Plot Outline: On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth. Plot: Professor Trevor Anderson receives his teenager nephew Sean Anderson. He will spend ten days with his uncle while his mother, Elizabeth, prepares to move to Canada. She gives a box to Trevor that belonged to his missing brother, Max, and Trevor finds a book with references to the last journey of his brother. He decides to follow the steps of Max with Sean and they travel to Iceland, where they meet the guide Hannah
Plot Outline: Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers (Treat Williams, Jeremy London, Hugh Keays-Byrne) seeking a mysterious hidden land… Plot: Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers (Treat Williams, Jeremy London, Hugh Keays-Byrne) seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife (Tushka Bergen) of another man (Bryan Brown), who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared.
Movie Quotes:Helen: He's going to the center of the Earth. You get dizzy on the botton rung of a ladder. Jonas Lytton: Not the *bottom* rung.
Crazy Credits: We know about 2 Crazy Credits. One of them reads: Thanks to the staff of Kelvingrove Museum, the Lord Provost and staff at Glasgow City Chambers, residents of Kersland Street, all the staff at the Arthouse Hotel, Glasgow, and the Earls of Wemyss and March and Lady Wemyss.
Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them: Anachronisms: The film, which takes place during 1905-07, depicts several characters attending a performance of the opera “Cosi fan tutte” — but that opera was first performed in New York in 1922.
Trivia: There are 3 entries in the trivia list – like these:
Shooting angles for some outdoor scenes had to be changed because groups of "The X Files" (1993) fans congregated in the background to see Gillian Anderson.
Director Terence Davies whenever possible used actual period dresses–some so fragile with age that they ripped off of the actresses during scenes–and period corsets, which caused some of the actresses great pain but made them understand better the constraints put on women of the period.
Due to the bankruptcy of German distributor Kinowelt in 2001, the movie never had an official release in Germany (theatrically or on DVD), although there was already a German dub version created.