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Predestination (2014)

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For his final assignment, a top temporal agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. The chase turns into a unique, surprising and mind-bending exploration of love, fate, identity and time travel taboos.

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Mr. Miles
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Mr. Miller
Kuni Hashimoto ...
Dr. Fujimoto
Sara El-Yafi ...
Lab Technician
Paul Moder ...
Boxing Commentator 1
Grant Piro ...
Boxing Commentator 2 / News Report Announcer
Christopher Bunworth ...
Jerry
Jamie Gleeson ...
Dirty Hippy
Christina Tan ...
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Dennis Coard ...
Mayor Davidson
Milla Simmonds ...
Baby Jane 1
Ruby Simmonds ...
Baby Jane 1
Cate Wolfe ...
Beth
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PREDESTINATION chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to ensure the continuation of his law enforcement career for all eternity. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. Written by Anonymous

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To save the future he must reshape the past.


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Rated R for violence, some sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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9 January 2015 (USA)  »

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$68,372

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,824,499
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Trivia

Sarah Snook's portrayal of John in the bar has been described by many as a near perfect blend of actors Jodie Foster and Leonardo Dicaprio. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 24 mins) We see wrong day of the week in the Suspect's Routine. March 3, 1975 is Monday. See more »

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[first lines]
The Bartender: What if I could put him in front of you? The man that ruined your life. If I could guarantee that you'd get away with it, would you kill him?
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Is It Over
Written by Emma Bosworth and Tim Buckley
Performed by Emma Bosworth
Recorded by Brendan Watterson at Zombie Queen Studios
Produced by Brendan Watterson and Emma Bosworth
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A unique and decidedly dark sci-fi film
19 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

"Predestination" is an incredibly original and creative film, employing what may seem like 'common' aspects of the science-fiction genre, and putting a darker, grimmer twist on them. Time travel is handled quite well in this Australian film, focusing less on the effects of travelling back (and forth) in time than other sci-fi films. "Predestination" uses decidedly odd pacing, beginning with a 'bang' and following that up with almost an hour of subdued plot. But oddly enough, these moments of -almost- pure dialogue and occasional flashbacks never become boring, but rather deepen the film's characters and their back-stories. The cast performances are what really make this movie 'shine'. Ethan Hawke, as usual, delivers an almost flawless performance as the unnamed lead, and Sarah Snook, an Australian newcomer, surprises with her wide range of acting abilities. Overall, the third feature film by the Spierig Brothers is a surprisingly original, daring, and genre-bending film.


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