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Predestination (2014)

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For his final assignment, a top temporal agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. The chase turns into a unique, surprising and mind-bending exploration of love, fate, identity and time travel taboos.

Directors:

Michael Spierig (as The Spierig Brothers), Peter Spierig (as The Spierig Brothers)

Writers:

Michael Spierig (as The Spierig Brothers), Peter Spierig (as The Spierig Brothers) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ethan Hawke ... The Barkeep
Sarah Snook ... The Unmarried Mother
Christopher Kirby ... Mr. Miles
Christopher Sommers ... Mr. Miller
Kuni Hashimoto Kuni Hashimoto ... Dr. Fujimoto
Sara El-Yafi Sara El-Yafi ... Lab Technician
Paul Moder Paul Moder ... Boxing Commentator 1
Grant Piro ... Boxing Commentator 2 / News Report Announcer
Christopher Bunworth ... Jerry
Jamie Gleeson Jamie Gleeson ... Dirty Hippy
Christina Tan Christina Tan ... Female Reporter
Dennis Coard Dennis Coard ... Mayor Davidson
Milla Simmonds Milla Simmonds ... Baby Jane 1
Ruby Simmonds Ruby Simmonds ... Baby Jane 1
Cate Wolfe ... Beth
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Storyline

PREDESTINATION chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to ensure the continuation of his law enforcement career for all eternity. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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To save the future, he must reshape the past.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, some sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The movie is based on Robert A. Heinlein's short story "All You Zombies". See more »

Goofs

When the bartender first fills the customer's beer glass, the beer seems to overfill and ready to spill out of the glass. However, the scene is cut-off immediately before that happens and the bartender is seen to refill the glass a second time properly, without the beer overfilling it. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
The Bartender: What if I could put him in front of you? The man that ruined your life. If I could guarantee that you'd get away with it, would you kill him?
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Connections

Referenced in The Chronic Rift: Time Loop-de-Loops (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

1970 (I Feel Alright)
Composed by Scott Asheton, Ron Asheton (as Ronald Asheton), Iggy Pop (as James Osterberg) and David Alexander
Performed by The Stooges
© 1970 Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp., Stooge Staffel Music
By Kind Permission of Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd; and Bug Music (BMI)
Administered by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
Licensed Courtesy of Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd
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Longish take on a well-tested theme, but excellent acting
26 August 2014 | by account-85-622099See all my reviews

No need to give the game away: this adaptation of a Heinlein classic short is nicely directed and acted, but tries a bit hard to create the suspense of its twist. This makes the movie long in parts as it works on its building of clues, but most viewers will have guessed the ending well before the finish. All the cast put in convincing performances, with Snook stealing the show in what is essentially a three actor movie. Some back-story items are interesting- particularly the training of in-flight courtesans for the all-male astronauts - but other parts look more like fillers. In summary the movie is solid - but not exceptional in the way of, say, Inception. However - it is great to see Australia contributing to the SciFi body of work and there is nothing to be ashamed of in this contribution.


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Official site | Official site [Japan] | See more »

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Australia | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Predestination See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$44,028, 11 January 2015

Gross USA:

$68,372

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,824,499
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Datasat | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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