The copyright was then sold again to Lombard Bank, a British investment group and a further $12 million was made. I mean, Lara sleeps with knives and doesn't take shit from anybody. After a hand-to-hand fight, she kills Powell, retrieving her father's pocket watch and escaping the tomb. Only during the process of recording a second demo did Kamen finally hear back from the Tomb Raider team, and by then, the lack of enthusiasm for the relationship on both sides caused Kamen to seek other projects that were more promising to him (namely, the HBO show Band of Brothers, requiring 10 hours of music). Lara Croft was financed through Tele München Gruppe (TMG), a German tax shelter. Created by a team at British developer Core Design that included Toby Gard, the character first appeared in the video game Tomb Raider in 1996. And Lara doesn't apologize for herself, and for having that, you know, recognizable shape. West solves part of the temple's puzzle, and Powell prepares to insert the clock at the moment of alignment. Via Crutis 19. Use the HTML below. The final draft of the script was attributed to five writers, including director Simon West. Portions of the film were shot on location at the Ta Prohm temple, located in Angkor, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. [9] Jon Voight, Angelina Jolie's father, plays Richard Croft, Lara's father in the film. "* Exploring lost empires, finding priceless treasures, pun ishing villains in mortal combat... it’s all in a day’s work for advent urer Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie). At the same time, Roth signs on for Whitman’s World’s third season, which is an expedition on a vessel known as The Endurance in search of a mythical island called Yamatai . Path of the Dead 10. A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal fifty cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life. Lara Croft’s most recent outing was 2018’s Shadow of the Tomb Raider. [20], Tomb Raider was a box office success. Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 has focused on the greatest hunters in the multiverse, and it seems that Tomb Raider star Lara Croft could be the next crossover character to appear as part of that theme! On her way to consult a friend of her father's, Wilson (Leslie Phillips), Lara crosses paths with Alex West (Daniel Craig), an American associate and fellow adventurer. So we still made it Lara Croft, but we didn't go to any extremes. In most of the games, she travels around the world looking for highly prized treasures while avoiding rival hunters, wildlife, and various death traps. Eye of the Serpent 13. 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Returning to the tomb, Lara manipulates time to save West and stab Powell, and destroys the Triangle. And in the game, she's a double D, so we took her down some. The orphaned heiress and intrepid archaeologist, Lara Croft, embarks on a dangerous quest to retrieve the two halves of an ancient artefact which controls time before it falls into the wrong hands. Lara, realizing they are mistaken, finds the correct keyhole; with only seconds left, Lara persuades Powell to throw her the clock. GK Films first acquired the rights to reboot the film in 2011. So it wasn't like we had to completely change me. The mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where he once again wakes and begins his campaign of rage and terror. [31], Director Simon West would comment a decade after its release that the creation of Lara Croft was influenced by a film market that "wasn't used to women leading summer blockbusters". You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider is a 2001 action adventure film based on the Tomb Raider video game series featuring the character Lara Croft, portrayed by Angelina Jolie. Angelina Jolie was nominated for the Worst Actress Golden Raspberry Award for her role in the film, but she lost to Mariah Carey in Glitter. Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal. You know, we just had to enhance me a little. The best thing in a whole movie was of course Angelina Jolie. Presales to distributors in Japan, Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain made a further $65 million. The CD was released through Elektra Entertainment, but as noted by Revell and after failed attempts to stop the pressings, the tracks were mislabeled. That night, armed commandos invade the house and steal the clock, bringing it to Powell. "Do you think you're the hero, Lara?" The Score was later released on June 25, 2001. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. Lara's father Lord Richard Croft (Jon Voight), long missing and presumed dead, appears to her in a dream. 5 performed by Hae-won Chang. Manfred Powell (Iain Glen) assures the cabal that the artifact is almost ready, but has no real idea of its location. She was a young woman experimenting.”[32] While Lara Croft's box office totals were the highest for an female-led action film at the time ($131 million), inspired theme park rides and led to a sequel, West stated that "at the time, the studio was incredibly nervous at what the outcome could have been. The resulting score was so poorly received [17] that the composer himself issued an apology through his website. Her father tasks her to find and destroy both pieces before the Illuminati can exploit the Triangle's power. She escapes with the first piece; recovering at a Buddhist monastery, she arranges a meeting with Powell. Path of the Living 9. 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