In 2001, Tomb Raider arrived in cinemas. The action adventure film, led by gaming icon, Lara Croft, was a financial success and led to a number of follow-ups.

But how many Tomb Raider movies are there?

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The Tomb Raider films in order

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To date, there are three Tomb Raider movies. The Tomb Raider movies – which were produced between 2001 and 2018 – include:

  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life (2003)
  • Tomb Raider (2018)

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Are all of the Tomb Raider movies part of the same series?

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life are part of the same series, while 2018’s Tomb Raider is a separate adventure, with a new cast. Angelina Jolie leads the first two movies, while Alicia Vikander heads up the third entry.

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Who are the cast of the Tomb Raider films?

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The cast of the Tomb Raider films vary across the three movies. Notable actors in the Tomb Raider series include Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Daniel Craig, Chris Barrie, Leslie Phillips, Gerald Butler, Ciarán Hinds, Djimon Hounsou, Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Derek Jacobi, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Nick Frost.

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Is the Tomb Raider series the work of the same director?

The Tomb Raider films are the work of multiple directors. Simon West directed Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, while Jan de Bont directed Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life, and Roar Uthang directed Tomb Raider.

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What is the Tomb Raider film?

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2018’s Tomb Raider is generally considered to be the strongest film in the collection. According to IMDb the Tomb Raider films are ranked as follows:

  • Tomb Raider (2018) – 6.3/10
  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) – 5.8/10
  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life (2003) – 5.5/10

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