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Push (2009)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  6 February 2009 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Division Doctor
Division Doctor
Kai Cheung Leung ...
Dice Man
Hsin Nan Hung ...
Dice Man's Heavy (as Sun Nan Hung)
Wai Man Tam ...
Cook in Fish Market
Pop Father (as Haruihko Yamanouchi)


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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Release Date:

6 February 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Héroes  »

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Box Office


$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,079,109 (USA) (6 February 2009)


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

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The scene where Camilla Belle's character Kira is kidnapped in a crowded street at gunpoint was filmed with no visible crew around, the camera being hidden in a van, yet no passers-by reacted. See more »


When Kira is on the bed with Nick in the hotel, she has her head facing up. She then turns her head to the side before Cassie enters the room. When the camera cuts back to Kira, her head is back in the same position. See more »


[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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Written by Antony Genn, James Lavelle, Richard File and Joel Cadbury
Performed by Unkle (as U.N.K.L.E.)
Courtesy of Mo'Wax Recordings/A&M Records Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

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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