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Serenity (2019)

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A fishing boat captain juggles facing his mysterious past and finding himself ensnared in a reality where nothing is what it seems.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew McConaughey ... Baker Dill
Anne Hathaway ... Karen Zariakas
Diane Lane ... Constance
Jason Clarke ... Frank Zariakas
Djimon Hounsou ... Duke
Jeremy Strong ... Reid Miller
Charlotte Butler Charlotte Butler ... Lois
David Butler David Butler ... Jack
Rafael Sayegh ... Patrick
Michael Richard Michael Richard ... Ron
Robert Hobbs ... Ape
Kenneth Fok ... Lionel
Garion Dowds ... Samson
John Whiteley John Whiteley ... Old Wes (as Johnny Whiteley)
Edeen Bhugeloo ... Mike
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Storyline

Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey) is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen (Anne Hathaway) tracks him down with a desperate plea for help. She begs Dill to save her - and their young son - from her new, violent husband (Jason Clarke) by taking him out to sea on a fishing excursion, only to throw him to the sharks and leave him for dead. Karen's appearance thrusts Dill back into a life he'd tried to forget, and as he struggles between right and wrong, his world is plunged into a new reality that may not be all that it seems.

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Truth lies beneath the surface. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, sexual content, and some bloody images | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Filmnegah [Iran]

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

25 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Serenity See more »

Filming Locations:

Mauritius

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,415,403, 27 January 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$8,547,045, 7 March 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,547,045, 7 March 2019
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Color:

Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Uma Thurman was originally cast but dropped out and replaced by Diane Lane. See more »

Goofs

News anchor reported Baker Dill was awarded a Purple Heart for "gallantry"; a Purple Heart is awarded to those wounded or killed in action. See more »

Quotes

Baker Dill: If I didn't catch fish all day, I'd find a way to kill you.
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Soundtracks

Mon Neg Est Pas 'rive
Performed by Dewey Balfa (as Dewey) and Tony Balfa and Tracy and Peter Schwarz
Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkway Recordings
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What an unusual cocktail!
9 March 2019 | by FrenchEddieFelsonSee all my reviews

Take a small pinch of Sleeping with the Enemy (domestic violence), a dose of Matrix (am I really real?), another dose of Finding Nemo (but reverse the father-son roles) and finally sprinkle with The Old Man and the Sea (main frame). Mix well .... Let simmer slowly on low heat ... And hop! ... without getting too tired, Netflix wrote Serenity. I seem undoubtedly teasing but the result is nevertheless correct.


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