Genre:  Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Running Time:  101 min.
Release Date: November 11, 2005
DVD: February 14, 2006

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Cast: Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard, Kristen Stewart, Tim Robbins


Two squabbling brothers are propelled into deepest, darkest space while playing a mysterious game they discovered in the basement of their old house.

On their fantastic journey, they are joined by a stranded astronaut and must survive meteor showers, hostile lizard-like aliens, a rocket-propelled robot run amok and an intergalactic spaceship battle.

But their greatest peril lies ahead. For unless they finish the game and reach the planet Zathura, they are doomed to be trapped in outer space forever.

Based on the best-selling book by the acclaimed children's writer Chris Van Allsburg.

Director: Jon Favreau
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Producer(s): Michael De Luca, Bill Teitler
Screenplay: David Koepp
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