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Push (2009)

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Two young Americans with special abilities must race to find a girl in Hong Kong before a shadowy government organization called Division does.

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Division Doctor
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Division Doctor
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Dice Man
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Dice Man's Heavy (as Sun Nan Hung)
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Wai Man Tam ...
Cook in Fish Market
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Pop Father (as Haruihko Yamanouchi)
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Storyline

A group of young American ex-pats with telekinetic and clairvoyant abilities are hiding from a clandestine U.S. government agency. They must utilize their different talents and band together for a final job enabling them to escape the agency forever. Written by Anonymous

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Leurs pouvoirs font d'eux une espèce en danger (Their powers make them an endangered species) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, brief strong language, smoking and a scene of teen drinking | See all certifications »

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6 February 2009 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£625,300 (UK) (20 February 2009)

Gross:

$31,806,100 (USA) (8 May 2009)
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Trivia

The subject of the film piqued director Paul McGuigan's interest and led him to find out all that he could about it on the Internet, some of which he found quite incredible, notably in the experiments conducted during the Cold War by both the Soviets and the Americans. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 06 mins) When they look at the building that is represented as a question sign on the drawing, there a helicopter to the left, in the next scene is the helicopter not to be seen again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Young Nick: Dad, what's happening?
Nick's Father: I need you to listen to me, like we're the last two people on the planet, okay Nick? Someday, a girl is going to give you a flower. You got that? A flower. And you have to help her, Nick. You help her, and you help us all. Okay? I know it doesn't make any sense right now, but I believe the woman who told me that. Do you think you can believe me?
[Nick nods]
Nick's Father: I love you. Know how I've said that you were special Nick? Turns out that I was right.
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Soundtracks

Rocket
Written by Working For A Nuclear Free City
Performed by Working For A Nuclear Free City
Courtesy of Deaf+Dumb+Blind Records
By arrangement with Zync Music Inc.
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Great Concept, Shabby Execution
9 May 2009 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

Just saw Push recently. The beginning of Push immediately grabbed my attention. I thought, "Wow! How could I dismiss this film all this time. It's really great." But as the movie progressed, it grew bland and dragging. I wasn't even paying attention to it at one point.

The cinematography was great and the way the concept has so much potential. The way these people with powers were divided immediately got me hooked. But the problem is, this was not utilized in the film too much.

There are also too much pointless exchange of words and not enough action to get the plot going, and after a while it gets irritating. I can't help but think that this could be a wonderful film if it was just executed well.


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