Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 58min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Roar Uthaug
  • Cast: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Kristin Scott Thomas

Lara Croft (Vikander) is told by guardian Ana (Scott Thomas) that her ten-years-missing dad (West) is dead, and she inherits a key to the secrets of his past. Vikander gives it bags of commitment and Uthaug keeps the energy level high, leaving you actually looking forward to the prospect of a video game movie sequel.

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Roar Uthaug extremely proud to update Tomb Raider legacy

15 Mar 2018

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Roar Uthaug is "extremely proud" to be able to update the 'Tomb Raider' legacy. The 44-year-old Norwegian filmmaker has helmed the movie reboot of the popular action game and admitted he hopes his film will inspire all people to try and "reach for…

Tomb Raider

14 Mar 20183 stars

Alicia Vikander makes an ace Lara Croft in this persuasively scrappy reboot

Even if Angelina Jolie's deadening Tomb Raider movies didn't invent the curse of video-game adaptations, they certainly seemed to embody it. 15 years on, Alicia Vikander and The Wave director Roar Uthaug make a more persuasively scrappy fist of the job.

Dominic West thought he'd be the love interest in Tomb Raider

12 Mar 2018

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Dominic West thought he would be the love interest in the new 'Tomb Raider' movie. The 48-year-old actor plays Lord Richard Croft - the father of action hero Lara Croft played by Alicia Vikander - in the movie reboot of the popular game franchise…

Alicia Vikander loved playing Lara Croft video games as research

7 Mar 2018

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Alicia Vikander loved playing 'Tomb Raider' video games for research. The 29-year-old actress stars as the iconic gaming character Lara Croft in the forthcoming rebooted 'Tomb Raider' blockbuster helmed by Roar Uthaug, and admitted she didn't know…

Alicia Vikander: There's not enough women in Tomb Raider

6 Mar 2018

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Alicia Vikander doesn't think there are "enough women" in the new 'Tomb Raider' film. The 29-year-old actress stars as the iconic gaming character Lara Croft in the forthcoming rebooted blockbuster and, although she's thrilled that it revolves around…

Alicia Vikander's crippling Tomb Raider stunts

3 Mar 2018

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Alicia Vikander was left "crippled" by the stunts on 'Tomb Raider'. The 29-year-old actress threw herself into the stunt work as adventurer Lara Croft in her latest movie and she initially found her rigorous training unbearably painful. She said…

Alicia Vikander felt inspired by Tomb Raider games

28 Feb 2018

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Alicia Vikander felt inspired playing the 'Tomb Raider' video games as a child. The 29-year-old actress stars as Lara Croft in the upcoming adventure movie, and Alicia has revealed she was struck by the character's fearlessness the first time she saw…

Alicia Vikander could never compete with Angelina Jolie

25 Feb 2018

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Alicia Vikander could "never compete" with Angelina Jolie when it comes to playing Lara Croft. The Swedish actress is taking on the role of adventuring archaeologist Lara Croft in the upcoming 'Tomb Raider' reboot - which is based on the video game…

Alicia Vikander 'turned blue' filming Tomb Raider

8 Feb 2018

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Alicia Vikander "turned blue" whilst filming 'Tomb Raider'. The 29-year-old actress plays action hero Lara Croft in the upcoming movie and has revealed she got so cold during the shooting that her skin changed colour and they had to halt filming for…

Dominic West: It 'hurts' when I'm cast in older roles

20 Jul 2017

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Dominic West says it "hurts" when he's cast as older characters rather than the leading man. The 47-year-old actor portrays Lara Croft's father Lord Richard Croft in the forthcoming reboot of 'Tomb Raider' and has admitted he was slightly taken back…

Alicia Vikander: Playing Lara Croft is a childhood dream come true

19 Jul 2017

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Alicia Vikander has fulfilled a childhood dream by landing the role of Lara Croft in the 'Tomb Raider' reboot. The 28-year-old actress beat off stiff competition to land the role as the daredevil archaeologist in a new movie adaptation of the popular…

Roar Uthaug wraps up Tomb Raider filming

12 Jun 2017

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Filming on the 'Tomb Raider' reboot has been completed. Plans for a new version of the action adventure - which features Alicia Vikander in the lead role of Lara Croft - were announced last year and now director Roar Uthaug has shared a video on…

Dominic West joins Tomb Raider

27 Jan 2017

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Dominic West has been cast in the new 'Tomb Raider' film. The 'Affair' star is to play Lord Richard Croft, the father of Lara Croft, who is being brought to life on the big screen by Alicia Vikander in Warner Bros. Pictures and MGM's reboot of the…

Walton Goggins joins Tomb Raider

8 Dec 2016

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Walton Goggins is set to join the cast of the 'Tomb Raider' reboot. The 45-year-old actor has signed up to join the previously announced Alicia Vikander in the latest adaptation of the popular video game franchise. Walton's involvement in the…

Alicia Vikander hits out at female identity in big films

31 Oct 2016

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Alicia Vikander insists ideas of women in big films make her "snore". The 28-year-old actress is to portray Lara Croft in the forthcoming 'Tomb Raider' movie - replacing Angelina Jolie - and she has assured fans the motion picture will be about…

Alicia Vikander excited about Tomb Raider role

11 Jul 2016

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Alicia Vikander is very "excited" to play "icon" Lara Croft in the 'Tomb Raider' reboot. The 27-year-old actress is taking on the role of the adventurous archaeologist in the action movie, which will tell the origin story of the famous video game…

Tomb Raider reboot 2018 release

8 Jul 2016

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Alicia Vikander's 'Tomb Raider' reboot is set for release in 2018. The forthcoming action movie, based on the popular video game franchise, is set to hit cinema screens in less than two years' time after Warner Bros recently penciled in March 16…

Alicia Vikander to star in Tomb Raider reboot

29 Apr 2016

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Alicia Vikander will star in the 'Tomb Raider' reboot. The Oscar winning actress has been cast as Lara Croft and will play a younger version of the adventurous archaeologist in the action movie, which is set to tell the iconic video game character's…

Daisy Ridley has had 'conversations' about Lara Croft

22 Mar 2016

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Daisy Ridley has confirmed she's had "conversations" with bosses about starring in the 'Lara Croft: Tomb Raider' prequel. The 23-year-old actress was rumoured to play the younger version of the adventurous archaeologist in the action movie, which is…

Daisy Ridley in line to play young Lara Croft

11 Mar 2016

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Daisy Ridley is in talks to star in the forthcoming 'Lara Croft: Tomb Raider' prequel. The 23-year-old actress is being eyed to play a younger version of the adventurous archaeologist in the action movie, which is set to tell the iconic video game…

Tomb Raider reboot to feature young Lara Croft

5 Mar 2013

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The new 'Tomb Raider' film will feature a young Lara Croft. The upcoming reboot of the Angelina Jolie-fronted action franchise, pioneered by GK Films and Crystal Dynamics, will take the buxom gun-wielding heroine's adventures in a fresh new…

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