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10,000 BC (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 7 March 2008 (USA)
A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

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Warlord (as Ben Badra)
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Ka'Ren (as Mo Zainal)
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Mona Hammond ...
Old Mother
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One-Eye
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Moha
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Lu'kibu
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Kristian Beazley ...
D'Leh's Father
Junior Oliphant ...
Tudu
Louise Tu'u ...
Baku's Mother
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A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter named D'Leh's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe. When a band of mysterious horse-riding warlords raid the Yaghal camp and kidnaps his heart's desire - the beautiful Evolet along with many others, D'Leh is forced to lead a small group of hunters south to pursue the warlords to the end of the world to save her. Driven by destiny, the unlikely band of warriors must battle saber-toothed cats and terror birds in the Levant. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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hunter | tribe | mammoth | captive | epic | See All (261) »

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It takes a hero to change the world. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence | See all certifications »

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7 March 2008 (USA)  »

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10.000 A.C.  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$105,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

BRL 2,748,109 (Brazil) (9 March 2008)

Gross:

$94,784,201 (USA) (19 June 2008)
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D'Leh is "Held", the German word for "hero", backwards. Roland Emmerich chose the name as an Easter egg. See more »

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The female lead has blue eyes. The genetic mutation for blue eyes occurred 6,000 to 8,000 years ago, outside the film's time frame. See more »

Quotes

D'Leh: [speaking to the spear-tooth] You must remember me. I gave you life.
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Referenced in Futurama: Calculon 2.0 (2013) See more »

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Roland Emmerich hits a new low
8 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well, aside from the historical inaccuracies that everyone has pointed out, this movie had horrid acting, insipid dialog, and a cliché plot line that any moderately skilled elementary school kid could have written. So what are the redeeming qualities of this movie? The scenery, some of the CGI, and that's about it. On a technical level, I found it hilarious that for all the hype about this movie, it was far worse than I could have imagined. Someone made a comment about the lighting of this movie. There were definitely inconsistencies in the lighting, which added to the list of things wrong with this movie and made it feel like perhaps it was a rushed project.

I think if this movie were made without any dialog except for the narrative, it would have been much more enjoyable as a whole.


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