A seemingly indestructible humanoid cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.
John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
An unknown and lethal virus has wiped out five billion people in 1996. Only 1% of the population has survived by the year 2035, and is forced to live underground. A convict (James Cole) reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to 1996 to gather information about the origin of the epidemic (who he's told was spread by a mysterious "Army of the Twelve Monkeys") and locate the virus before it mutates so that scientists can study it. Unfortunately Cole is mistakenly sent to 1990, six years earlier than expected, and is arrested and locked up in a mental institution, where he meets Dr. Kathryn Railly, a psychiatrist, and Jeffrey Goines, the insane son of a famous scientist and virus expert. Written by
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Jose - psst! Jose, what's going on?
Bad news, man
Yeah. And they said your name.
Hey, maybe they'll give you a pardon, man.
Yeah, that's why none of the volunteers come back. They all get a pardon.
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So you're telling me those people in the mental institution are... crazy?
Just kidding, I rented 12 Monkeys the other day because I am a huge
Bruce Willis fan and I heard some things about the film. Some good and
some bad, but it was one of those films you had to pay attention to
every second, so I was a bit worried. Just because I felt like for a
minute if this was going to be one of those films that I had to watch
several times to get. But I watched it last night and I was really
impressed, this movie had everything in it: action, drama, sci-fi,
history, dark humor, and even a little romance. The actors all did a
terrific job, I give a lot of credit to Bruce, during his scene in the
car with his psychiatrist, he really got to me. But Brad Pitt, I'm just
amazed with how much of a great job he did. He didn't over do his
character, who was crazy, and just made it work and was extremely
believable. The story was just scary, but very good and a wake up call.
James Cole is a man in the future where a virus broke out in the past
and killed 5 billion people and only 1% of the population survived
including him. Animals are now ruling the ground above while the humans
are down below, but scientists send James to the past of 1990(really
meaning to send him to '96), to find out about information of the
virus. James gets put into a mental institution meeting his new
psychiatrist, Dr. Kathryn Raily and another mental patient, Jeffrey
Goines. He tells them the future, of course no one believes him, he
goes back to the future. But the scientists send him back to the
correct year to where the doctor is kidnapped by James, but he tells
her more, and believes him. Now they are set on trying to prevent the
virus from ever happening.
12 Monkeys was an incredible film. Like I said the story was so scary
just because it's not at all hard to believe that we are not far from
that happening. But the whole movie was just great, the cast, the sets,
just the whole picture was a great one. It had a Terminator type of
feel to it where we might loose something precious one day, ourselves
if we don't listen to others. What is right and what is wrong? Who
knows? But I would highly recommend 12 Monkeys, it's a great movie that
if you give it the proper chance, I'm sure you'll enjoy it.
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