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

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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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