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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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.

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What remains after the world ends?... See more »


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

Although set in the Appalachian Mountains of the Eastern United States of America, the film was shot entirely in New Zealand's Banks Peninsula. The two areas share a similar geography. See more »

Goofs

When Ann leaves the bedside of John and you hear her praying to keep him around, her reflection passes by a glass of some type and an older gentleman comes into focus in this same reflected area just after her reflection goes by.

The "glass" is a picture frame and the "older gentleman" appears to be her father posing in front of the church, given the immediate scene cut to Ann playing the organ in the church. See more »

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John Loomis: This man could be anything
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Version of Play for Today: Z for Zachariah (1984) See more »

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It's A Pleasure
Composed by Jack Trombey
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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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