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Oblivion (I) (2013)

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A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.

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One of the few remaining drone repairmen assigned to Earth, its surface devastated after decades of war with the alien Scavs, discovers a crashed spacecraft with contents that bring into question everything he believed about the war, and may even put the fate of mankind in his hands. Written by Black Dahlia

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Earth is a memory worth fighting for.


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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, brief strong language, and some sensuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$120,000,000 (estimated)

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$37,054,485 (USA) (19 April 2013)

Gross:

$89,021,735 (USA) (21 June 2013)
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Trivia

In the flashback scene the fully constructed new World Trade Center buildings are visible in the background of a single shot when Jack holds up the ring in front of the binoculars. This movie is released in April 2013. The first tower was finished in October 2013. According to the story, this scene should take place in early 2017. See more »

Goofs

Early in the film the flight recorder was retrieved from the crashed escape pod, Odyssey. Later at the end of the film, as Jack approaches TET, he listens to playback from the flight recorder. The playback indicates conversation with Victoria which runs all the way up to their point of entry into the TET. If Jack had released the escape pod, then the flight recorder, which was sealed inside, could not have recorded the conversation past the point of detachment from the Shuttle. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jack Harper: Earth, before the war. New York, before I was born. A place I've only seen pictures of. I know you... But we've never met. I'm with you... But I don't know your name. I know I'm dreaming. But it feels like more than that. It feels like a memory. How can that be?
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Crazy Credits

The Universal logo in this film is a representation of the Earth in the year 2077, and the text saying 'Universal' is rusted. See more »

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Featured in Maltin on Movies: Pain & Gain (2013) See more »

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Jack's Dream
Performed by M83
Written by Anthony Gonzalez and Joseph Trapanese
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User Reviews

 
Fantastic visual effects ensure a gripping and entertaining film
17 April 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Before seeing this film in theaters it was tough to know what to expect. It immediately grasped my attention as the storyline was so different than anything I have seen as of late. Tom Cruise is the perfect man for the lead role, and does not fail to deliver a good performance. If you are a relatively simple person with a short attention span you may become a bit dazed and confused as to why certain components of the film are occurring, but it adds up in the end beyond measure. Although 'Oblivion' forces you to work slightly harder than usual in understanding the plot and each twist that it takes, it all comes together very well in this thrilling yet slightly confusing film. No doubt one of Kosinski's best so far.


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