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Parts Per Billion (2014)

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In the midst of a manmade biological disaster and a terrible fate, three couples try to find meaning in their lives.

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Brian Horiuchi

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Brian Horiuchi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Langella ... Andy
Gena Rowlands ... Esther
Rosario Dawson ... Mia
Josh Hartnett ... Len
Teresa Palmer ... Anna
Penn Badgley ... Erik
Alexis Bledel ... Sarah
Hill Harper ... Rick
Stephen Sowan ... Jabe
Jon Prescott ... Jay
Reis Ciaramitaro Reis Ciaramitaro ... Terran
Valerie Hurt ... Tracy
Matt Lockwood ... Jon
Conor Leslie ... Des
Sonya A. Avakian Sonya A. Avakian ... Carol Goto (as Sonya Avakian)
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Storyline

The interwoven stories of three couples which are forced to make life altering decisions in the face of a disastrous war. Inspired and sometimes blinded by their love, Len, Mia, Andy, Esther, Anna and Erik are as flawed and beautiful as any of the billions who are facing this human-made biological disaster. Written by Anonymous

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When The Earth Ends, Will Love Survive? See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 January 2015 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Parts Per Billion See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,300,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

Near the beginning of the movie when we are supposed to be watching rioting across Europe there is a police officer wearing a NYPD jacket. See more »

Connections

References On the Beach (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Detroit Blues
Written by Mark Kilian
Performed by Mark Kilian & the Catz
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A Cool Movie, but It's Miscategorized and Has a Misleading Title
28 May 2014 | by softermaniacSee all my reviews

This movie is not sci-fi and it's not an end of the world disaster movie as the title seems to suggest. I think its abysmal rating is because people are going into it thinking it's a certain kind of end of the world, doom and destruction movie and then they find out it's not that at all. Not by a long shot.

This is a romance/drama film that tries its darnedest to be deep.

This is one of those interconnected drama movies along the veins of: Crash, Magnolia, The Air I Breathe and Happiness.

So if you're into that sort of style, plotting and character driven storytelling you'll almost definitely like this. If not, you'll most likely find it tedious, boring and depressing.


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