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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 11 March 2016 (USA)
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After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.

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Dan Trachtenberg

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Josh Campbell (screenplay by), Matthew Stuecken (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Goodman ... Howard
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ... Michelle
John Gallagher Jr. ... Emmett
Douglas M. Griffin ... Driver
Suzanne Cryer ... Woman
Bradley Cooper ... Ben (voice)
Sumalee Montano ... Voice on Radio (voice)
Frank Mottek ... Radio Broadcaster (voice)
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Storyline

After getting in a car accident, Michelle awakens to find herself in a mysterious bunker with two men named Howard and Emmett. Howard offers her a pair of crutches to help her remain mobile with her leg injury sustained from the car crash and tells her to "get good on those" before leaving the bunker. She has been given the information that there has been an alien attack and the outside world is poisoned. However, Howard and Emmett's intentions soon become questionable and Michelle is faced with a question: Is it better in here or out there? Written by Paramount Pictures

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material including frightening sequences of threat with some violence, and brief language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Valencia See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,727,437, 13 March 2016

Gross USA:

$72,082,998

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$110,216,998
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Follows a noticably similar plot trajectory to another bunker-survival picture, The Divide (2011), although with far less violence or sexual depravity. See more »

Goofs

Perchloric acid is highly reactive with metals and organic matter. When Howard (Goodman) has Michelle and Emmitt help with the barrel of perchloric acid, it is contained in a blue plastic barrel, typically perchloric acid is stored in glass, one of the few containment vessels that does not oxidize in the presence of the acid. Also perchloric acid is more oily at room temperature and of a viscous nature, it becomes extremely volatile and is exothermic when oxidizing thus the electrical cord and metal wire within produces heat and react to cause the explosion when Michelle is outside the bunker. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ben: [on phone] Michelle, please don't hang up. Just talk to me, okay? I can't believe you just left.
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Tell Him
Written by Bert Berns (as Bert Russell)
Performed by The Exciters
Courtesy of Capitol Records, LLC
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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An incredible ride from beginning to end.
12 March 2016 | by benrobtaylorSee all my reviews

To describe 10 Cloverfield Lane in one word: Genreless.

I won't say much about the film as I'm a strong believer of going in blind, but I will say that the performances, writing, and cinematic pacing worked perfectly together to create a truly unique film.

I loved watching it, and the moments of comedy sprouting up throughout made the duality between light-hearted humanity and dark confusion work perfectly together. I would give the Titles and Credits 10/10 as well, because they were just so damn fantastic and fresh and reminded me that titling is an art form like any other in the cinematic Genre. If you enjoy good film, you will enjoy 10 Cloverfield Lane.


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