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ARQ (2016)

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Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, a disoriented couple fends off masked raiders while harboring a new energy source that could save humanity.

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Tony Elliott

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Tony Elliott
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robbie Amell ... Renton
Rachael Taylor ... Hannah
Shaun Benson ... Sonny
Gray Powell ... Father
Jacob Neayem ... Brother
Adam Butcher ... Cuz
Tantoo Cardinal ... The Pope
Nicolas Van Burek ... News Anchor (voice)
Jamie Spilchuk ... Mobius Common (voice)
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Storyline

Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, a disoriented couple fends off masked raiders while harboring a new energy source that could save humanity.

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

ARQ 時の牢獄 See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In an early scene (-1:19:43) when Hannah and Renton are attempting to escape while Father, Brother and Sonny are in the kitchen, you can clearly hear a broadcast in the background. In a section introduced by the phrase "Listen to the wise words of a madman," the speaker begins to cite one of Nietzsche's most famous summaries of his notion of the Eternal Recurrence. The citation is from a translation of Nietzsche's Die fröhliche Wissenschaft ("The Gay Science") #341 (Das grösste Schwergewicht = "The Greatest Weight").. This is the beginning of that passage from one translation: "What, if some day or night a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: 'This life as you now live it and have lived it, you have to live once more and innumerable times...'" See more »

Goofs

First she says she was in interrogation 6 months, later she says 5 months. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Renton: You okay?
[flex-cuffs zipping]
Father: That guy you fried with your clever little trap? That was our cousin.
Brother: Cuz.
Father: That's Brother. Sonny. You can call me Father. And you two? You two are the kids.
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Connections

Referenced in The Chronic Rift: Time Loop-de-Loops (2018) See more »

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Sold 8/10 Amazing Movie! Couldn't Stop Watching!
16 September 2016 | by smilegelSee all my reviews

I always enjoy loop movies and this one definitely delivers! The plot is awesome and all actors as very good good.

When I started watching it I didn't know what to expect and things got more interesting with every minute you watch as it provides more and more information about what is happening and other details.

And it's rare as in some movies you are left right to the end for any and all explanations. In this movie you are being fed little by little and that was glued me in to the screen

I give this a solid 8/10.

Disregard the negative reviews as those people either didn't watch or it's too..complicated for them to figure out....


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