Craig Armstong was going to be the composer in this film, however he was unable to due to his schedule. Alan Silvestri therefore took over.
Nicola Berwick, Eunice Huthart and Jo McLaren were all stunt doubles for Angelina Jolie in both Tomb Raider movies.
Lara is practising two fighting styles at Croft Manor: Kendo and Eskrima.
At one point in the movie, Lara Croft attacks Chen Lo with an antique rifle. Her movements in the silent drill are taken from the Queen Anne Salute used by the U.S. Army Drill Team.
The underwater 5 barrel dart gun that Lara uses in the Luna Temple has never been officially acknowledged by Heckler & Koch, despite the real weapon being called 'Heckler & Koch P11 Underwater Pistol'.
The film was banned in China because it "damaged China's reputation" by giving the impression that it was in chaos and overran by secret societies.
Angelina wore little or no bra padding in this film as they wanted to give Lara more realistic dimensions.
In Terry's prison cell in Barla Kala prison, the words 'Dobro Pozhalovat' are written on a wall. It means 'Welcome'.
Max Ryan screen-tested for the role of Terry Sheridan.
In the German version of this film, Til Schweiger dubbed himself in his role of Sean.
There are several instances where you can notice the difference between Angelina and the stunt double. One scene is at the beginning when Lara is jet skiing on the water. The person who acts that bit is the stunt double, as he is noticeably more muscular than Angelina.
Virtual Lara ~ Official Fansite Circa 2020
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