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Predestination (I) (2014)

R  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  9 January 2015 (USA)
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The life of a time-traveling Temporal Agent. On his final assignment, he must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time.


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Mr. Miller
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Dirty Hippy
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Dennis Coard ...
Mayor Davidson
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PREDESTINATION chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to ensure the continuation of his law enforcement career for all eternity. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. Written by Anonymous

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To save the future he must reshape the past.

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

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If you look closely at the newspaper article text in the beginning of the movie the paragraphs are the same for each article, only the headlines changes. See more »


On the invoice for the bomb parts, supposedly bought in New York, there are lines for vendor VAT number and buyer VAT number. There is no VAT in New York; they have sales tax. Also "refrigerator" is misspelled as "refregerator"; and both "transistors" and "resistors" are misspelled. See more »


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Violin Man: What if I could put him in front of you? The man that ruined your life. If I could guarantee that you'd get away with it, would you kill him?
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26 November 2014 | by (Tunisia) – See all my reviews

it's been a while since i've been this satisfied with a movie, it's compelling, thought provoking and extremely clever film that keeps you guessing to the last frame.

excellent storytelling thanks for the great work from the directors/writers despite the low budget they pulled out a great movie with good production values, sets, costumes and special effects.

powerhouse performances from the two leads Ethan Hawke as usual is a very serious actor though he haven't been in any good movies in the past few years but you can see that he's making a comeback with this one as well as this years magnificent BOYHOOD but his performance in PREDESTINATION is a very strong one because he had to handle such a very complicated character, same thing goes for Sarah Snook.

the less i say about the plot the better, this is the kind of movies where you have focus throughout the whole runtime of it trying to figure out where is it going and any detail that you miss might ruin the whole experience for you but hey don't worry there's an explanation for everything here.

this movie is one of this years' personal favorites as well as the indie of the year so far (still have to see BIRDMAN).

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