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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Two years after saving the world from temporal chaos, alluring operative Lara Croft returns, now on the hunt for Pandora's box in various exotic...Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of LifeSci-fi and Fantasy, Action/AdventurePT118MPG-13 Two years after saving the world from temporal chaos, alluring operative Lara Croft returns, now on the hunt for Pandora's box in various exotic...2003-11-21Chris BarrieGerard ButlerDjimon HounsouChris Barrie, Gerard Butler, Djimon HounsouParamount Pictures

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life

Genre: Sci-fi and Fantasy, Action/Adventure; Starring: Angelina Jolie, Chris Barrie, Gerard Butler, Djimon Hounsou; Director: Jan de Bont; Author: Dean Georgaris; Release Date Wide: 07/25/2003; Runtime (in minutes): 118; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Two years after saving the world from temporal chaos, alluring operative Lara Croft returns, now on the hunt for Pandora’s box in various exotic locales – fighting off a roaring shark near Santorini, parachuting an orb of crucial information to safety in Hong Kong. Yet the now-formulaic plot leaves little to the imagination, and the stale dialogue makes our sexy heroine seem more brawn than brains. Sadly, this Cradle does not rock. EXTRAS Making-of docs on the visual effects and Jolie’s weaponry and stunt training show what it takes to become a butt-kicking, gun-thrusting action figure. But much like the movie, the remaining features – including standard commentary, a few music videos, and an unenlightening screen test – offer little Life support.

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