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An A.T.F. agent travels back in time to save a woman from being murdered, falling in love with her in the process.

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Storyline

A ferry filled with crewmen from the USS Nimitz and their families was blown up in New Orleans on Mardi Gras. BATF Doug Carlin is brought in to assist in the massive investigation, and gets attached to an experimental FBI surveillance unit, one that uses spacefolding technology to directly look back a little over four days into the past. While tracking down the bomber, Carlin gets an idea in his head: could they use the device to actually travel back in time and not only prevent the bombing but also the murder of a local woman whose truck was used in the bombing? Written by Jeff Cross

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If you thought it was just a trick of the mind, prepare yourself for the truth.


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and terror, disturbing images and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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22 November 2006 (USA)  »

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Déjà Vu  »

Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,098,295 (UK) (15 December 2006)

Gross:

$64,034,835 (USA) (23 February 2007)
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Scriptwriters Terry Rossio and Bill Marsilii didn't feel Tony Scott recaptured everything in the screenplay. They felt he was more interested in the action scenes rather than the intricacies of time travel. They wrote a plot that was airtight, but in Scott's hands the finished product is now filled with plot holes. Rossio was so disillusioned with Deja Vu (2006) he's never seen the film. Scott also admitted he did a mediocre job directing the film, but blamed that on the 19-week production schedule, which wasn't as long as he wanted. See more »

Goofs

During the car chase, when the red Pontiac is falling to the street after flipping over, the roll cage inside the car is briefly visible through the windshield. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ferry Captain: Can't believe it. They're right on time. Let's get these boys to their party.
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Crazy Credits

Tony Scott's opening credit is obscured momentarily by a passing sailor. See more »

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Featured in Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.13 (2006) See more »

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Don't Worry Baby
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Performed by The Beach Boys
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An absolute thriller...
22 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'll start by saying that I was reluctant to even see this movie but after some insistence by family, I sat and watched in pure enjoyment.

Articles, reviews, trailers, TV spots, DO NOT do this film justice. Denzel Washington pulls out another great performance as well as an aged Val Kilmer. While some will point out that the plot is hard to swallow, it doesn't matter because it's wrapped up in sheer entertainment. You feel for these characters. There are no holes to be found in either the plot or it's twists. It's believable at the same time unbelievable. If you can get past the middle 20 minutes or so while they explain what the team can do, you're in for a great ride.

I can't, in three paragraphs, paint a picture like Deja Vu. Of the many films Mr.Washington has put out over the last 4 years or so, this is by far his best if not one of the best of the year.

Highly recommended for the open-minded.


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