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World's End (2010)

Downstream (original title)
The future of America, when the world runs out of oil.

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Wes Keller
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Sara
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Tobias
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Meat Vendor
Frederick Bartholomew ...
Lugosi
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Janice
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Tabitha
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Mrs. Keller
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Dr. Keller
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Senator Graham
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Young Wes
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Sam
Joseph Whipp ...
Hungry Joe
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Wes Keller is a young man living in a world where oil has collapsed, the food supply has been wiped out, and cancer rates for women have skyrocketed, depleting the female population. In a barbaric environment where bio fuel, batteries, bullets and people are currency and marauders roam free, Wes tries to escape to a mythical world run on cold fusion "Plutopia", a place that may only exist in the mind. THE BILL IS DUE. 'Downstream' is a view of the not so distant future. We follow a young man (everyone's son) as he pays the price for society's decadence. Written by Phil Y Kim

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24 February 2010 (USA)  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Cinematographer Brayton Austin is a past winner of the Prestigious CLIO award. See more »

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Gene Kelly In The Rain
Performed by Tree Adams
Written & Produced by © Tree Adams (BMI)
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An overlong B movie
28 August 2010 | by (Espoo, Finland) – See all my reviews

The movie takes place roughly ten years in the future, after the world has collapsed due to suddenly running out of oil. The premise is interesting and the story kinda hooks you up in the beginning, making you want to see where it goes.

Unfortunately, the production quality as well as the story declines quickly and by the ending credits you will only be disappointed. I made the mistake of watching the movie all the way, all the time waiting for that big twist to make it worth watching. Also, do not expect to see any cool sci-fi tech or you'll be disappointed even more.

The movie is rather brutal and this certainly will upset some viewers, even though I found myself wondering why they didn't do it all the way instead of making it dull like they did. This could have saved it in the lack of an actual story.


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