Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
A movie based on the most successful video game character in history was only ever going to be a smash hit. Following the quest of beautiful, brainy Lara Croft as she ventures fearlessly across the globe to save the world, Tomb Raider is one of the highest regarded action films with a female lead.
Gross Box Office
Mostly filmed in Angkor, Cambodia plus Iceland and the UK
Landmarks and Locations
- Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor, Cambodia – The film’s most iconic filming location
- Hatfield House, Hatfield, UK – Exterior of Lara Croft’s house
Why You Should Visit
The Lara Croft: Tomb Raider film well and truly put Cambodia on the map as a tourist location, with fans all over the world falling in love with the mysterious and exotic vine-covered Ta Prohm temple. Its location, Angkor Wat, is a UNESCO World Heritage site brimming with breathtaking architecture and exciting sites to explore, all the while pretending you’re the gaming world’s most popular female protagonist.