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Divergent (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  21 March 2014 (USA)
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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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21 March 2014 (USA)  »

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$85,000,000 (estimated)

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


$150,832,203 (USA) (4 July 2014)

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As inspiration for Four's full-back tattoo, production designer Andy Nicholson looked to 1920s abstract Russian constructivist art. The stark lines may look conventional on paper, but on Theo James' body they clutch and curve; they're meant to be touched. "It was about following the lines that your hand might follow if you're feeling someone's back," explains Nicholson. To apply the temporary tattoos, makeup head Brad Wilder cut the transfer paper into about 40 pieces, creating a "giant jigsaw puzzle." It then took three people more than three hours to assemble the pattern on James' back. To pass the time, the actor listened to jazz music. See more »


(at around 25 mins) When the group first jumps from the train and the camera shows "Tris" after landing, she has bloody knuckles on her left hand. Seconds before and the following scenes neither of her hands have any injuries, most visible being when she jumps from the rooftop down into the netting. 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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An idiotic book...
22 July 2014 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

...made into a pretty stupid film!

Where authors(sic) get these unbelievably lame ideas? A world divided into 5 factions? This is ridiculous.

This is another politically correct tripe. The plot is based on countless Hollywoodian stereotypes. Actors all look like they came out of catwalk fashion show. They have as much substance and personality as bobble head dolls. The film is tedious, move at a snail's pace and do not even fall into the category "so bad it is good"

It is embarrassing to know that there are those who classify this sophomoric attempt at literature as a dystopian science fiction novel.

Pure waste of time, money.

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