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Allegiant (2016)

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After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four beyond the wall that encircles Chicago, to finally discover the shocking truth of the world around them.

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Robert Schwentke

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Noah Oppenheim (screenplay by), Adam Cooper (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shailene Woodley ... Tris
Theo James ... Four
Naomi Watts ... Evelyn
Octavia Spencer ... Johanna
Jeff Daniels ... David
Zoë Kravitz ... Christina
Ansel Elgort ... Caleb
Miles Teller ... Peter
Keiynan Lonsdale ... Uriah
Daniel Dae Kim ... Jack Kang
Maggie Q ... Tori
Bill Skarsgård ... Matthew
Jonny Weston ... Edgar
Nadia Hilker ... Nita
Andy Bean ... Romit
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Storyline

After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love. Written by mapbryan

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The truth lies beyond the wall. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense violence and action, thematic elements, and some partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Like many other adaptations of Young Adult novel series (Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Twilight), the plan was to split the last book in the series ('Allegiant') into two films, with this movie basically covering the first half, and Ascendant covering the rest. However, due to negative reviews and a disappointing box office result, it, along with a TV series follow up, were subsequently cancelled. See more »

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After Shailene Woodley gets purification shower and fits into new outfit her tattoo reveals on the right side of collar bone whereas it is originally on the left. This happens during holographic presentation scene. See more »

Quotes

David: If you had enough to save one person, and your choice was between a healthy child and a sick old man, who would you choose?
Four: I wouldn't choose.
David: Good! Now they're both dead.
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Featured in Allegiant: Building the Bureau (2016) See more »

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Janitor of Lunacy
Written by Nico (as Christa Paeffgen)
Performed by X-TG (featuring Anohni (as Anohni))
Courtesy of Industrial Records Ltd.
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If you are a fan of the books...
20 March 2016 | by FigNewtonSee all my reviews

I won't bore you with another detailed review of "Allegiant" It's been well covered already but I will say that if you are a fan of the books...

No need to freak out! Was "Allegiant" the movie perfect? No. Not by a long shot. It obliterated and basically stripped many of the complex and more interesting layers that brought the characters body and soul in the book. We were left with a very skeletal, fractured and less interesting story. The movie did veer from the original work quite a bit but the substance of the story was still there...it wasn't lost. We still get the point of what the purpose of the experiment cities were designed for. We get the struggle for power and the fight for humanity to fight for its survival against what seems like insurmountable odds. We get the theme of loyalty and family, ambition and greed vs sacrifice and selflessness. All the elements are there.

Was I annoyed that this movie is part 1 of 2? Not really. I look forward to seeing how the writers and director will adjust the story. Many fans were unhappy with the ending of the book anyway and would like to see it fixed. We'll have to wait and see if the powers that be stick to Veronica Roth's vision or create an alternate. But really, there is no need to feel disappointed or distraught. It is after all an adaptation!

Theo James as Four was awesome, though I felt his character wasn't given much substance in this flick, still he was fun to watch. Bill Skarsgard who played Matthew was a nice surprise. I loved every scene he was in and Miles Teller stole the show as the always self-serving jerk, Peter. We didn't get much from Zoe Kravitz and Maggie Q was great as Tori. Shailene Woodley was OK. She could only work with what she was given. But the fellas carried this movie from beginning to end. Even Jeff Daniels had his moments.

Overall, I thought it was entertaining. Not perfect but I give it a pass.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 March 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Element See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,027,348, 20 March 2016

Gross USA:

$66,184,051

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$179,246,868
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2.35 : 1
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