Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life

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Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's evil mastermind uses it to construct a weapon of catastrophic capabilities.

2003Rating: M117 minsGermany, Japan, UK, USAParamount, BBC Films, TOHO-TOWA, Mutual Film Company, Lawrence Gordon Productions, October Pictures, Eidos Interactive
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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life | Reviews

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Probably enough goodwill has been built up in the early sections that most viewers will not take offense when the movie abandons its plot and characters.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Lara Croft lopes from one action set-piece to the next without developing any real rhythm or drive.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Infinitely more fun and feral than its precursor...

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Uses imagination and exciting locations to give the movie the same kind of pulp adventure feeling we get from the Indiana Jones movies.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

As a collection of action sequences, The Cradle of Life couldn't be less rousing were it performed by the cast of Cocoon.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

A distinct if distinctly minor improvement on the first.

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

I still had to slap myself to stay awake.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

If ever there was a movie fit for permanent entombment, it's this sequel.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Despite extra scoops of action, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life isn't nearly as much fun as the original.

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