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Land of the Lost (2009)

 -  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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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, and for language including a drug reference | See all certifications »

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$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£642,553 (UK) (31 July 2009)

Gross:

£1,409,998 (UK) (7 August 2009)
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Trivia

In Land of the Lost (1974) Holly Marshall calls the T-Rex "Grumpy". In the 2009 version Holly Cantrell says that they should call the T-Rex "Grumpy". See more »

Goofs

When Marshall examines the lighter imprint in the beginning of the film, the hinge for the lid of the lighter is on the right side of the "Big Cat" text. When the lighter is crushed by Grumpy, the hinge is on the left of the text. See more »

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

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We Actually LAUGHED.....A Lot!
8 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First I must state that I am NO fan of Will Ferrell. Outside of his SNL days of doing a dead-on spoof of Bush, Ferrell hasn't made a movie that I wanted to see. After reading these reviews I was even more set on avoiding it. However, I decided to suffer thru it for my sis's birthday. To my surprise, we laughed quite a lot at the sweet goofiness of this movie. I agree that they could have cut out the useless mature sights and words that left the kids out because it would have appealed to them. We particularly loved the scenes between Farrell and the obviously more intelligent Dino. Danny McBride was sweetly silly too. The female actress was okay as eye candy for the guys. All the criticism on this site is for people who place stock on what others have to say. Happy to say, we avoided these critics. By the way, if you hated the movie so much, why spend so much of your time to write such long-winded diatribes??? Seems to me these are people who need to feel a sense of importance that they don't have. Oh well, the movie goer should always make up their own minds. We did, and I'm happy to say it turned out well. We really laughed!! And my sister is not one to laugh easily. I just wish they wouldn't show so much of the sight gags in the commercials for the movie. But don't let that keep you away. There's more context for the funny parts in the movie.


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