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In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.

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Set in a futuristic dystopia where society is divided into five factions that each represent a different virtue, teenagers have to decide if they want to stay in their faction or switch to another - for the rest of their lives. Tris Prior makes a choice that surprises everyone. Then Tris and her fellow faction-members have to live through a highly competitive initiation process to live out the choice they have made. They must undergo extreme physical and intense psychological tests, that transform them all. But Tris has a secret that she is Divergent, which means she doesn't fit into any one group. If anyone knew, it would mean a certain death. As she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly peaceful society, this secret might help her save the people she loves... or it might destroy her. Written by anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for intense violence and action, thematic elements and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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$85,000,000 (estimated)

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$54,607,747 (USA) (21 March 2014)

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$150,832,203 (USA) (4 July 2014)
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The whole cast went through boot camp training for two months before filming started. See more »

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When Jeanine speaks to Tris in the Dauntless passage, Tris' hair covers the cut on her ear. When the camera switches to the close-up, the wound is revealed and her hair is behind her ear. This switches throughout the scene. See more »

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Beatrice 'Tris' Prior: We're lucky to be in the city. They say the war was terrible, that the rest of the world was destroyed. Our founders built the wall to keep us safe, and they divided us into five groups, factions, to keep the peace. The smart ones, the ones who value knowledge and logic, are in Erudite. They know everything. Amity farm the land. They're all about kindness and harmony, always happy. Candor value honesty and order. They tell the truth, even when you wish they wouldn't. And then ...
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If You're A 14 Year Old Girl Who Loved Twilight You're Gonna Love This ...
16 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

But as a 50-something woman who wouldn't have watched Twilight as a teen ... not so much. Firstly I have to say that the 38,000 IMDb reviews on this movie (38K ? - WTF??!) are a testament to the industriousness and availability of the third world internet workforce

  • good show! As to this movie - it's a teenage wish-fulfillment fantasy


who's only ...ONLY... purpose is to place pouty lipped young hunks in front of the target audience (not that there's anything wrong with that). The movie is entirely derivative of The Hunger Games and places a young woman with special talents against a repressive society... yadda yadda... .

Look I could tell you the plot... I could tell the ending ... I could relate every word of the script to you and you wouldn't miss a thing - unless you're that 14 year old girl. There are no spoilers to this movie. None. This movie is pre-spoiled.

Make no mistake - this is not science fiction any more than Harry Potter or Twilight was. Don't see it if you enjoy sci-fi. This is NOT that kind of a movie.

I gave it two stars and I am being generous - third world workforce not withstanding. This is a wish-fulfillment fantasy aimed at young teenage girls and nothing more.


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