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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 6 June 2014 (USA)
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A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.

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Storyline

An alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world. Major William Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop-forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again...and again. But with each battle, Cage becomes able to engage the adversaries with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt). And, as Cage and Vrataski take the fight to the aliens, each repeated encounter gets them one step closer to defeating the enemy! Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

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Live, Die, Repeat


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and brief suggestive material | See all certifications »

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6 June 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

All You Need Is Kill  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$178,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,760,246, 8 June 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$100,206,256

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$369,206,256
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Trivia

It was Tom Cruise's idea to do three film premieres in one day; Emily Blunt said it was harder for a girl because she needed a different dress, hairdo and makeup for each one, while he just needed a suit. See more »

Goofs

Rita's "melee" weapon is a rotor blade composed of a mylar/carbon honeycomb blend designed to be light and not rugged and would have shattered immediately after being used to stick something dense such as a mimic. It would be useless as a weapon. See more »

Quotes

Nance: Oh, for Christ's sake Kimmel!
Kimmel: I gotta be free man!
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Crazy Credits

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Soundtracks

Love Me Again
Written by Steve Booker and John Newman
Performed by John Newman
Courtesy of Universal-Island Records Ltd
Under licence from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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BETTER than I was expecting!
9 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

I saw the trailer of this, but was expecting another campy "Independence Day" trying to be too funny, "War of the Worlds" that tried to be too serious or "District 9" that was FX for FX sake. I probably would have not gone, but my date said her daughter saw it and loved it.

Wow, was I surprised! The characters make the movie. Cruise's less-than-perfect, frustrated but determined "Cage" quickly got me rooting for him. Emily Blunt's serious "Rita" was a great mirror image protagonist.

The special effects were so clean and well integrated that they didn't overpower the story or become center stage. Instead, they added to bringing in me into making the unreal premise more real.

In the end, this is probably the coolest sci-fi love story I have ever seen. It is nice to see that Hollywood can still produce something other than the formulaic trash that usually keeps me away from the theaters. Warner Brothers, thanks for putting $178 million on the table to make this!


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