Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Video

WATCH NOW
Three radical environmentalists look to execute the protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.

Director:

Writers:

(as Jon Raymond),
Reviews
Popularity
4,970 ( 451)
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A woman's life is derailed en route to a potentially lucrative summer job. When her car breaks down, and her dog is taken to the pound, the thin fabric of her financial situation comes ... See full summary »

Director: Kelly Reichardt
Stars: Michelle Williams, Lucy, David Koppell
Old Joy (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.

Director: Kelly Reichardt
Stars: Daniel London, Will Oldham, Tanya Smith
The Double (2013)
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women.

Director: Richard Ayoade
Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Settlers traveling through the Oregon desert in 1845 find themselves stranded in harsh conditions.

Director: Kelly Reichardt
Stars: Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood, Paul Dano
Free Samples (2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A Stanford law-school dropout named Jillian escapes to the anonymity of Los Angeles to figure out what she wants to do with her life, and on the day of her college boyfriend's birthday, she... See full summary »

Director: Jay Gammill
Stars: Jess Weixler, Jesse Eisenberg, Halley Feiffer
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'

Director: James Ponsoldt
Stars: Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg, Anna Chlumsky
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.

Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

When an aspiring actress loses her support system in one fell swoop, she sets out with a stolen script, her brother, and his boyfriend to make a movie.

Director: Michael Urie
Stars: Halley Feiffer, Ryan Spahn, Ashlie Atkinson
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A middle-aged couple's career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver
Cold in July (2014)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche.

Director: Jim Mickle
Stars: Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, Don Johnson
The Rover (2014)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his only possession, his car. Along the way, he captures one of the thieves' brother, and the duo form an uneasy bond during the dangerous journey.

Director: David Michôd
Stars: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The last days in the life of legendary Hollywood actor Errol Flynn.

Directors: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland
Stars: John Hudson Messerall, Dakota Fanning, Susan Sarandon
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Surprise
...
Dylan
...
Sean
...
Anne
...
Feed Factory Clerk
Autumn Nidalmia ...
Mable
...
Corser
Jason Rojas ...
Activist 1
...
Activist Filmmaker
Mikey Kampmann ...
Activist 2
...
Boat Owner
Paddric Fitzgerald ...
Busboy
Edit

Storyline

Josh and Dena, two young environmental activists, are planning a large scale act to force the world to think about what they're doing to the environment. They pull in Harmon, a man with a sketchy past, to help them pull off their big plan. However, unforeseen consequences bring a whole host of guilt, paranoia and other problems, and their ultimate act will change themselves more than the world around them. Written by Anne Campbell

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 April 2014 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Gece Plani  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$24,100 (USA) (30 May 2014)

Gross:

$252,903 (USA) (1 August 2014)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jacob Sullivan did uncredited rewrites. See more »

Goofs

When the threesome move away from the dam in the truck, it is very obvious from the reflections in the windshield that the car is not moving at all. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dena: Whoa, I think that was an Oriole. I didn't know we had those.
See more »

Connections

References Shadow of a Doubt (1943) See more »

Soundtracks

Bulletproof
Written and Performed by 'Hayley Taylor (I)'
Published by House of Hassle
By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
slow and methodical
15 November 2015 | by See all my reviews

Josh (Jesse Eisenberg) and Dena (Dakota Fanning) are radical environmentalists. They buy a boat called "Night Moves". They along with troubled ex-Marine Harmon (Peter Sarsgaard) plan to bomb a dam. They buy a large quantity of fertilizer, make their bomb and deliver it on the boat.

This is a slow, methodical movie. There are so many empty spaces. It's a two hour movie that could easily be squeezed in half. It's just so very slow. Everybody is doing mainly quiet acting. Some could see in it as deep emotional acting. They can read so much into their quietness. I can only read it as a lack of dialog. There are some emotional content in the second half but it's not enough.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
why do environmentalists not like dams? whitwarren95
The ending Think-Pink16
There will never be an objective portrayal of environmentalists Albino_Hyena
Wow, that trailer is kinda pathetic sunex1
Lawsuit details? DinosaurAct86
'Banff has 29 golf courses in The High Plains Desert'. Is that so? bloovee
Discuss Night Moves (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?