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In a violent post-apocalyptic society, a drifter, Eli, has been wandering westward across North America for the last thirty years. He finds solace in a unique book which he carries on his person and guards closely, whilst surviving by hunting small animals and seeking goods in destroyed houses and vehicles to trade in villages for water and supplies. When he reaches a village ruled by the powerful mobster, Carnegie, the man views Eli's impressive fighting skills and offers Eli a place within his gang. Carnegie presses his blind lover Claudia to send her daughter, Solara, to at least convince Eli to spend the night by sleeping with him. However, Eli proves to be the better man when he gently declines her advances. The girl sees Eli's book, and when Carnegie finds out he beats her mother until she reveals what she saw. Carnegie sends his gang into the wasteland to take the book from Eli, but the man proves to be a formidable foe as he makes it more than clear that if they want the book,...Written by
Harry Jankel, London, England
The vehicle, behind which Eli takes cover during the gun battle, is a Rover P6. See more »
When the convoy goes after Eli and Solara, they are going west. From behind, the shadows are to the left which would mean the sun is on the north side of them when it actually shines from the south. See more »
Young Woman Hijacker:
Please, don't hurt me. Here, take anything you want. You want some food? Take it.
I'm not gonna hurt you.
Young Woman Hijacker:
Yeah? That's what the last guy said. Could... could you help me? The wheel came off. I can't fix it. Maybe if I... if I could... but I can't.
You know the only good thing about no soap... is that you can smell hijackers a mile off!
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Aside from the title, there are no opening credits. See more »
A montage of deleted scenes on the DVD include a scene where Claudia reads the Braille bible to Carnegie as he lies on his deathbed. See more »
A warrior drifter carrying a known book travels across North America in a post-apocalyptic society
This is a thought-provoking and poignant story that happens in an oppressive and odd far world , a strange and terrifyingly abandoned society . This stirring movie in comic-strip style is packed with unbelievable fighting , car stunts , thrills , chills and noisy action with a starring who has been wandering westward across America for the last thirty years . Violent movie about a futuristic road-warrior named Eli ( Denzel Washington ) , whilst surviving by hunting animals , he carries a famous book who guards closely , some will kill to have it , he will kill to protect it . Later on , Eli travels along with a young girl (Mila Kunis) seeking goods in destroyed places and articles to trade in markets for water and supplies , they undergo a dangerous journey towards San Francisco , Island of Alcatraz . This flick is set a few years from now , a dangerous, desolate post-industrial world of the future where rules the strongest law . This post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind . It concerns about a peculiar prophet , when the nasties attack , rape, ravage to hapless and unfortunates , Eli defend them . A group (commanded by the warlord named Carnegie , well played by Gary Oldman) along with his hoodlums (Ray Stevenson) located at an old city is looking for the unique Biblic book . Eli'll have to fight against the cutthroats, a band of depraved crazies thirsty for blood and survive some battles to-the-death with lots of blood and gore, including throating-slit , slashing , impaling and blow up . The vengeance will be terrible against some bands of depraved crazies thirsty for blood on destroyed roads .
This exciting post-apocalypse picture packs kinetic action , thrills, chills , shocks and abundant violence . It's an intriguing type of story with Science-Fiction leanings and stretching rather far for some of the plot points . This cerebral picture is full of cinematic and Biblic references including a religious message . The interesting story , generally fast-moving , mingles the genres of Dystopian science fiction and thrilling film . It contains an intelligent and surprising ending with the protagonist staying in idyllic exile and carrying out his divine mission . Set far in the future , there are great special effects and elaborate sets . Spectacular stunt-work plenty of impressive fights , cars with bounds and leaps and explosions . Top-notch Denzel Washington as revenger angel at one of his best last roles , he embarks a spectacular crusade against vicious murderous . Good support cast who makes fine performance as Gary Oldman , Jennifer Beals , Evan Jones , Tom Waites and Michael Gambon . Moving as well as sensible musical score fitting to action and drama is stunningly composed by means of synthesizer . Special and weird futuristic atmosphere created by cameraman Don Burguess who reflects splendidly the barren outdoors . The motion picture produced by the great producer Joel Silver , is stunningly directed by the Hughes brothers, Albert and and Allen , authors of good films as ¨From hell¨ and ¨Dead Presidents¨ and of course ¨The book of Eli¨ . Here they blend ¨Mad Max¨ trilogy style along with ¨Farenheit 451¨ final premise . Rating : Good , better than average, this is one of the most successful Hughes Brothers . This remarkable action film will appeal to Science Fiction buffs. Rating : 7 , Above average . Well worth watching
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