Directed by: Jan de Bont
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler, Ciarán Hinds, Christopher Barrie, Noah Taylor, Djimon Hounsou, Til Schweiger, Simon Yam, Lenny Juma
Synopsis: This time around, our favourite videogame heroine must find Pandora's Box before a bio-terrorist does.
See also: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
The dialogue is mostly bad and there are some logic issues but there's plenty of action, the stunts are big, the effects are cool, the story is much simpler (and, in my opinion, better), the sets and cinematography are good, and, as Ice said, it's truer to the game.
It's a fun movie and I liked it.Added 10 August 2003 at 12:13 PM
There are some very big, very cool stunts that fall somewhere between Indiana Jones and James Bond but they are so very Lara Croft. I appreciated that the movie could well have been the next in the game series.
There were some peculiar sound effects additions like a bus and an awning tearing, but I can forgive those. It's action-packed, globe-travelling, exciting and lots of fun. Own it.