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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.

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

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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 Grant Piro ... Boxing Commentator 2 / News Report Announcer
Christopher Bunworth 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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Country:

Australia

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

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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Trivia

All the Newspapers of the Fizzle Bomber at the beginning of the film show the exact same 10 lines, even on the site of the same newspaper. See more »

Goofs

On the invoice for the bomb parts, supposedly bought in New York, there are lines for vendor VAT number and buyer VAT number. There is no VAT in New York; they have sales tax. Also "refrigerator" is misspelled as "refregerator"; and both "transistors" and "resistors" are misspelled. 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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Features Bewitched (1964) 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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the little you know about it the better
26 November 2014 | by Jqn_HgarSee 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).


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