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Æon Flux (2005)

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Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin working for the Monicans, a group of rebels trying to overthrow the government. When she is sent on a mission to kill the Chairman, a whole new mystery is found.

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Karyn Kusama
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlize Theron ... Aeon Flux
Marton Csokas ... Trevor Goodchild
Jonny Lee Miller ... Oren Goodchild
Sophie Okonedo ... Sithandra
Frances McDormand ... Handler
Pete Postlethwaite ... Keeper
Amelia Warner ... Una Flux
Caroline Chikezie ... Freya
Nikolai Kinski ... Claudius
Paterson Joseph ... Giroux
Yangzom Brauen ... Inari
Aoibheann O'Hara ... Scientist
Thomas Huber Thomas Huber ... Scientist
Weijian Liu Weijian Liu ... Scientist
Maverick Quek Maverick Quek ... Chemist
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400 years in the future, set in the year 2415, Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin. Four centuries after a virus nearly annihilated the human race, leaving only five million survivors in a utopian city called Bregna. Aeon is struggling to destroy the Goodchild regime led by its namesake, Trevor Goodchild, the ruler of Bregna and a descendant of the man who found a cure for the deadly virus. As instructed by the Handler, Aeon is assigned to assassinate Goodchild, but there are deeper secrets to be discovered, and conspiracies to be foiled. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The Perfect World Meets The Perfect Assassin See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The theatrical trailer contains alternate and unused footage (ie. Aeon wears a less revealing set of clothes when she gets up). See more »

Goofs

When Trevor Goodchild is being examined by medical personnel and the medic shines a flashlight in Goodchild's eye, the size of his pupil remains unchanged, although the medic declares him medically uninjured. This type of, "non-reactive pupil", where the pupil does not get smaller in reaction to a bright light, is a classic sign of potential brain injury which any medically-trained person would know, even so, Goodchild was declared to be all right. The proper intervention would be for him to remain under observation until signs of brain injury have been ruled out. Of course, it's possible that Goodchild, being "abnormal" to begin with, has pupils which indeed are non-reactive to light. See more »

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[first lines]
Æon Flux: [narrating] Some called Bregna the perfect society. Some call it the height of human civilization. But others know better. The Goodchilds built Bregna to ensure us a future. They built the Relico, a memorial to remind us of what we've survived. They built walls to protect us. They tell us that outside, nature has retaken the world. But the real problems lie within. We are haunted by sorrows we cannot name. People disappear and our government denies these crimes. The Goodchild regime...
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empty MTV fluff
1 December 2005 | by hunboonSee all my reviews

Managed to get free tickets for the film premiere in Singapore. Only 30%-40% attendance, not very promising.

My heart sank further when I saw "MTV Film Productions" in the opening credits.

My worst fears were realised when the film went through an extended 1-hour long MTV sequence of plodding contrived dialogue delivered in a monotone, meaningless action sequences, and "creative" camera shots.

It was only until the last 15 minutes of the show that we realise what the show was all about. Even so, the climax got a "ok... so that's it?" reaction from the audience.

The basic premise is actually quite good and provides lots of room for exploration. Unfortunately, this film never got around to it. Somehow, the director contrived to make an action film feel agonisingly slow-paced.

This show just scrapes a passing 5 stars, thanks to Charlize Theron's fantastic figure.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Budget:

$62,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,661,112, 4 December 2005

Gross USA:

$25,874,337

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$53,321,673
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