The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl

Everyone always knew that Max had a wild imagination, but no one believed that his wildest creations — a boy raised by watchful great white sharks and a girl with the force of a volcano — were real. Now, these two pint-sized action masters will show Max that even an ordinary kid has what it takes to be extraordinary.

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Film Cast:

  • Sharkboy: Taylor Lautner
  • Lavagirl: Taylor Dooley
  • Max: Cayden Boyd
  • Max’s Dad: David Arquette
  • Max’s Mom: Kristin Davis
  • Linus / Minus: Jacob Davich
  • Marissa / Ice Princess: Sasha Pieterse
  • Mr. Electricidad / Tobor / Ice Guardian: George Lopez
  • Sharkboy’s Dad: Rico Torres
  • Classroom Kid #1: Marc Musso
  • Classroom Kid #2: Shane Graham
  • Classroom Kid #3: Tiger Darrow
  • Sharkboy, Age 7: Racer Rodriguez
  • Sharkboy, Age 5: Rebel Rodriguez
  • Lug: Rocket Rodriguez
  • Shark (voice) (uncredited): Robert Rodriguez

Film Crew:

  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Robert Rodriguez
  • Executive Producer: Bob Weinstein
  • Executive Producer: Harvey Weinstein
  • Producer: Elizabeth Avellan
  • Music: John Debney
  • Music: Graeme Revell
  • Local Casting: Beth Sepko
  • Casting: Mary Vernieu
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Colin Strause
  • Assistant Art Director: Christopher Stull
  • Property Master: Steve Joyner
  • Costume Supervisor: Nina Proctor
  • Stunt Coordinator: Jeffrey J. Dashnaw
  • Casting Associate: Shalimar Reodica
  • Line Producer: Bill Scott
  • Makeup Effects: Gregory Nicotero
  • Associate Editor: Ethan Maniquis
  • Set Decoration: Jeanette Scott
  • Makeup Effects: Howard Berger
  • Executive In Charge Of Post Production: Linda A. Borgeson
  • Dialogue Editor: Bruce Nyznik
  • Makeup Department Head: Ermahn Ospina
  • Hairstylist: Joe Rivera
  • Story: Racer Rodriguez
  • Publicist: Sandra Condito
  • Additional Music: Carl Thiel
  • Camera Operator: Jimmy Lindsey
  • Set Decoration: David Hack
  • Special Effects Coordinator: John McLeod
  • Writer: Marcel Rodriguez
  • Boom Operator: Albert Aquino
  • Location Manager: Robbie Friedmann
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Sergio Reyes
  • Supervising Sound Editor: Tim Rakoczy
  • Still Photographer: Rico Torres
  • Script Supervisor: Monika Petrillo
  • Construction Coordinator: Joe McCusker
  • Art Department Coordinator: Debbie Cortez Haber
  • Transportation Coordinator: Cecil D. Evans
  • Set Costumer: Crystal Falkner-Paysse
  • Set Designer: Rob Simons
  • Production Coordinator: Cynthia Streit
  • Production Sound Mixer: Ed Novick
  • Dialogue Editor: Charles Ewing Smith
  • Visual Effects Producer: Keefe Boerner
  • First Assistant Director: Brian Bettwy
  • Post Production Supervisor: Tom Proper
  • Pre-Visualization Supervisor: Chris Olivia
  • First Assistant Editor: Jay Mahavier
  • Seamstress: Elspeth Mason
  • Additional Music: George Oldziey
  • Second Assistant Director: David Rimer

Movie Reviews:

  • Kamurai: Bad watch, won’t watch again, and can’t recommend. (Maybe for younger audiences)

    I understand that this is supposed to be a “power of imagination” kids story, but there is just a lot of garbage in this.

    The kids seem to do some fairly good acting for what they’re asked to do, but I’m not sure why George Lopez was cast, but the writing is weak enough that it could easily just be the writing.

    The story is designed to look like it’s just literally written haphazardly as they go, so it’s hard to tell what’s badly written, and what’s correctly written to make it look like bad kid writing.

    While the characters of Sharkboy (especially) and Lavagirl are quite ridiculous, there are some fun things that they include throughout the movie, so its not like the movie is completely without quality, but piled together it was not an experience I’d want to do again.

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