Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Simon West was the director. The story was written by Sara B. Cooper, Mike Werb and Michael Colleary. Patrick Massett and John Zinman wrote the Screenplay.
The movie has an approximate length of 97 minutes.
- Main article: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Story
Lara Croft finds a clock hidden in the Mansion by her father. Hidden inside she finds the All-Seeing Eye. Just in time for the Planetary Alignment she sets out to seek two halves of an artefact, the Triangle of Light. The clock she's just discovered is the key to finding them. A secret society, the Illuminati, also want to get their hand on the artefact. It's a race against time.
|Angelina Jolie||....||Lara Croft|
|Jon Voight||....||Lord Croft|
|Iain Glen||....||Manfred Powell|
|Daniel Craig||....||Alex West|
|Richard Johnson||....||Distinguished Gentleman|
|Julian Rhind-Tutt||....||Mr. Pimms|
|Leslie Phillips||....||Mr. Wilson|
The soundtrack was released (in Germany) on June, 5th 2001:
|1.||U2||Elevation (Tomb Raider Remix)|
|2.||Nine Inch Nails||Deep|
|3.||Moby||Ain't Never Learned|
|4.||Missy Elliot feat. Nelly Furtado||Get Ur Freak On|
|7.||Groove Armada||Edge Hill|
|8.||Brian Transeau||Revolution will not be televised|
|9.||Fatboy Slim feat. Bootsy Collins||Illuminate|
|10.||Flute||Absurd (Whitewash Edit)|
|11.||Oxide & Neutrino||Devil's Nightmare|
|12.||Groove Armada||Edge Hill|
|13.||Fatboy Slim||Little Buds|
|14.||Oxide & Neutrino||Devil's Nightmare|
|15.||Die Toten Hosen||In Control|
The movie was not received well by critics with an overall rating of only 20% on Rotten Tomatoes. While Angelina Jolie's performance was generally liked, the plot and many disconnected action scenes were not. Nonetheless the first movie has gathered a strong following in the fandom and is the stick against which all following movies are measured. About half of the viewers on Rotten Tomatoes liked it.