Lost in Space

New Line Cinema Released 1998



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Stephen Hopkins (I)

Lost in Space is the adaptation of the long running and immensely popular science fiction television series which began in 1965. Professor John Robinson plans to go to a faraway galaxy to live with his family, but unfortunately Dr. Zachary Smith ruins their trip via sabotage and they get - lost in space. They experience many different places on their journey to find their way to the right galaxy, encountering horrendous alien spiders, travel through the sun and possess elaborate talking robots ' most notably Mr. Danger Will Robinson himself, Robby.

Metacritic Score

  • 50

    The New York Times Elvis Mitchell

    The film has energy even when it hasn't much sense, in a manner that will strike most non-cultists as exhausting.

  • 50

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    This effects-loaded extravaganza has more trouble finding its dramatic bearings than the Space Family Robinson has in figuring out where the heck in the universe they are.

  • 50

    Variety Dennis Harvey

    A pic that provides one hour's decent, eye-filling ride, then crashes and burns amid some of the worst writing since ... well, since scenarist/co-producer Akiva Goldsman's last eff...

    William Hurt

    William Hurt

    Prof. John Robinson

    Matt LeBlanc

    Matt LeBlanc

    Major Don West

    Gary Oldman

    Gary Oldman

    Dr. Zachary Smith / Spider Smith

    Mimi Rogers

    Mimi Rogers

    Dr. Maureen Robinson

    Heather Graham

    Heather Graham

    Dr. Judy Robinson

    Jack Johnson

    Jack Johnson

    Will Robinson

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      • Production Budget - $80,000,000
        Domestic Gross - $69,117,629 (30th)
        Worldwide Gross - $136,159,423 (29th)

        Domestic Adjusted for 2013 - $120,255,832
        Worldwide Adjusted for 2013 - $236,899,977

      • Other Production Companies:
        Prelude Pictures
        Irwin Allen Productions

      • Filming locations include:
        London, England
        Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Surrey, England

      • Taglines:
        1. An adventure like nothing on Earth.
        2. Get Lost!
        3. Get Ready. Get Set. Get Lost.
        4. Danger Will Robinson!

      • Music:
        Lost in Space (theme)
        Written by John Williams
        Performed by Apollo Four Forty
        Will and Penny's Theme
        Written by Noko, Trevor Gray and Howard Gray
        Performed by Apollo Four Forty
        I'm Here... Another Planet
        Written and performed by The Creatures and Juno Reactor
        Bang On
        Written by Alex Gifford
        Performed by The Propellerheads
        Song for Penny
        Written by Richard Fearless and Tom Holmes
        Performed by Death in Vegas
        Everybody Needs a 303
        Written by Fatboy Slim and Edwin Starr
        Performed by Fatboy Slim
        Lost in Space
        Written by Space / Palmer
        Performed by Space
        Busy Child
        Written and performed by The Crystal Method

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