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A teenager with teleportation abilities suddenly finds himself in the middle of an ancient war between those like him and their sworn annihilators.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hayden Christensen ...
Young Millie (as Annasophia Robb)
Michael Winther ...
Massimiliano Pazzaglia ...
Italian Desk Cop


David Rice is a high school student in Ann Arbor, abandoned by his mother at five, living with his callous, alcoholic father, enamored with Millie, a fellow student, and picked on by at least one classmate. On a winter's day, while about to drown, he discovers he can transport himself instantaneously to anyplace on earth. He runs away from home, goes to New York City, robs a bank vault, and comes to the attention of a shadowy group of government hunters. Eight years later, the hunters, led by the murderous Roland, get a fix on David. He heads home, searches out Millie, invites her to travel with him, and only later realizes that Roland and his crew are seriously deadly. Is everyone close to David in danger? Written by <>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

14 February 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Телепорт  »

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Box Office


$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,068,803 (UK) (15 February 2008)


$80,170,146 (USA) (4 July 2008)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


David persuades Griffin that they should do a 'marvel team up' to take on Roland. Samuel L Jackson plays Roland and also plays Marvels Nick Fury, a character that is largely responsible for marvels biggest team up to date with the Avengers. Jamie Bell who plays Griffin went on to play Ben Grimm or "Thing" in the rebooted Fantastic Four, also a marvel title. See more »


In the closing credits, the song "Ahead By A Century," performed by The The Tragically Hip, is stated as written by Bobby Baker, Gord Downie, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois, and Robert Sinclair. Robert Sinclair's credit should be Gord Sinclair. See more »


[first lines]
David Rice: Let me tell you about my day so far. Coffee in Paris, surfed the Maldives, took a little nap on Kilimanjaro. Oh, yeah, I got digits from this Polish chick in Rio. And then I jumped back for the final quarter of the N.B.A. finals - courtside of course. And all that was before lunch. I could go on, but all I'm saying is, I'm standing on top of the world.
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We Does That
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Mike Klein and Julian Davis
Performed by C.M.D.
Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
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Not as bad as i expected considering the negative comments
21 February 2008 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I saw this film last night, and i must say i was pleasantly surprised, I have been reading lots of comments on IMDb to get an idea of what to expect, lots of people were negative about the acting performance of Hayden Christensen, well i don't agree, I think he handled the character in an interesting fashion, considering his character left home at the age of 16 or so, raised himself and used his abilities to support himself in a wild and fun manner. So he is not your average run of the mill kid, nobody knows what he can do and he can basically do and go where he wants, creating an aloof type of character, so under these circumstance i think his performance was okay, maybe not worthy of an academy award but totally interesting to watch, I enjoyed his intensity. Overall i thought it was a great film for what it was, special effects are great, and the story holds together in most aspects. The concept of Jumping is something we have all thought about at one time or another, just like time travel. I think that a lot of people who comment on IMDb have no idea of what goes into making a movie, but just like to be critical as possible. When i go to the movies i want to be entertained, this movie certainly did that!! Check it out and don't forget the popcorn!!!


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