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Zathura: A Space Adventure (8-Nov-2005)

Director: Jon Favreau

Writers: David Koepp; John Kamps

Based on a book by: Chris Van Allsburg

Keywords: Juvenile/Fantasy, Board Games

A young boy playing an old mechanical board game inside his house is launched into space, forced to keep playing to find a way back to Earth.

Ten-year old Walter and six-year old brother Danny are unhappy siblings, struggling through life with older sister Lisa and their divorced father. When Dad is called into work and Lisa, left in charge, locks herself upstairs, it's up to the brothers to somehow manage to sort out their differences. Danny discovers and begins playing an old mechanical intergalactic board game called Zathura after he is loaded into a dumbwaiter by an angry Walter, forced to keep playing to find a way back to Earth when the Jumanji-esque game launches their house into space.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Josh Hutcherson
12-Oct-1992   Bridge to Terabithia
Frank Oz
25-May-1944   Yoda, Miss Piggy, and The Stepford Wives
Tim Robbins
16-Oct-1958   The Player, Jacob's Ladder
Dax Shepard
2-Jan-1975   Crosby Braverman on Parenthood
Kristen Stewart
9-Apr-1990   Bella Swan in Twilight


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