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Next (2007)

PG-13 | | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 27 April 2007 (USA)
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A Las Vegas magician who can see into the future is pursued by FBI agents seeking to use his abilities to prevent a nuclear terrorist attack.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mr. Smith
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Miss Brown
Mr. White
Davis (as Charles Chun)
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Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies low under an assumed name in Vegas, performing cheap tricks and living off small-time gambling "winnings." But when a terrorist group threatens to detonate a nuclear device in Los Angeles, government agent Callie Ferris must use all her wiles to capture Cris and convince him to help her stop the cataclysm. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


If you can see the future, you can save it.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 April 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El vidente  »


Box Office


$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,133,049, 29 April 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


(at around 42 mins) The Italian painter is Elio Carletti (1925-1980), not Carlotti. He was an Italian impressionist artist and an inspector for the Italian police. The Italian dubbing replaced him with the more famous Leon Battista Alberti who wrote a lot about beauty but, seemingly, not that quote. See more »


(at around 33 mins) The head to Havasupai is a dirt area the size of a football field with only a few hitching posts and a helicopter pad. There are not any buildings that look like the one portrayed in the movie. See more »


[first lines]
Emcee: Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the man who knows what you're going to do before you do it. The amazing Frank Cadillac!
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Crazy Credits

Right before the credits begin, we see them flash by quickly as if they were one of Cris Johnson's precognitions. See more »


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User Reviews

Great action movie
28 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

I completely disagree with the last review. This movie is one of the best action movies I've seen in a while. The action is not overwhelming, and all the scenes are well done. The best part of all is that, unlike most movies these days, the previews don't give away every good scene. Given, the previews give away almost all of the entire plot, but we are talking about the same author who wrote Minority Report. So, why not a 10? The only downside would have to be that some of the acting is not as good as you would hope. Jessica Biel is not unconvincing as a love interest, but she's not entirely convincing. The plot is somewhat predictable, but there are surprises. Don't forget, this is an ACTION film. Not a romantic comedy; not a love story. It serves its point as an action film, and it serves it well. Very well, indeed.

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