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Fahrenheit 451 (2018)

TV-14 | | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 20 May 2018 (Russia)
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In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young woman...and begins to rebel against society.

Director:

Ramin Bahrani

Writers:

Ray Bradbury (novel), Ramin Bahrani (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael B. Jordan ... Guy Montag
Aaron Davis Aaron Davis ... Child Montag
Cindy Katz ... Yuxie (voice)
Michael Shannon ... Captain Beatty
Mayko Nguyen ... Newscaster
Dylan Taylor ... Fireman Douglas
Saad Siddiqui ... Fireman Stone
Katherine Cullen ... Girl Eel
Edsson Morales ... Guy Eel
Jordan Baker Jordan Baker ... Reciting Child
Nathanial Buzzanga-Silveira Nathanial Buzzanga-Silveira ... Reciting Child (as Nathaniel Buzzanga-Silveira)
Charlotte Flint Charlotte Flint ... Reciting Child
Luke Flint Luke Flint ... Reciting Child
Malakai Fox Malakai Fox ... Neighbor
Marni Hogg Marni Hogg ... Neighbor
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In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young woman...and begins to rebel against society.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Knowledge is a dangerous thing

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 2018 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Fahrenheit 451 See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

At about 35 minutes in, one of the burning books has "Ray Bradbury" credited as the author. Ray Bradbury wrote the novel "Fahrenheit 451", the book that the movie is based on. See more »

Goofs

At around 54 Minutes into the Film, Michael Shannons character Cpt. Beatty speaks to his men with a megaphone. This scene is completely mirrored, as Beattys Leathercoat has his Button Row now on the left side, and the 451 on the Fire-Truck is mirrored, too. See more »

Quotes

Clarisse McClellan: Who do I always make you nervous?
Guy Montag: You don't.
Clarisse McClellan: When I see you burning up Eel's lives, you don't look nervous.
Guy Montag: That's because I'm very good at my job.
Clarisse McClellan: Hmm. Have you ever thought, even for one second, why you do what you do? You should try reading before burning.
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Connections

References The Grapes of Wrath (1940) See more »

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Faded
Written by Everdell / Friedman
Performed by The Hundred in the Hands
Courtesy of Warp Records
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Don't call it Fahrenheit 451 if you want to do your own thing ...
21 May 2018 | by Maria-decimaSee all my reviews

I'm all for creative new spins on ideas from great works, such as Ray Bradbury's F451, but just don't call it Fahrenheit 451. Another reviewer asked why so many negative reviews, well it's because when you choose to make an adaption of such a beloved book, you do the author and fans justice by sticking to the main themes of the movie and pivotal points and roles. If you want to make such a loosely based version, call it The Fireman or something. I don't want to be a huge fan of a book, get excited it's being remade, have the expectation it is going to follow the book because it's named as such, only to watch something that misses the mark. This was disappointing.


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