Through the power of IMAX® 3D, cruise around an underwater safari possessed by majestic creatures roaming the oceans long before dinosaurs trampled the earth. Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World , now open at the Houston Museum of Natural Science Wortham IMAX® Theatre, glides right off the large screen through March 1.
The Boston Herald hailed, "The marine reptiles that have been painstakingly recreated with computer graphics do a nice job of illustrating the amphibious creatures that inhabited the earth's amazing underwater universe during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. These larger-than-life creatures come swimming right at you."
Get ready for a face-to-face encounter with the T-Rex of the seas including the powerful Liopleurodon , long-necked Elasmosaurus and gigantic Shonisaurus . Join Julie, an imaginative young woman, as she travels from a modern-day aquarium back in time 200 million years ago. See what these animals eat, hear them bellow and watch them play.See sciencecome alive in a unique and entertaining manner.
" Sea Rex 3D is truly the ultimate combination of science and entertainment," said Pascal Vuong and Ronan Chapalain, the film's co-writers and co-directors. "We are thrilled to immerse moviegoers in an absolutely unique 3D film experience, which goes beyond the traditional IMAX® documentary."
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"It's the perfect addition to our highly successful live-action underwater trilogy, which has grossed $75 million to date at the box office," said Francois Mantello, Chairman & CEO of 3DEntertainmentDistribution. "Marine reptiles are just as remarkable and captivating as their terrestrial counterparts, the dinosaurs. We are very excited to share this awe-inspiring adventure with audiences who will get to see some of the most astonishing creatures of all time glide right off the screen. The incredible quality of its visual effects in 3D in ultra-photorealistic scenes makes this film utterly stunning."
See more, hear more, feel more in IMAX® 3D. For tickets, visit www.hmns.org or call (713) 639-4629.
The Houston Museum of Natural Science-one of the nation's most heavily attended museums-is a centerpiece of the Houston Museum District. With four floors of permanent exhibit halls, and the Wortham IMAX® Theatre,CockrellButterflyCenter, Burke Baker Planetarium and George Observatory and as host to world-class and ever-changing touring exhibitions, the Museum has something to delight every age group. With such diverse and extraordinary offerings, a trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science, located at5555 Hermann Park Drive in the heart of the Museum District, is always an adventure.