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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

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A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.

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Doug Liman

Writers:

Christopher McQuarrie (screenplay by), Jez Butterworth (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Cruise ... Cage
Emily Blunt ... Rita
Brendan Gleeson ... General Brigham
Bill Paxton ... Master Sergeant Farell
Jonas Armstrong ... Skinner
Tony Way ... Kimmel
Kick Gurry ... Griff
Franz Drameh ... Ford
Dragomir Mrsic ... Kuntz
Charlotte Riley ... Nance
Masayoshi Haneda ... Takeda
Terence Maynard ... Cruel Sergeant
Noah Taylor ... Dr. Carter
Lara Pulver ... Karen Lord
Madeleine Mantock ... Julie
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Storyline

An alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world. Major William Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop-forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again...and again. But with each battle, Cage becomes able to engage the adversaries with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt). And, as Cage and Vrataski take the fight to the aliens, each repeated encounter gets them one step closer to defeating the enemy! Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Live, Die, Repeat

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and brief suggestive material | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 June 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

All You Need Is Kill See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$178,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,760,246, 8 June 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$100,206,256

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$369,206,256
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the book, Cage awakes at 0600 hours, like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day (1993), who's also trapped in a never ending day; also Cage in the book says "same old, same old", and Murray got that line too. See more »

Goofs

When Kimmel is suiting up and the jacket is closing around him, next to him hangs a teddy bear on strips of tape. There is a quick cut to another soldier then a front view of Kimmel walking forward saying "I've got to be free." The teddy bear is taped to his chest although he has not had time to put it there. See more »

Quotes

Master Sergeant Farell: Can I help you, sir?
Lt. Col. Bill Cage: [looks confused]
[talks solemnly]
Lt. Col. Bill Cage: Sergeant Farell?
Master Sergeant Farell: [Takes a glimpse at the tag name on his own uniform] That is my name.
[smiles]
Master Sergeant Farell: I think I get it, what was it? Poker night? Bachelor party?
Lt. Col. Bill Cage: [Still looks confused]
[talks solemnly]
Lt. Col. Bill Cage: You know, I'm not sure.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits, the title doesn't appear until the closing credits. See more »

Connections

Featured in On the Edge with Doug Liman (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Railroad Track
Written by Willy Moon and Curtis Lundy
Performed by Willy Moon
Courtesy of Universal-Island Records Ltd
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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The people calling this movie "intelligent" are correct
25 March 2018 | by mikemx321See all my reviews

Read the negative reviews, the people calling this movie stupid etc. etc. obviously weren't able to fully understand what they were seeing. This is the risk filmmakers take when they don't assume the audience is going to have the mentality of a 10-year-old, but thankfully most of us don't need every little aspect explained in full.

This movie hits on every level, it's fast, witty, action packed, and presents depth in surprising places. If you don't have ADHD and can stay focused so you don't fall behind, and possess the ability to perceive without your hand being held and walked through a plot, you are most definitely going to like this movie. I personally give this a "10" because I consider Edge of Tomorrow one of the best films I've ever seen But even if it's not your exact cup of tea, it should at least be a 6 or 7.


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