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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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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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Universal Studios Invites You to Get Lost 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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$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,837,350 (USA) (5 June 2009)

Gross:

$49,392,095 (USA) (7 August 2009)
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Trivia

A box-office flop, making just over half its production cost worldwide. 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 »

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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 Mary Poppins (1964) See more »

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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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Much better than i expected!
23 June 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have just watched 'Land of the Lost' and i was curious to find out what everyone else thought about it. As i was expecting to see a family, comedy film i was pleasantly surprised that it was not just your ordinary clichéd family movie but something aimed for a slightly older audience. This maybe why it was so poorly received.

Looking at trailers and TV spots, this movie did really look like just another pointless summer blockbuster, which may have appealed to all you people looking for something family friendly. But for me i was so thrilled to be watching something that is just plain FUN! That's all it is! just fun, fun, fun!

You people that have posted nothing but negative comments about this title don't know a great movie if it slapped you in the face. so relax a little, sit back again and realise that your watching another fantastic movie from will ferrell, and lets face it: when has will ferrell released a movie for families? (excluding ELF)

Just stop your complaining and enjoy a non-stop, exciting, unpredictable movie that has everything you could ask for. and even more---- what do you really expect from a movie based on a TV show created by someone who practically lived off acid? Three words to sum up this movie: trippy, adventurous and fun!


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