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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 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

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English | Mandarin

Release Date:

4 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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Clean Pass See more »

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Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

A small figurine with the word Slusho can be seen in the first half of the movie. Slusho is a brand subtly featured in both of the earlier Cloverfield movies, as well as J.J. Abrams' earlier TV series Alias (2001). The viral online campaign for Cloverfield (2008) indicated that Slusho is a subsidiary of Tagruato Inc., the company behind the deep ocean drilling (and potential explosion) that woke up the monster in that movie. 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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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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Crimson and "Clover", over and over...
11 February 2018 | by ancienttomeSee all my reviews

I am almost 65 years old, and have been a fan of science-fiction all my life. I never heard of Cloverfield and did not know that it was some sort of series until I started reading some of the other reviews on this page. Having no prior knowledge of Cloverfield, I was able to approach the film without any preconceived bias and judge the movie entirely on its own merit. There are very few films that present any truly unique science-fiction idea, but this movie does succeed in blending some old ideas into a new and unique combination. I found this to be a very enjoyable science-fiction film. Although this movie had its share of scientific inaccuracies, I simply attribute them to the fact that the story takes place in an alternate universe where our scientific laws do not all necessarily hold true. This is an unusual science-fiction tale, blended with a touch of horror similar to "Event Horizon". The plot is very interesting. The acting is excellent. The special effects are great. The story is suspenseful. I found this film to be a worthwhile piece of entertainment.


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