Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider

Blu-ray Disc - 2018 | Widescreen edition
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Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she discovers the island where her father disappeared.
Publisher: [United States] : Warner Bros., c2018
Edition: Widescreen edition
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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tenet
Jan 16, 2019

Rated 8/10. I thought this was pretty good overall. Alicia Vikander does a decent job as Lara Croft.

The action scenes are top notch.

I'm hoping that there will be a sequel to this, but so far there doesn't seem to be anything in the works.

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LaNomada01
Dec 20, 2018

Wasn't great - wasn't bad - just meh. Honestly you can probably go on YouTube - look for the video game clips of this game (which are amazing) and find a more enjoyable time with more like-able characters. This is a movie you watch when there's nothing else to watch.

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greatflicks
Dec 08, 2018

Saw it in the theater and stayed to the end. Lots of action and it must have been a lot of work to produce. If you like action movies from start to finish then you may like this one. Lots of imagination went into this movie.

Do you remember the old Lara Croft with Angelina Jolie? Well, forget her. This one is way more dark. The plot was not like the other ones. Unless you are a huge Croft fan, this movie is not worth your time. The CGI was good, though.

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21221018293347
Nov 29, 2018

An enjoyable escape from reality. Good action. Good story line. Nothing too spectacular. I think she wore the same green t-shirt through most of the movie.

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akirakato
Nov 28, 2018

Directed by Roar Uthaug in 2018 based on the 2013 video game of the same name, this American and British film depicts the adventure of Lara Croft.
Lara finds a pre-recorded video message from her father detailing his research into Himiko (卑弥呼), the mythical Queen of Yamatai (邪馬台) who was said to command the power over life and death.
She embarks on a perilous journey to her father's last-known destination---the island of Yamatai.
Although I enjoyed this action-adventure flick, the island of Yamatai is ridiculously misplaced.
Himiko (卑弥呼) is a historical figure who lived during the period (c. 170–248 CE) as a shamaness-queen of Yamataikoku (邪馬台国)---part of ancient Japan.
However, the whole story is fake fiction since her tomb has NOT been found yet.

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Munkapunk
Nov 23, 2018

Very good action movie. Loved the stereotypes, loved the pace and loved the fact that there was no Angelina.

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ddebner
Oct 20, 2018

If you can turn off your mind and watch this movie you will very likely enjoy it. Alicia Vikander is a better Lara Croft than Angelina Jolie and Jolie was very good. Jolie had much better writing as this movie is stupid beyond belief if you actually think as you watch. It starts with Lara poor and later implies that Lara is this way because she won't take her father's money because she would consider it as conceding that he is dead. While not spelled out, it seems clear Lara would have been a minor when dad disappeared so she wouldn't have really had a choice. But even if that is the case that is just not how humans work- You've just lost someone so you are going to cut everything out of your life that has to do with them? No, people seek comfort in the things they know, like their own home.

Next, rather than accessing the vast funds available to her Lara pawns a priceless necklace that is her one remaining memento of her mother. How does that make sense? Then, after tracing her father to Asia Lara is randomly attacked at the docks, AND IT IS RANDOM, the attackers never show back up and have no connections to the actual bad guys. Apparently the writers thought Lara pawning necklace and arriving in Asia was too much story line all at once and an action sequence was needed.

Frankly, with the exception of Alicia Vikander, the first Tomb Raider movie was better in pretty much every sense.

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Wuzo
Oct 09, 2018

Boring, lame, uninspired. Not the worst I've seen, but far from the best.
Some good action scenes but as a whole, it is a very weak film. The new games are much more fun. If you're a fan of the series why waste time with the movie, and if you're just an action movie person there are far better offerings out there.

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rsyw
Sep 06, 2018

Was pleasantly surprised how FUN this movie is. Lots of non-stop action scenes and amazing visuals. Alicia Vikander definitely has a different take than Angelina's Jolie's iconic role, but she does well to be a different type of Lara Croft. Would recommend a watch as it's just good entertainment - not realistic but fun.

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Other: The plot was a little slow.

Sexual Content: She needs some clothes.

Violence: Contains action violence.

Coarse Language: Contains mild language and brief profanity.

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CUBEFRENZY
Aug 02, 2018

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Jump scares, disease that makes your blood black and possesses you. Usual tomb stuff. The jump scares will get you.

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CUBEFRENZY
Aug 02, 2018

Violence: Some kicking, punching, etc. Boxing scene at the start. Multiple people are shot dead. Person literally choked to death by Lara.

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CUBEFRENZY
Aug 02, 2018

Coarse Language: Hell, etc. No swear words from what I remember.

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reypotter06
Jul 02, 2018

Violence: killing, punching, kicking, shooting, etc.

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reypotter06
Jul 02, 2018

Frightening or Intense Scenes: A disease that takes control of you and makes you go mad and die. It also makes your veins go black. A dead body does sudden movements.

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CUBEFRENZY
Aug 02, 2018

CUBEFRENZY thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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Jul 02, 2018

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Jul 01, 2018

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Jun 30, 2018

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Jun 25, 2018

black_badger_274 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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"I can take care of myself." - Every woman in Hollywood since the seventies and Lara Croft.

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