Dimension Films released "The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl" on June 10, 2005 in the United States. The film was in 3-D and grossed a total of $39 million.
"The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl" is a family adventure film directed by Robert Rodriguez. It tells the story of a lonely boy whose dream world, inhabited by superheroes Sharkboy and Lavagirl, materializes in real life. The film stars Taylor Lautner as Sharkboy and Taylor Dooley as Lavagirl, and it also stars George Lopez and David Arquette. Critics rated the film poorly upon its release, criticizing its story and use of 3-D effects.