History Film / LaraCroftTombRaider

18th Aug '17 5:14:10 AM CaptNoDad
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The second film, ''Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life'', has Lara in search of PandorasBox. Evil scientist Jonathan Reiss ([[Creator/CiaranHinds Ciarán Hinds]]) seeks to weaponise the contents of Pandora's Box for biological warfare. Lara is paired with mercenary and former love interest Terry Sheridan (Creator/GerardButler), an ex-SAS man who betrayed the country and gets his chance to pay penance.

A reboot is sheduled for 2018, it is simply titled ''Film/{{Tomb Raider|2018}}''.

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The second film, ''Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Raider - The Cradle of Life'', has Lara in search of PandorasBox. Evil scientist Jonathan Reiss ([[Creator/CiaranHinds Ciarán Hinds]]) seeks to weaponise the contents of Pandora's Box for biological warfare. Lara is paired with mercenary and former love interest Terry Sheridan (Creator/GerardButler), an ex-SAS man who betrayed the country and gets his chance to pay penance.

A reboot is sheduled scheduled for 2018, it is simply titled ''Film/{{Tomb Raider|2018}}''.
5th Aug '17 8:10:52 AM shawn_allen
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* HollywoodScience: During the planetary alignment, there is a view in space, showing all nine (at the time) planets. The actual planets are too far apart to be seen in such a manner.
9th Jul '17 5:35:52 PM Jan_z_Michal
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* LandmarkOfLore: Probably the most obvious one - Angkor Wat.* LettingHerHairDown: By the end of the film, Lara finally carries herself like a lady. Part of the new image is unbraided hair.

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* LandmarkOfLore: Probably the most obvious one - Angkor Wat.Wat.
* LettingHerHairDown: By the end of the film, Lara finally carries herself like a lady. Part of the new image is unbraided hair.
9th Jul '17 3:43:31 PM jormis29
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* LettingHerHairDown: By the end of the first film Lara finally carries herself like a lady. Part of the new image is unbraided hair.



* LandmarkOfLore: Probably the most obvious one - Angkor Wat.

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* LandmarkOfLore: Probably the most obvious one - Angkor Wat.* LettingHerHairDown: By the end of the film, Lara finally carries herself like a lady. Part of the new image is unbraided hair.
9th Jul '17 3:42:19 PM jormis29
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* ArtifactOfDeath: The Pandora's Box in the second film, treated as [[DoingInTheWizard a container for a superplague]].



%%* ArtifactOfDeath: PandorasBox.

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%%* * ArtifactOfDeath: PandorasBox.The PandorasBox, treated as [[DoingInTheWizard a container for a superplague]]. .
15th Jun '17 7:30:47 AM Saveelich
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A reboot is sheduled for 2018, it is simply titled ''Film/{{Tomb Raider|2018}}''.
31st May '17 2:34:46 PM Jan_z_Michal
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* AlternateContinuity: To the games, of course. (Of course, the games themselves have no less than [[ContinuityReboot three different continuities]], just to add to the confusion.)

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* AlternateContinuity: To the games, of course. (Of course, at this point the games themselves have no less than [[ContinuityReboot three different continuities]], just to add to the confusion.)
31st May '17 2:18:32 PM ChaoticNovelist
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The second film, ''Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life'', has Lara in search of PandorasBox. Evil scientist Jonathan Reiss ([[Creator/CiaranHinds Ciarán Hinds]]) seeks to weaponise the contents of Pandora's Box for biological warfare. Lara is paired with mercenary and former love interest Terry Sheridan (Creator/GerardButler), an ex-SAS man who betrayed the country and gets his chance to pay penance. While the first movie embraced its video game roots, the second attempts to insert a little actual drama and tries to take itself seriously as an action-adventure flick -- so seriously that some considered it not fun enough. It was also considerably more violent than the first film (which as noted above had actually received a family-friendly seal of approval).

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The second film, ''Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life'', has Lara in search of PandorasBox. Evil scientist Jonathan Reiss ([[Creator/CiaranHinds Ciarán Hinds]]) seeks to weaponise the contents of Pandora's Box for biological warfare. Lara is paired with mercenary and former love interest Terry Sheridan (Creator/GerardButler), an ex-SAS man who betrayed the country and gets his chance to pay penance. While the first movie embraced its video game roots, the second attempts to insert a little actual drama and tries to take itself seriously as an action-adventure flick -- so seriously that some considered it not fun enough. It was also considerably more violent than the first film (which as noted above had actually received a family-friendly seal of approval).\n



* BadassBookworm: Lara Croft, full stop. She actually does some of her fight training in her library.

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* BadassBookworm: Lara Croft, full stop. She actually Croft does some of her fight training in her library.



* AGodAmI: That's how Illuminati sees the power of time travel in the first film.



* ArtisticLicenseAstronomy: Pretty much everything to do with the planetary alignment in the first movie.

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* ArtisticLicenseAstronomy: Pretty much everything Everything to do with the planetary alignment in the first movie.movie was made to serve the needs of the plot.
2nd Jan '17 12:09:01 AM jormis29
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* AncientArtifact: The Triangle of Light, which dates at least back to early Bronze Age.
* AncientConspiracy: For the first film [[TheIlluminati accept no substitute]]. The Illuminati are portrayed as an organisation old enough to be around when the previous planetary alignment happened.



* RealLifeWritesThePlot:
** Real Life Designs the Costumes: The second film puts Lara in more outfits with longer sleeves. This was done because the makeup used to conceal Angelina Jolie's tattoos during the filming of the first film was not as effective as it was supposed to be.
** The scene in the first film where there is a large procession of Buddhist monks was not originally in the script. Simon West decided to shoot it because the monks just happened to be having their procession, and agreed to be filmed for the movie.
** The "duck boat" transports at the end of the first film were spotted on location, and the filmmakers requested to borrow them because they looked cool.



** Appears to carry over into the [[VideoGame/TombRaider2013 2013 reboot]] as well, when Grim mentions Lara's father "Dicky Croft." VideoGame/RiseOfTheTombRaider also seems to reference the first film with Lara continuing one of her father's expeditions after he was killed by the antagonists.

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** Appears to carry over into the [[VideoGame/TombRaider2013 2013 reboot]] as well, when Grim mentions Lara's father "Dicky Croft." VideoGame/RiseOfTheTombRaider ''VideoGame/RiseOfTheTombRaider'' also seems to reference the first film with Lara continuing one of her father's expeditions after he was killed by the antagonists.



%%* RuleOfCool: TheMovie.
* ScaryBlackMan: The leader of Powell's Mooks is tall, silent, and black.



* AncientConspiracy: The Illuminati are seeking the Triangle of Light, and the power it grants to control time. The film hints they've been seeking it for generations, with the artifact itself resembling the all-seeing eye that is part of the film Illuminati's symbology.

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* AncientArtifact: The Triangle of Light, which dates at least back to early Bronze Age.
* AncientConspiracy: [[TheIlluminati Accept no substitute]]. The Illuminati are seeking the Triangle of Light, and the power it grants to control time. The film hints they've been seeking it for generations, with the artifact itself resembling the all-seeing eye that is part of the film Illuminati's symbology.


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* RealLifeWritesThePlot:
** The scene where there is a large procession of Buddhist monks was not originally in the script. Simon West decided to shoot it because the monks just happened to be having their procession, and agreed to be filmed for the movie.
** The "duck boat" transports at the end of the film were spotted on location, and the filmmakers requested to borrow them because they looked cool.
* ScaryBlackMan: The leader of Powell's Mooks is tall, silent, and black.


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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: More like Real Life Designs the Costumes, this film puts Lara in more outfits with longer sleeves. This was done because the makeup used to conceal Angelina Jolie's tattoos during the filming of the first film was not as effective as it was supposed to be.
31st Dec '16 9:47:50 PM jormis29
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%%* ArtifactOfDeath: PandorasBox in the second film.

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%%* ArtifactOfDeath: PandorasBox in the second film.PandorasBox.



* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: The establishing character moment for the bioterrorist/scientist villain of the second movie, [[LargeHam Jonathan Reiss]], is him in a private jet with his clients. He [[BloodFromTheMouth poisons]] one who snitched on him to Interpol, intoning "this is the sound of a traitor dying" as he gurgles his last.

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* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: The establishing character moment for the bioterrorist/scientist villain of the second movie, villain, [[LargeHam Jonathan Reiss]], is him in a private jet with his clients. He [[BloodFromTheMouth poisons]] one who snitched on him to Interpol, intoning "this is the sound of a traitor dying" as he gurgles his last.



* TookALevelInBadass: Although she kicked ass and knocked off a few mooks in the first time, in this second movie, Lara acts more like a female James Bond with a licence to kill, leaving behind a high body count and outright [[ChekhovsGun warning]] Sheridan that she is perfectly capable and willing to kill him if necessary.

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* TookALevelInBadass: Although she kicked ass and knocked off a few mooks in the first time, in this second movie, Lara acts more like a female James Bond with a licence to kill, leaving behind a high body count and outright [[ChekhovsGun warning]] Sheridan that she is perfectly capable and willing to kill him if necessary.
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