PG | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Sean Anderson partners with his mom's husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
There is another Jules Verne novel titled "The Golden Volcano", which, although is set in the Canadian Arctic during the gold rush, spews gold nuggets when it erupts. This is likely where the mountains of gold came from for this movie.
Not now, Sean. She's scared!
Sean: No, it's cold-blooded and it's attracted to heat.
Hank: That's emasculating.
Sean: Now what?
Hank: Now there's only one thing left. The thunder cookie.
Hank: I think I just made it worse.
Kailani: Hope she doesn't like Polynesian food.
Gabato: I hope she ...
After Sean falls from the giant bee and injures his ankle against a log several individuals say he has a "dislocated ankle" and his stepfather and grandfather reset it quickly and easily as you would do with a dislocated shoulder. Although it is possible to "dislocate" your ankle it is not only very difficult to do, but due to the unique, and very stable, make-up of the ankle (unlike the shoulder) it only occurs in conjunction with either a fracture or multiple ruptured tendons of the area. Something that is very serious and extremely painful and definitely not something that could be easily remedied by 'popping it back into place' and then the individual being able to walk about and hike.
There is a brief scene of elephants swimming to the city halfway through the credits right before the cast listing.
$2,002,193 (Australia) (22 January 2012)