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The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

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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

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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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USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

4 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Clean Pass See more »

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Budget:

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

Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Just like Michelle's network carrier in 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016), Michael's phone carrier is "BRT". This is a shortened version of J.J. Abrams' production company "Bad Robot". See more »

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Once they flooded the remaining parts of the station with oxygen, several shots have been fired from a pistol, that makes sounds like a regular firearm, and fires projectiles that look like normal bullets - without causing fire in an oxygen-rich environment. yet an explosion is caused by a co2 pressurized canister hitting the metal wall. See more »

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Mundy: Hey guys, check out my arm. I think my arm is trying to write something.
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References 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) See more »

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Glad I ignored the bad reviews...
10 March 2018 | by ario-34119See all my reviews

Because it's a good movie.

Let me start with this: I didn't watch Cloverfield because I couldn't stand first person camera view movies. People say it's good, I'm a sci-fi lover, but I just can't. So I can only read what it's about, but don't know the details. I did watch Ten Cloverfield Lane, though, and I love it.

If I may venture a guess, I think this is some kind of prequel. This is what happens to cause the things that happen in Cloverfield and Ten Cloverfield Lane. And I'm telling you, ignore the bad reviews, because it's good. Good story with good direction and great cast with great acting. The suspense is good, the gore is not over the top, and the script provides emotional moments that the cast deliver very efficiently.

If there are any flaws, it's probably just the pace, which is a bit slow and predictable twists. There are also some plot holes that doesn't really bug me. I would've given it a 9 if it weren't for them.


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