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Collateral Beauty (2016)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 16 December 2016 (USA)
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Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

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When a successful New York advertising executive suffers a great tragedy, he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time and Death. But it's not until his notes bring unexpected personal responses that he begins to understand how these constants interlock in a life fully lived, and how even the deepest loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty Written by Warner Bros

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loss | death | anguish | despair | grief | See All (76) »

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Connect to the beauty of life. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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16 December 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Belleza inesperada  »

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$36,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,102,085 (USA) (16 December 2016)

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$30,982,955 (USA) (3 February 2017)
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Gala Screening on the 13th Edition of Dubai International Film Festival, December 13, 2016. See more »

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When Howard is talking with Claire in the street, the weather is changing from sunny to fully cloudy, you can see it clearly from the reflection of their shadows on the ground. See more »

Quotes

Howard: [from the trailer]
[to love personified by Claire on his late daughter]
Howard: I FELT YOU Everyday When She
[Olivia]
Howard: Laughed... And You BROKE MY HEART!
Amy: [Reassuring] I Was THERE In Her LAUGH! But I'm Also HERE NOW In Your PAIN!
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Crazy Credits

The opening logos of Warner Brothers Pictures, New Line Cinema, Village Roadshow Pictures, Ratpac Entertainment, and Overbrook Entertainment are all in pure white, including the backgrounds, which then goes to a line of pure white domino type blocks ending with a clock shaped circle (also with pure white blocks on a white background) as the movies dialogue starts. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Collateral Beauty (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Let's Hurt Tonight (Collateral Beauty Mix)
Written and produced by Ryan Tedder & Noel Zancanella
Performed by OneRepublic
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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I'm glad I didn't listen to negative reviews....
19 December 2016 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

Because I really liked this movie. Its a drama...and it was slow to unfold but the message was beautiful. It makes you sad, angry, question...but in the end you learn that ALL those emotions are life and love and I thought the performances portrayed that perfectly. I think you either get that message or you don't. The acting was phenomenal including some real surprise performances. Don't go in expecting cheesy happy "Christmas miracle" endings. Don't expect a block-buster big bang edge of your seat thriller....expect a beautiful film that is taking a difficult topic(s) and turning it into a thing of beauty.


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