Max is the main character of The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl. He is a lonely child who gets bullied by Linus at his current school. One day he creates a dreamworld named Planet Drool, where all of his imagination and dreams come to life. He creates two characters: Sharkboy and Lavagirl. Max always writes down about his dreams in his dream journal. Max created Planet Drool while thinking of a place to have fun to escape his life on Earth. Max then receives his powers after using his dreams. Max's life at the end of the movie changes because of a dream.
Max was always bullied by Linus until they become friends at the end of the film.
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