Journey to the Center of the Earth (also promoted as Journey to the Center of the Earth 3-D or Journey 3-D) is a 2008 American 3-D science fantasy adventure film starring Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, and Anita Briem. It is not considered a sequel or a remake of the 1959 film, Journey to the Center of the Earth. It was followed by Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. This film was released on July 11, 2008 in 3D and 2D theaters. This film was also the introduction for the special "4D" motion effects cinema in Seoul, South Korea, which feature tilting seats to convey motion, wind, sprays of water and sharp air, strobe lights to mimic lightning, fog, and odor other theatrical special effects. This format is known as 4DX.