• Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)

Journey to the Center of the Earth

Release Date: July 11th, 2008

DVD Release Date: October 28th, 2008

PG |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

During an expedition to Iceland, professor Trevor Anderson (Brendan Fraser), his nephew Sean (Josh Hutcherson) and their guide, Hannah (Anita Briem), get trapped in a cavern. As they follow their only escape route deeper and deeper below the Earth's surface, they pass through strange places and encounter incredible creatures, including dinosaurs. But as volcanic activity around them increases, they realize they must find their way out -- soon.

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Briem, Seth Meyers, Jean-Michel Pare, Jane Wheeler, Frank Fontaine, Giancarlo Caltabiano

Director: Eric Brevig

Genres: Science fiction , Children , Adventure , Action , Fantasy

Production Co: New Line Cinema, Walden Media

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Father, Suspenseful, Quest, Amusing, 2000s, Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Surprising as it may be, given an unpromising trailer, the 3D update of Jules Verne's Journey to the Center of the Earth turns out to be perfectly charming as well as predictably eye-popping. show more

  • 75
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    You don't believe a second of it, but it's easy to enjoy, partly because of the casting of all three leads. show more

  • 60
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    This first feature by veteran visual effects supervisor Eric Brevig has its transporting, if benign, charms. show more

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