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Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  24 February 2012 (USA)
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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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The group is in a state of depression. They spend most of the time in Hell whilst the war rages on outside in Wirrawee and Australia. With relationships beginning to grow and conflicts ... See full summary »

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The gang regroup and come back stronger than ever. They decimate the enemy and forge a new beginning for their country

Director: Stuart Beattie
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Chris Lang (as Andy Ryan)
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Dr. Clements
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Mr. Linton
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Mrs. Takkam
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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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Action | Adventure | Drama | War

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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  »

Box Office

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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The language spoken by the invaders in the film is a totally made up language, sampled from many languages worldwide and then scrambled. 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 »

Quotes

[first lines]
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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A win for the whole family!
29 September 2013 | by (Covington, Va) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on Netflix. I had never heard of it and gave it a chance... and I am sure glad I did! The movie had everything you would want in a family level adventure movie. Action, but not too much gore. There were a few scenes on the borderline, but this is an age where kids see more violence on the news then in a movie. Adventure, lets face it Australia IS adventure plain and simple! The locations they chose to film in were either breathtaking or ones where your dream home would be. Mashing it up with some decent acting, enough special effects to add to the mix and a competent supporting cast makes for one hell of a good movie. My only hope is they market it a bit better or direct to DVD it here in the US as I would but a combo pack with this and the original any day of the week.


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