After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, a space-themed board game, which they realize has mystical powers when their house is shot into space. With the help of an astronaut, the boys attempt to return home.
- Genre: Science Fiction, Adventure, Family
- Studio: Columbia Pictures, Radar Pictures, Teitler Film, Michael De Luca Productions
- Keyword: based on novel or book, killer robot, time travel, giant lizard, house, space, alien, board game, astronaut, alternate reality, brother brother relationship
- Cast: Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard, Kristen Stewart, Tim Robbins, Frank Oz