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Push (2009)

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Two young Americans with special abilities must race to find a girl in Hong Kong before a shadowy government organization called Division does.

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... Young Nick
... Nick's Father
... Henry Carver
... Cassie Holmes
... Division Doctor
... Division Doctor
... Kira Hudson
... Victor Budarin
... Nick Gant
Kai Cheung Leung ... Dice Man
Hsin Nan Hung ... Dice Man's Heavy (as Sun Nan Hung)
... Agent Mack
... Agent Holden
Wai Man Tam ... Cook in Fish Market
... Pop Father (as Haruihko Yamanouchi)
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A group of young American ex-pats with telekinetic and clairvoyant abilities are hiding from a clandestine U.S. government agency. They must utilize their different talents and band together for a final job enabling them to escape the agency forever. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, brief strong language, smoking and a scene of teen drinking | See all certifications »

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6 February 2009 (USA)  »

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$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,079,109, 8 February 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$31,806,100, 10 May 2009
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2.35 : 1
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Channing Tatum was attached in the beginning, but in the end the role went to Chris Evans. See more »

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In Hook's introductory scene, he shows a girl his card-shifting trick. She requests "ace of spades", but her lip movements do not fit the dialogue. See more »

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[first lines]
Young Nick: Dad, what's happening?
Nick's Father: I need you to listen to me, like we're the last two people on the planet, okay Nick? Someday, a girl is going to give you a flower. You got that? A flower. And you have to help her, Nick. You help her, and you help us all. Okay? I know it doesn't make any sense right now, but I believe the woman who told me that. Do you think you can believe me?
[Nick nods]
Nick's Father: I love you. Know how I've said that you were special Nick? Turns out that I was right.
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Referenced in Cyrus (2010) See more »

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China Funk
Written by Alex Greggs and Dennis Shaw
Performed by South Rakkas Crew
Courtesy of South Rakkas Entertainment
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Needs tidying up, but it's still good.
16 March 2009 | by See all my reviews

PUSH is one of those movies which really got me excited after the first viewing of the trailer, and now that I've finally watched it, I'm glad that I did.

The storyline was rather good and believable, didn't leave me confused or bored at the end. Although more time could have been spent explaining certain things in detail instead of the constant scenes of standing around and pondering the next move.

The visual effects in this film are pretty good. And the acting isn't too bad either. Applause for Dakota Fanning and Chris Evans. Also, I really enjoyed the way the movie was shot, there was somehow this sense of realism to the whole thing.

However, I didn't enjoy Camilla Belle's acting. Although I did enjoy her performance in The Quiet, she just seemed really off in this movie. Either she wasn't given enough screen time, or she was outshone by Dakota.

By the way, those who are comparing this show to HEROES are preposterous. Telekineseis and all of these special abilities have been around long before then! Though I am a huge fan of HEROES, I think it's really nothing in comparison to PUSH.

By the way, this show had me glued to the sit even when I really had to use the toilet. In other words, I hope there's a sequel.


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