10,000 BC

March 7th, 2008


10,000 BC

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A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

Release Year: 2008

Rating: 4.9/10 (61,406 voted)

Critic's Score: 34/100

Director: Roland Emmerich

Stars: Camilla Belle, Steven Strait, Marco Khan

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.

Writers: Roland Emmerich, Harald Kloser

Steven Strait - D'Leh
Camilla Belle - Evolet
Cliff Curtis - Tic'Tic
Joel Virgel - Nakudu
Affif Ben Badra - Warlord (as Ben Badra)
Mo Zinal - Ka'Ren (as Mo Zainal)
Nathanael Baring - Baku
Mona Hammond - Old Mother
Marco Khan - One-Eye
Reece Ritchie - Moha
Joel Fry - Lu'kibu
Omar Sharif - Narrator (voice)
Kristian Beazley - D'Leh's Father
Junior Oliphant - Tudu
Louise Tu'u - Baku's Mother

Taglines: It takes a hero to change the world.


Official Website: Warner Bros [France] | Warner Bros. [United States] |

Release Date: 7 March 2008

Filming Locations: Namibia

Box Office Details

Budget: $105,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $35,867,488 (USA) (9 March 2008) (3410 Screens)

Gross: $94,770,548 (USA) (15 June 2008)

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Did You Know?

This film features some of the alleged controversies in history - the construction of the great pyramids 12,000 years ago, almost 7,500 years earlier, the existence of the Ben-Ben stone (the pyramidion stone that is now missing from the top of the Khafre pyramid), the correlation between the position of the pyramids and the stars from the Orion constellation (associated by the Egyptians with the god Osiris), the Sphinx with a head of a lion allegedly correlated with the Leo constellation rising to the east (at the same time when Orion is in conjunction with the Giza pyramid complex) and the possible nonhuman origin of the first kings of Egypt.

Continuity: When D'leh is talking to the Egyptian "god", he walks up to the army of Egyptians. He walks to within arms length of them, but in the next shot, he's several paces back.

Tic'Tic: Our wise man says: you will lead us there.
D'Leh: Me?

User Review

Like cafeteria lasagna....

Rating: 5/10

You know how when you go to a cafeteria style restaurant and you see something you usually enjoy like lasagna. You get the lasagna and take a bite with the fond memories of the last time you ate it in a real restaurant. When the first taste hits your tongue and all hopes of future meal enjoyment are flushed down the toilet. 10,000BC is the cafeteria lasagna. It looks goods, has the potential to be great, you have fond memories of other movies in the same genre that were good, and then you watch it. It's edible but just barely. The movie had pretty good special effects and wasn't boring which is why I gave it a five. The dialog and acting were for the most part sub-par. The story didn't even make an attempt to suspend your disbelief. Forget historically inaccurate, it was ridiculous. If I were you I would catch the matinée or wait for someone else to pay for the cafeteria lasagna


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