Friendless and harassed by bullies, year-old Max creates two imaginary friends that help him through moments of sadness and stress. But reality and fantasy cross paths, and soon Max is off on a mission to Planet Drool where his superhero friends Shark Boy and Lava Girl live. Most of the action takes place in a dream world as a stream of consciousness. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. Lava Girl melts into a puddle she comes back to her normal form later. Lava Girl's feet are frozen into ice cubes.
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D () - Parents Guide - IMDb
The characters made their debut in 's The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D starring a pre- Twilight Taylor Lautner and Taylor Dooley as the superhero duo, but the movie underperformed at the box office and didn't get a sequel. We Can Be Heroes sees a group of superhero children have to learn to work together to save their parents and the planet from alien invaders. Talking to Digital Spy , Rodriguez revealed that since Netflix had originally asked him for an original movie, he didn't bring back the characters initially. That was the only reason they were in there, it wasn't born out of wanting to do a sequel. As a result, Sharkboy is played by JJ Dashnaw in a wordless role, meaning that Lautner could come back in the future. As it turns out, Sharkboy and Lavagirl aren't really the main draw of the new Netflix movie in any case, which mainly focuses on the young superhero team and gave Rodriguez a chance to take an affectionate dig at the wider genre. That's the world, right?
Netflix's We Can Be Heroes originally didn't have Sharkboy and Lavagirl
Despite some murky 3-D effects and unconvincing acting, this allegorical fantasy builds to an exciting climax and encourages children to pursue their best dreams. It also tells viewers to let go of bad dreams and pursue only good ones. Finally, the movie contains a strong message of forgiveness, repentance and reconciliation, a positive Christian message that we all need. Content: BBB, CC, Ro, V Very strong moral worldview, with strong Christian message of forgiveness and repentance, set in an allegorical fantasy land where dreams can come true, even bad dreams, but that encourages children to make only their good dreams come true, with slight nod to Romantic views of education and child-centered theories of education when grade school teacher says teachers become great when they realize that they can learn just as much from their young students as their students learn from them; no foul language; family action violence and some moments that might scare some young children under age six or seven, such as things get smashed, fighting, falling, scary characters, and electrical villain shocks people; no sex Shark Boy and Lava Girl kiss one time, though ; no nudity; no alcohol or smoking; and, nothing else objectionable.
Lautner began his acting career playing bit roles in comedy series such as The Bernie Mac Show and My Wife and Kids , before having voice roles in television series like What's New, Scooby-Doo? He also starred in the action film Abduction. In , he played a leading role, Dr. The late s saw Lautner become a teen idol and sex symbol , after extensively changing his physique to keep the role of Jacob Black in further Twilight installments, and generating media attention for his looks. Also in the same year, Lautner was named the highest-paid teenage actor in Hollywood.