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Project Almanac (2015)

PG-13 | | Sci-Fi, Thriller | 30 January 2015 (USA)
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A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.

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Kathy Raskin
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Dr. Lou
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Marina
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Courtney Bowers ...
Jess' Friend
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Storyline

As a group of friends discover plans for a time machine, they build it and use it to fix their problems and for personal gain. But as the future falls apart with disasters, and each of them disappear little by little, they must travel back to the past to make sure they never invent the machine or face the destruction of humanity.

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Rated PG-13 for some language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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30 January 2015 (USA)  »

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Almanac  »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,500,000 (USA) (30 January 2015)

Gross:

$22,331,028 (USA) (20 March 2015)
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Trivia

Each cast member learned their lines in 5 days. See more »

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The 2nd time Daivd goes to Lollapalooza, while talking with the girl his backpack keeps disappearing and appearing. I assume it's because they used the footage from the first time they've been to Lollapalooza. See more »

Quotes

Jessie Pierce: You know what I would've done if I was smart enough to build a time machine? I would've gone back in time to meet you sooner.
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Connections

References Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) See more »

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Radioactive
Written by Alex da Kid (as Alexander Grant), Ben McKee (as Benjamin McKee), Joshua Mosser, Dan Reynolds (as Daniel Reynolds) & Wayne Sermon (as Daniel Sermon)
Performed by Imagine Dragons
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Good film ruined by disastrous camera work.
21 February 2015 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I'm not going to include any spoilers. I enjoyed the story and found the cast appealing. It was an interesting idea with some good special effects. There were a couple of plot holes but there were also some funny nods to movies such as Back to the Future which I enjoyed. You remember the scene where Doc Brown is trying to get two electric cables to connect?

It reminded me a lot of the superb low-budget 'Primer' which covers some of the same ground. In that movie, some geekie guys accidentally discover time-travel and have to decide what to do with it. Also, Almanac had some good jokes, which many movies seem to leave out.

Seriously, did you see any jokes in Man of Steel? Sadly the shocking camera work ruined the whole experience.All the jumping about, whirling, juddering and flicking etc. It just made me feel ill.


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