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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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 »


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

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Elle Fanning has a part in the film. Denzel Washington and Tony Scott worked with her sister Dakota Fanning on Man on Fire (2004). See more »

Goofs

The SUV in question is listed in the classified ad as a Ford Bronco, but in scenes on the bridge and at the interchange during the nighttime chase, it is clearly a Chevy Blazer. 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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The opening production logos stop in mid-sequence, reverse for a moment, then stop again and continue forward. See more »

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Reality Crime Thriller With Neat Sci-Fi Twist
16 April 2007 | by AudioFileZSee all my reviews

I usually like sci-fi when it's pure sci-fi. I usually like present day drama when it's believably real. Disaster, at least for me, looms large when sci-fi meets real life drama. So here we have a present day crime thriller crossed with sci-fi time travel...And, this movie kicks butt, works so well, in fact, it's nuances should be studied in film school. It's original enough to be compelling-where we are not in some distant future, but the here and now.

The story, the characters, and the effects mesh well to suspend belief to the point that you "get on-board" and enjoy the ride. This is the way to do sci-fi with believable real life situations. The cinematography, the implementation of technology, and even a beautiful (but presently dead) damsel in distress, combine to give the actors, who are uniformly good to excellent, the boost to put this in rarefied good sci-fi territory. Genre fans are shoo-ins and those who think they don't like sci-fi should enjoy this one too. 7.5 to 8 out of 10.


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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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