7.5/10
210,210
438 user 245 critic

Predestination (2014)

Trailer
1:36 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video

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:

(as The Spierig Brothers), (as The Spierig Brothers)

Writers:

(as The Spierig Brothers), (as The Spierig Brothers) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Popularity
1,199 ( 11)
11 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Evan Treborn suffers blackouts during significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life by reading his journal.

Directors: Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber
Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters
Source Code (2011)
Mystery | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete.

Director: Duncan Jones
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga
Looper (2012)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Director: Rian Johnson
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible.

Director: Jaco Van Dormael
Stars: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger
Triangle (2009)
Fantasy | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A group of friends suffer a yachting accident and take refuge on a cruise drifting on the open sea, but quickly realize they were better off on the upturned yacht

Director: Christopher Smith
Stars: Melissa George, Joshua McIvor, Jack Taylor
Limitless I (2011)
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

With the help of a mysterious pill that enables the user to access one hundred percent of his brain abilities, a struggling writer becomes a financial wizard, but it also puts him in a new world with lots of dangers.

Director: Neil Burger
Stars: Bradley Cooper, Anna Friel, Abbie Cornish
Coherence (2013)
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Strange things begin to happen when a group of friends gather for a dinner party on an evening when a comet is passing overhead.

Director: James Ward Byrkit
Stars: Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon
Exam (2009)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Eight candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a final test with just one question. It seems simple yet confusing that soon, tensions begin to unravel.

Director: Stuart Hazeldine
Stars: Adar Beck, Gemma Chan, Nathalie Cox
The Machinist (2004)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity.

Director: Brad Anderson
Stars: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón
I Origins (2014)
Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A molecular biologist and his laboratory partner uncover evidence that may fundamentally change society as we know it.

Director: Mike Cahill
Stars: Michael Pitt, Steven Yeun, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey
Primer (2004)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there's something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they've built, wrestle over their new invention.

Director: Shane Carruth
Stars: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Casey Gooden
Identity (2003)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain-storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one.

Director: James Mangold
Stars: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet
Edit

Cast

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

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

Taglines:

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 »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 January 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Predestination  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Edit

Box Office

Gross USA:

$68,372

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,824,499
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The paradox portrayed in the film is "The Grandfather Paradox" in which inconsistencies emerge through changing the past. The name comes from the common description, a person travels to the past and kills their own grandfather before the conception of their father or mother thus preventing the time traveler's existence. See more »

Goofs

(at around 15 mins) When talking in the bar, the second (open) bottle of whiskey disappears between shots. 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?
See more »


Soundtracks

Is It Over
Written by Emma Bosworth and Tim Buckley
Performed by Emma Bosworth
Recorded by Brendan Watterson at Zombie Queen Studios
Produced by Brendan Watterson and Emma Bosworth
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
the little you know about it the better
26 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

it's been a while since i've been this satisfied with a movie, it's compelling, thought provoking and extremely clever film that keeps you guessing to the last frame.

excellent storytelling thanks for the great work from the directors/writers despite the low budget they pulled out a great movie with good production values, sets, costumes and special effects.

powerhouse performances from the two leads Ethan Hawke as usual is a very serious actor though he haven't been in any good movies in the past few years but you can see that he's making a comeback with this one as well as this years magnificent BOYHOOD but his performance in PREDESTINATION is a very strong one because he had to handle such a very complicated character, same thing goes for Sarah Snook.

the less i say about the plot the better, this is the kind of movies where you have focus throughout the whole runtime of it trying to figure out where is it going and any detail that you miss might ruin the whole experience for you but hey don't worry there's an explanation for everything here.

this movie is one of this years' personal favorites as well as the indie of the year so far (still have to see BIRDMAN).


145 of 207 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 438 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial