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The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 4 February 2018 (USA)
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Orbiting a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis, and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

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Julius Onah

Writers:

Oren Uziel (screenplay by), Oren Uziel (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gugu Mbatha-Raw ... Hamilton
David Oyelowo ... Kiel
Daniel Brühl ... Schmidt
John Ortiz ... Monk
Chris O'Dowd ... Mundy
Aksel Hennie ... Volkov
Ziyi Zhang ... Tam
Elizabeth Debicki ... Jensen
Roger Davies ... Michael
Clover Nee Clover Nee ... Molly
Jordan Rivera Jordan Rivera ... Ayana Age 7
Michael Stokes III Michael Stokes III ... Isaac Age 7
Celeste Clark Celeste Clark ... Ayana Age 4
Nathan Oliver ... Isaac Age 4
Donal Logue ... Mark Stambler
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Storyline

In the near future, there is an energy crisis on Earth. The Cloverfield Station with a multinational crew will test the Shepard particle accelerator expecting to generate energy for all countries solving the energy problem. However, the experiment goes wrong, damages the station and opens a portal to another dimension with a parallel Earth. They also find a woman entwined with wires behind a bulkhead of the station and they learn she worked in an identical Cloverfield Station in another dimension. Now the scientists need to find a way to return to their own dimension. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The future unleashed every thing.


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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

4 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Clean Pass See more »

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$26,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Although a world-renowned actress and a big star in China, Ziyi Zhang hardly speaks English. That is the reason her character Tam only speaks Mandarin. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, it is stated that "the world's energy resources will be fully exhausted in five years". As of 2018, around 25% of the world's energy comes from renewable sources that can't be exhausted. See more »

Quotes

Mundy: Hey guys, check out my arm. I think my arm is trying to write something.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Compliance (2018) See more »

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Don't Sweat the Technique
Written by Eric B. (as Eric Barrier) & Rakim (as William Griffin)
Performed by Eric B. & Rakim
Courtesy of Geffen Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Authentic believable Sci-Fi for a change.
16 April 2018 | by Chris_KalhounSee all my reviews

Solid movie ! A well produced sci-fi suspense story about what can go wrong when science goes too far in messing with space/time. Without giving too much away, it's a fresh take on a great concept that's only been explored a few times in movies and doesn't limit the audience to the confounds of the ship. The story, dialogue, characters, sets, acting, directing and soundtrack are all very believeable, real and authentic without stretching the boundaries of reality too far. The only thing about the characters that threw me off in the end is how scientists could and would and are presented as being over emotional and reactionary instead of having there logic & rationality take over in their decisions. But then again we're all human and Hollywood tends to over dramatize things in the name of entertainment.


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