into a satellite facility to fully receive it. With the help from his stepfather Hank (Dwayne Johnson) he decodes the message leading him to find the map that leads him to Verne's mysterious island. Along with Gabato and Kailani, Sean embarks on a mission to find his grandfather, the legendary Vernian Alexander. But unexpected problems arise as Alexander made a mistake that could change everything. Written by Anonymous User - Earth

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An action-packed, fun-filled family adventure! See more »


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Rated PG for some adventure action, and brief mild language | See all certifications »

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10 February 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Journey to the Mysterious Island  »

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$79,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,335,363, 12 February 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$103,860,290

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$335,260,290
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Trivia

When Sean announces that he is going the Mysterious Island, Hank jokingly says, "maybe you stop by the moon and grab me a slurpee." This foreshadows the next movie in the series: From the Earth to the Moon. See more »

Goofs

When Alexander is translating from Nemo's journal he says the Nautilus is located at the Poseidon Cliffs. Yet, later in the film Alexander tells Hank and Sean to go a mile and a half in a particular direction towards the Trident Cliffs where the submarine Nautilus is located. See more »

Quotes

Alexander: I wanted to give you this.
Sean: A book?
Alexander: Oh, it's not just a book. It's a trip I want us to go on, all of us, as a family.
Sean: From the Earth to the Moon.
Alexander: What do you say?
Kailani: I think there's only one thing to say.
Sean: So, who's up for an adventure?
Liz: No, no, no!
Hank: Oh honey, what could possibly go wrong? It's only the moon!
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Version of Mysterious Island (2005) See more »

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What A Wonderful World
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Mediocre in every sense of the word.
14 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

I was already less than impressed by the trailer, and when I saw the film my suspicions about the stale plot and characters where confirmed in full.

We begin with the routinely angsty teenage boy with the novel hobby, his conventionally careworn mother and his try-hard stepfather who "Just wants to be friends." Along the way we encounter many overused plot points, gags and characters.

There's the eccentric old man with a taste for cheesy catchphrases, the chubby simpleton who's only role is to inject some half rate comedy, the "breathtaking" jungle island full of dangerous beasts and beautiful creatures, and the pretty girl with the very low cut tank top who will at some point be put in mortal peril in order for the afore mentioned angsty teenage boy to prove himself worthy in the art of rescuing the damsel.

The plot was recycled, the acting was OK at best, and the dialogue had me rolling my eyes and sighing several times. The only redeeming factor was the special effects, and even then they were nothing I hadn't seen before.

Quite frankly, The film is, in my opinion, a film for children who don't pay mind to anything but the pretty colours and cool stunts. Nothing more.


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