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A mysterious young woman named Hester Shaw joins forces with Anna Fang, a dangerous outlaw with a bounty on her head, and Tom Natsworthy, an outcast from London, to lead a rebellion against a giant predator city on wheels.

Director:

Christian Rivers

Writers:

Fran Walsh (screenplay by), Philippa Boyens (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Production Notes from IMDbPro

Status: Completed | See complete list of  »
Updated: 18 July 2017
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Hugo Weaving ... Thaddeus Valentine
Stephen Lang ... Shrike
Hera Hilmar ... Hester Shaw
Robert Sheehan ... Tom Natsworthy
Jihae ... Anna Fang
Frankie Adams ... Yasmina
Colin Salmon ... Chudleigh Pomeroy
Leila George ... Katherine Valentine
Caren Pistorius ... Pandora Shaw
Joel Tobeck ... Bürgermeister
Ronan Raftery ... Bevis Pod
Patrick Malahide ... Magnus Crome
Andrew Lees
Nathaniel Lees
Calum Gittins ... Chief Navigator
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Storyline

A mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw, emerges as the only one who can stop a giant, predator city on wheels devouring everything in its path. Feral, and fiercely driven by the memory of her mother, Hester joins forces with Tom Natsworthy, an outcast from London, along with Anna Fang, a dangerous outlaw with a bounty on her head.

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Some scars never heal.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of futuristic violence and action | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

New Zealand | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mortal Engines See more »

Filming Locations:

Wellington, New Zealand See more »

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Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Christian Rivers' first full feature film as a director (He previously directed a short and a section of an anthology) See more »

Quotes

Shrike: Sixty minutes is all it took to bring humanity to the very brink of extinction. Mankind mobilized, a new age arose. The Age of the Great Predator Cities, Survival of the Fastest.
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