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When their country is invaded and their families are taken, eight unlikely high school teenagers band together to fight.

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Dr. Clements
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Mr. Linton
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Seven Australian teenage friends from a small town go on a camping trip to be with nature. During their trip, they see military aircraft fly overhead. What they didn't know was their country was being invaded by another country. Returning home, they discover that they are at war. With no training, they band together to fight the enemy. Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)

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Where Were You When Everything Changed?

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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24 February 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Guerreiros do Amanhã  »

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Budget:

AUD 25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£85,841 (UK) (8 April 2011)

Gross:

£85,841 (UK) (8 April 2011)
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Lincoln Lewis wears a maroon and gold sports jersey. His father, rugby league legend Wally Lewis played mainly for the Brisbane Broncos which has maroon and gold as its team colours. See more »

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When Ellie is attempting to get a better look at the Showground, she runs up to and grasps a Rural Fire Service tanker. The doors to the crew space are closed. In the next part, when she crawls underneath, the camera pans up and the doors are now open. See more »

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Ellie Linton: We're not going to hold back. Recording it like this, it's um, it's so important to us. I guess it's our way of telling us that things matter. That we mean something. Maybe... some of the things we've done... The friends that we've lost, hopefully it all makes a difference somehow.
[regaining her composure]
Ellie Linton: There's only one way to do this. And that's to go back to where this all began.
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Dismal boring Australian version of "Red Dawn"
10 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

The premise of this film is that Australia is invaded by an unspecified Asian country.

A group of Australian teenagers take on these Asian hordes and .... This film is a must-see if you like wooden acting, terrible scripts, and lots of explosions. What puzzled me was why they bothered to fight at all? I mean, could Australia being ruled by Asians be any worse than Australia being ruled by Australians. The film is based on a series of Australian children's' books. I haven't read them, and certainly won't be after the evidence of this clunker. I hope for the sake of Australia's reputation that it is never released overseas. If it is, or if you happen to see it on the shelves of your DVD store, please watch out. Do not touch. You have been warned.


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