Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 1997 is a 1997 Supernatural Action Adventure film written by Bruce A. Evans and directed by Renny Harlin.

It is based on the worldwide best-selling first instalment of the iconically popular video-game series Lara Croft Tomb Raider.

The film stars Amanda Peet as the iconical attractive archelogist protagonist Lara Croft, Daryl Hannah as the titular Lara Croft series antagonist Jacqueline Natla, Aaron Pearl as the Large Canadian supporting antagonist Larson Conway, Jean Reno as the supporting littering french antagonist Pierre DuPont, Josh Duhamel as the love interest supporting protagonist Alex West, John Hurt as Butler Winston, Idris Elba as technical companion Zip and Colin Firth as pompous book assist Alister Fletcher.


Lara Croft is enlisted by the great Natla Technologies Owner Jacqueline Natla to find three parts of a mythical object known as the Scion supposedly from Atlantis which points the way there and grants the user great power.

Lara travels from Peru to Greece to Egypt and finally the Atlantic Ocean to collect the three pieces of a mythogical artefact masterpiece, uncover one of the most famous legends in history to be real and to face off with a great powerful evil and powerful truth.


  • Amanda Peet as Lara Croft
  • Daryl Hannah as Jacqueline Natla
  • Aaron Pearl as Larson Conway
  • Colin Firth as Alistor Fletcher
  • Idris Elba as Zip
  • John Hurt as Winston the Butler
  • Josh Duhamel as Alex West
  • Jean Reno as Pierre DuPont
  • Michael C. Hall as the Cowboy
  • Marvin Agustin as Jerome Johnson
  • Michael Clarke Duncan as Kold Kin Kade
  • Madchen Amik as Ezekial Donotorezz
  • Jouko Ahola as Philonius Krieseel
  • Kia Jam as Tammy Venture
  • Richard Curtis as Lord Richard Croft (As seen in flashbacks and Lara's dreams)

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