Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.
In a twilight world of international espionage, an unnamed CIA operative, known as The Protagonist, is recruited by a mysterious organization called Tenet to participate in a global assignment that unfolds beyond real time. The mission: prevent Andrei Sator, a renegade Russian oligarch with precognition abilities, from starting World War III. The Protagonist will soon master the art of "time inversion" as a way of countering the threat that is to come.Written by
The aircraft used for the crash scene carries a fictitious name Norskfreight and registration number LN-WTJK. The aircraft purchased for the film was a former Cathay Pacific 747-200 with registration number B-HMD. However, although the fuselage registration number was changed the nose wheel flap was not repainted to match the new registration and still has the letters MD clearly visible. See more »
I've been thinking, we're their ancestors. If they destroy us, won't that destroy them?
That'd bring us to the grandfather paradox.
You went back in time, and killed your own grandfather. How could you've been born to commit the act?
What's the answer?
There's no answer. It's a paradox.
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This film debuts a new Warner Brothers logo. See more »
British theatrical version was cut (in one fight scene) to secure the desired "12A" rating. See more »