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Mortal Engines (2018)

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In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.

Director:

Christian Rivers

Writers:

Fran Walsh (screenplay by), Philippa Boyens (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hera Hilmar ... Hester Shaw
Robert Sheehan ... Tom Natsworthy
Hugo Weaving ... Thaddeus Valentine
Jihae ... Anna Fang (as Jihae Kim)
Ronan Raftery ... Bevis Pod
Leila George ... Katherine Valentine
Patrick Malahide ... Magnus Crome
Stephen Lang ... Shrike
Colin Salmon ... Chudleigh Pomeroy
Mark Mitchinson ... Vambrace
Regé-Jean Page ... Captain Khora
Menik Gooneratne ... Sathya
Frankie Adams ... Yasmina Rashid
Leifur Sigurðarson ... Nils Lindstrom (as Leifur Sigurdarson)
Kahn West Kahn West ... Toa Heke
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Storyline

A mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw, emerges as the only one who can stop a giant, predator city on wheels devouring everything in its path. Feral, and fiercely driven by the memory of her mother, Hester joins forces with Tom Natsworthy, an outcast from London, along with Anna Fang, a dangerous outlaw with a bounty on her head.

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Taglines:

Some scars never heal.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of futuristic violence and action | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Cinematic debut of actress Leila George, who plays Katherine Valentine. George is the daughter of thespians Vincent D'Onofrio and Greta Scacchi. See more »

Goofs

When traction cities move, they vibrate enough to cause parts to occasionally fall off. Yet an old building like St Paul's Cathedral sustains not even a hint of vibration damage. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Hester Shaw: So, what happens now?
Tom Natsworthy: We go where the wind takes us. See the world. What do you say?
Hester Shaw: I'm coming with you.
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Crazy Credits

The Universal logo shows the Sixty Minute War occurring across the Earth. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Shattered Stars: A Deepness Within (2019) See more »

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Great CGI and that's about it
6 December 2018 | by helenamfsoaresSee all my reviews

Like many reviews said, you can easily spot other films' plots in this one. Predictable, basic and 0 empathy for characters. Save yourself some money and watch it at home when available.


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Country:

USA | New Zealand | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mortal Engines See more »

Filming Locations:

Wellington, New Zealand See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,559,850, 16 December 2018

Gross USA:

$15,951,040

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$83,672,673
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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