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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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Old Mother
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Kristian Beazley ...
D'Leh's Father
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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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One Man, One Army, One Battle. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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7 March 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$105,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$35,867,488 (USA) (7 March 2008)

Gross:

$94,770,548 (USA) (13 June 2008)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

D'Leh refers to one star as "the one that never moves." That would be the North Star, which appears stationary in the northern night sky. In 10,000 BC the North Star was Vega, the fifth brightest star in the sky. It would've been very obvious in the dark sky. See more »

Goofs

(at around 50 mins) The leader of the African tribe tells D'Leh how his family was taken away. When he calls out to his tribesman, a silver filling is clearly visible in his mouth. See more »

Quotes

D'Leh: I found the eye of the snake.
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Referenced in Futurama: Calculon 2.0 (2013) See more »

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It is what it is.
1 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm quite surprised at how many people are slamming this movie for historical inaccuracies, use of English, its similarity to several other films and a happy ending.

I had no problem understanding this was not a historical documentary nor did any signs point to this film being the most original sensation of the year. When I went into the film, I expected a fictional Hollywood story with a bit of action and some entertaining special effects. Guess what I got? Yes, I got a fictional Hollywood story with a bit of action and some entertaining special effects. That's all it aspired to be, it works for the film and it shouldn't be a surprise to anyone thinking of sitting through it.

On a side note, I hope the same people slamming this film for its historical inaccuracies, use of English and similarity to other works go slam Shakespeare next because these terms describe his most famous plays. As far as I am aware, they weren't speaking Shakespearean English in 13th century Verona, Italy. Anyone hear of, The Tragicall History of Romeus and Juliet by Arthur Brooke? Published before Shakespeare was even alive, I wonder if he based "Romeo and Juliet" off it?

Point is, 10,000 BC should be taken for what it is. It is two hours of Hollywood entertainment. No surprises.


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