The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D (also known simply as The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, or often shortened to Sharkboy and Lavagirl), is a 2005 American 3D superhero adventure film co-written and directed by Robert Rodriguez and originally released in the United States on June 10, 2005. The production companies were Dimension Films, Columbia Pictures and Troublemaker Studios. The film uses the anaglyph 3D technology, similar to the one used in Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003). The film stars Taylor Lautner, Taylor Dooley, Cayden Boyd, David Arquette, Kristin Davis and George Lopez. Many of the concepts and much of the story were conceived by Rodriguez's children. The film received negative reviews from critics, with much of the criticism directed at the film's story and poor 3-D, while the visual aspects and performances received some praise. The film also underperformed at the box office earning just $39.2 million in the United States and $32.8 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $72 million worldwide on a $50 million budget.
|The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D|
|Directed by||Robert Rodriguez|
|Story by||Racer Rodriguez|
|Produced by||Elizabeth Avellán|
|Edited by||Robert Rodriguez|
|Box office||$72 million|
The special effects were done by Hybride Technologies, CafeFX, The Orphanage, Post Logic, Hy*drau*lx, Industrial Light & Magic, R!ot Pictures, Tippett Studio, Amalgamated Pixels, Intelligent Creatures and Troublemaker Digital.