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The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)

A young boy is recruited by his imaginary friends Sharkboy and Lavagirl to help save their planet.

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Max is a normal guy with a dreaming habit-making him a target for bullies. One day, he accidentally summons imaginary characters in his mind named sharkboy and lavagirl. They are his heroes who will defend him at all costs, but when they arrive for real, something unexpected happens, the 2 heroes need max to save their world from a dire threat

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Smaller heroes. Just as super. See more »


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Rated PG for mild action and some rude humor | See all certifications »

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10 June 2005 (USA)  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,582,088 (USA) (12 June 2005)

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$39,177,684 (USA)
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Trivia

Taylor Lautner was the first actor to audition for the role of Sharkboy and was Robert Rodriguez' first and only choice for the role. See more »

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When Sharkboy is carrying Lavagirl towards the volcano, you can easily see it's a dummy he's holding. See more »

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Lavagirl: Row row row your bananasplit-boat, gently down the steam of consciousness, merrily merrily merrily, live is Max's dream.
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References Terminator 2 (1991) See more »

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The La La's Song
Written and Performed by Nicole Weinstein
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My son liked the movie
11 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I took my 9 year old son to Shark Boy and Lava Girl expecting to see a movie for kids. I saw a movie for kids. Yes, the story was predictable and the acting could have been better. Many scenes had my son at the edge of his seat. He has a wild imagination and enjoyed seeing a movie about a boy with a similar imagination. Taylor Dooley is adorable, and Taylor Lautner has some great moves in the movie. I asked my son for a quote about the movie: "It is exciting, adventurous, and the 3-d effects could have been a little better, but if it wasn't 3-d it wouldn't be good at all". It's a kids movie and my kid liked it, maybe yours will too. I


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