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Z for Zachariah (2015)

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In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.

Director:

Craig Zobel

Writers:

Nissar Modi (screenplay), Robert C. O'Brien (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... John Loomis
Margot Robbie ... Ann Burden
Chris Pine ... Caleb

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Storyline

In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

After the end of the world she thought she was alone. She was wrong. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG - 13 for a scene of sexuality, partial nudity, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The plot device of a valley sheltering the inhabitants from the ravages of a nuclear holocaust was used in "Day the World Ended" (1955). In that film, there were seven survivors and menacing radioactive mutants. See more »

Goofs

Ann uses a Celsius thermometer, despite all of the references to the film taking place in the United States. Fahrenheit thermometers are ubiquitous in the States, Celsius thermometers are much more common in New Zealand where the film was made. See more »

Quotes

John Loomis: This man could be anything
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Connections

References Forbidden Planet (1956) See more »

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At The Kansas City Ball
Composed by Jack Trombey
Appears courtesy of de Wolfe Music USA
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Did not think I would be so impressed, but it was very intelligently done
29 August 2015 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

New Zealand must be a beautiful country. I've never seen a movie filmed there that was not.

It's a not so ironic setting for a movie about the end of the world, as the film focuses on the emotions of three survivors of the apocalypse instead of the apocalypse itself. A good Christian woman left behind by her family who went to help others. A man of science looking to move forward and rebuilt, and the all-American heart throb who rains on the parade.

Chiwetel Ejiofor gave a compelling performance. it was so real, I think the majority of us would understand what he's going through. I was shocked by how outstanding Chris Pine was in this movie, just perfect. Margot Robbie was amazing as well, just a solid piece of acting by all.

It made for the perfect emotional love triangle. Even though only three people appear in this movie, it said so much about us as a society. I love sci-fi and I want to count this as one of the great Sci-fi stories ever told from beginning to end, and the outcome leads an interesting taste in my mouth.

It was a fantastic 97mins at the movies.


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Country:

Iceland | Switzerland | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 2015 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Z for Zachariah See more »

Filming Locations:

Banks Peninsula, New Zealand See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$56,902, 30 August 2015

Gross USA:

$121,461

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$381,839
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2.35 : 1
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