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10,000 BC (2008). Steven Strait as mammoth hunter D'leh, which is 'held', the German for hero, backwards - a deliberate wink to the audience by director Roland Emmerich.

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10,000 BC (2008). Roland Emmerich returns to some of the same themes as Stargate (1994), with an insurrection of primitive people against overlords that dwell in pyramids and claim to be gods.

10,000 BC (2008)

10,000 BC (2008). A prehistoric mammoth hunter goes on an anachronistic journey from mountain to forest to what might be the Nile Valley, to rescue enslaved members of his tribe. The specificity of the title hurts the film because of the expectations it sets up - there is no attempt at historical accuracy whatsoever, only a brisk run through the heroic journey formula.