After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.

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Tony Scott
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Denzel Washington ... Doug Carlin
Paula Patton ... Claire Kuchever
Val Kilmer ... Agent Pryzwarra
Jim Caviezel ... Carroll Oerstadt
Adam Goldberg ... Denny
Elden Henson ... Gunnars
Erika Alexander ... Shanti
Bruce Greenwood ... Jack McCready
Rich Hutchman ... Agent Stalhuth
Matt Craven ... Minuti
Donna W. Scott ... Beth (as Donna Scott)
Elle Fanning ... Abbey
Brian Howe ... Medical Examiner
Enrique Castillo ... Claire's Father
Mark Phinney ... Agent Donnelly
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In the wake of a devastating terrorist attack on a slow New Orleans ferry, the A.T.F. special agent, Doug Carlin, joins an experimental top-secret government program to find the bomber. Designed to bend the very fabric of time, this state-of-the-art technology enables the user to observe a detailed representation of what happened four days and six hours in the past, tracking the target's every move prior to the attack. However, the man responsible for the deadly explosion is bound to strike again. Can Carlin figure out who he is, when he is always precisely four days behind? Written by Nick Riganas

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If you thought it was just a trick of the mind, prepare yourself for the truth. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and terror, disturbing images and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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The Humvee driven by Doug is based on a real-life robot Highlander built by Carnegie Mellon's Red Team for the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge. See more »

Goofs

(at around 6 mins) When Doug reaches to the pier at the beginning of the movie, the camera makes a shot that shows the ATF sticker and the month/year sticker located at Doug's car front window. The ATF sticker is below the month/year sticker, but at the end of the movie (at around 1h 55 mins), the ATF sticker moved a couple of inches to the right side of the month/year sticker. See more »

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[first lines]
Ferry Captain: Can't believe it. They're right on time. Let's get these boys to their party.
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Crazy Credits

The opening production logos stop in mid-sequence, reverse for a moment, then stop again and continue forward. See more »


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Holy Spirit, Come Fill This Place
Written by Babbie Mason, Marty Hennis
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Fun Ride
22 November 2006 | by nchallenSee all my reviews

I'd say this movie definitely lived up to expectations I had from the ad trailers. A good mix of science fiction and cop drama, with the occasional good joke. Both my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Denzel entertained as usual, as did Adam Goldberg. Don't be turned off by the professional reviewers. Those guys can never seem to enjoy a movie that's content with being slightly unbelievable. If I always wanted believable, I'd stick to documentaries or the news. There won't be any Oscars coming out of it, but it was a action-filled thriller that kept me guessing till the end. If you liked the Island, this is right up your ally.


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USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 2006 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,574,802, 26 November 2006

Gross USA:

$64,038,616

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$180,557,550
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2.39 : 1
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