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Mortal Engines (2018)

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In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Hera Hilmar ... Hester Shaw
Hugo Weaving ... Thaddeus Valentine
Jihae ... Anna Fang
Robert Sheehan ... Tom Natsworthy
Leila George ... Katherine Valentine
Stephen Lang ... Shrike
Frankie Adams ... Yasmina
Caren Pistorius ... Pandora Shaw
Colin Salmon ... Chudleigh Pomeroy
Andrew Lees
Sarah Munn ... Slave
Ronan Raftery ... Bevis Pod
Joel Tobeck ... Bürgermeister
Patrick Malahide ... Magnus Crome
Stephen Ure ... Pewsey
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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.


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

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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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$100,000,000 (estimated)
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Leon Reedijk, one of the Rustwater trader extras in the film, passed away before principal photography ended. See more »

Quotes

Shrike: I can remake you, just as I was remade.
Hester Shaw: You're going to kill me?
Shrike: For a little while.
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If you like the trailer, you will like the movie
5 December 2018 | by arabnikitaSee all my reviews

Yesterday I got a chance to see the advanced premier screening and was pleasantly satisfied with this movie, considering that I did not even know of its existence before seeing the trailer.

The plot is very solid where we get an introduction of what the Mortal Engines and these moving cities are all about, then we get an understanding who the main heroes/villains are followed by some plot development and a grand finale with the possibility of ending the series here and now or continuing following the books.

Overall a good movie with great cinematography, interesting plot with potential for the future. There is nothing jaw-dropping or over the top action or deep meaning behind actions. See the trailer to know if this is your kind of movie. If you enjoy the trailer, you will enjoy the movie... as simple as that.


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