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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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Right place. Wrong time. 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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Release Date:

5 June 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La tierra perdida  »

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Box Office


$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


£1,409,998 (UK) (7 August 2009)

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Spectral Motion made 34 Sleestak suits. See more »


During the rescue attempt when Holly is in the cage, Will is lying on the floor and trips a Sleestak over. The shot then goes to Rick and Holly swinging away from him revealing only Will at the edge of the pit, however the next shot shows Will pushing the Sleestak he just tripped into the lava. See more »


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

Halfway through the credits there is an additional scene showing a brought back dinosaur egg hatching to reveal a baby Sleestak. See more »


Referenced in Opinions: Worst Movie Ever (2015) See more »


Written by Sean Garrett, Ciara (as Ciara Harris), La Marquis Jefferson,
Craig Love, Lil Jon (as Jonathan H. Smith), Zachary Wallace, Petey Pablo
Performed by Ciara featuring Petey Pablo
Courtesy of La Face Records and The RCA/Jive Label Group, A Unit of Sony Music Entertainment
By Arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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10 June 2009 | by See all my reviews

This movie is definitely better then most of the reviews on this page have been saying. From reading the comments it seems like it is mostly due to parents bringing their kids to see a movie including an actor from movies such as Old School and Anchorman and getting mad when they see crude humor. If you like Will Ferrell you will like most jokes in this movie, it is very funny and in my opinion close to The Hangover. This movie is not supposed to be taken seriously and as long as you don't try to compare it to the original show and go along with it you will laugh. Go in with an open mind and don't listen to the critics this movie is for sure worth checking out.

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