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PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 21 June 2002 (USA)
In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

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Lamar Burgess' Secretary
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Office Worker
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Storyline

In the year 2054 A.D. crime is virtually eliminated from Washington D.C. thanks to an elite law enforcing squad "Precrime". They use three gifted humans (called "Pre-Cogs") with special powers to see into the future and predict crimes beforehand. John Anderton heads Precrime and believes the system's flawlessness steadfastly. However one day the Pre-Cogs predict that Anderton will commit a murder himself in the next 36 hours. Worse, Anderton doesn't even know the victim. He decides to get to the mystery's core by finding out the 'minority report' which means the prediction of the female Pre-Cog Agatha that "might" tell a different story and prove Anderton innocent. Written by Soumitra

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, brief language, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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21 June 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Second Sight  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$102,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,677,125, 23 June 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$132,072,926

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$358,372,926
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Trivia

Meryl Streep was originally cast as Iris Hineman, but had to back out. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1 min) Anderton is seen kicking the window out of the back of the car which flies away, as the car begins its descent the window is back. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Iris Hineman: It's funny how all living organisms are alike...
[she starts crushing a mutated plant]
Dr. Iris Hineman: ...when the chips are down, when the pressure is on, every creature on the face of the Earth is interested in one thing and one thing only.
Dr. Iris Hineman: [the plant scars her palm] Its own survival.
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Crazy Credits

The distributor and production company credits look like they are underwater, which ties into the opening shot of Agatha in the tank. See more »

Connections

Referenced in American Dad!: Escape from Pearl Bailey (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Menuet, Allegro ma non troppo
(1790)
from "String Quartet in C Major, Op. 64, No. 1"
Written by Joseph Haydn
Performed by The Angeles String Quartet
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22 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

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1. If the Pre-Cogs can only see murders, how can Agatha tell about the umbrella, the homeless man, and the balloon man in the scene where the cops chase them through the mall?

2. If Anderton is a murder suspect, wouldn't they take his retina ID off the register to get into the Temple?

3. Early on in the movie we see the balls are released early in the sequence of events. If this is true, then wouldn't the balls with `Lamar Burgess' written on them drop in the fake echo?

4. How can Lamar fake a cerebral output with such detail about who would be in the room and at what time?

5. In a world where people are ID'd wherever they go and everything is on computers, why couldn't the PreCrime have made it to Leo Crow's hotel room in time when his name was on a computerized registry? They know the location of all the merry go rounds, yet they can't find Crow's name in a registry?


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