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Predestination (2014)

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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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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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Additional Robert A. Heinlein reference: when John is at the store purchasing the typewriter, the saleswoman is holding a copy of Heinlein's novel "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress". See more »

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Near the end of the film, the manuscript that John supposedly wrote is visible just for a second while he puts the title page on the stack. In the manuscript there are several grammar and spelling errors (there/their, dood/good). These could be intentional but unlikely as John is supposed to be of above average intelligence and ability. See more »

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The Bartender: 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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1970 (I Feel Alright)
Composed by Scott Asheton, Ron Asheton (as Ronald Asheton), Iggy Pop (as James Osterberg) and David Alexander
Performed by The Stooges
© 1970 Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp., Stooge Staffel Music
By Kind Permission of Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd; and Bug Music (BMI)
Administered by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
Licensed Courtesy of Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd
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absolutely entertaining and clever!
5 September 2014 | by (Gold Coast, Australia) – See all my reviews

Sadly I had to travel to an old and tiny cinema to see this movie as it didn't play in the major cinemas on the Gold Coast...after watching this movie i have absolutely no clue why.

I truly enjoyed every minute of this film, all of the actors did a great job, especially Ethan Hawk. I did see some of the plot lines coming and still got a bit of a surprise in how they delivered those plot lines...if you get a chance and like a sci-fi with brains then go and watch this!!!

I would definitely not compare it to looper (just to add to the end) yes looper and predestination are about time travel, but thats were it ends... :)


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