In the near future, there is an energy crisis on Earth. The Cloverfield Station with a multinational crew will test the Shepard particle accelerator expecting to generate energy for all countries solving the energy problem. However, the experiment goes wrong, damages the station and opens a portal to another dimension with a parallel Earth. They also find a woman entwined with wires behind a bulkhead of the station and they learn she worked in an identical Cloverfield Station in another dimension. Now the scientists need to find a way to return to their own dimension.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A surprise trailer was dropped during Super Bowl LII on 4 February 2018, advertising the movie's final title and its release on Netflix. The release occurred immediately after the game, with the film drawing in five million viewers in its first seven days. See more »
When the monitor is supposed to show "H2O breach" (around 1h 00mins), it shows a zero instead of the letter "O". (The subscript "2" is correctly formatted, but that's not possible here.) See more »
[Hamilton is recording a video message for her doppelganger on a parallel Earth]
I don't know where to start. But this isn't my world. As much as I want it to be. It isn't mine. It's yours. Ava, you're not losing your mind, I promise. There's no other way to say this. I'm you. I have to be quick. Attached to this message are detailed construction and operation plans for the Shepard Accelerator. I'm praying it helps your planet. I have the same hope for mine. I need to say two things that won't ...
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When the movie premiered on Netflix, the Netflix logo appeared before the Bad Robot logo at the start of the film. When the movie was released on DVD and Blu-Ray by Paramount Pictures, the Netflix logo was replaced by the Paramount logo which still runs before the Bad Robot logo. See more »
From a sci-fi fan: Disappointing, cheezy, average b-movie.
I love sci-fi. I LOVE it. So I've seen dozens of these average forgettable sci-fi b-movies. With this one it looks like they followed some sort of "generic sci-fi b-movie checklist". Let's get to the point:
-Generic b-movie plot.
-Generic physics mambo jambo that makes no sense.
-Generic crew. Generic characters making obvious mistakes (I mean, if a magnet is strongly and dangerously attracting metal objects, would you get close to look at the magnet? or would you look behind you for metal objects coming through??)
-Generic "we move power from system A to system B and that would fix everything!" plans.
-Generic "ok, to fix this part of the ship, someone has to die... I'll sacrifice myself for you guys, go! save yourselves!" altruism moments.
-Almost no character development. They try SO HARD (failing) to make us care about the main character, that when a generic crew member dies, you just don't even care.
-Has almost nothing to do with Cloverfield. And the "explanation" of why cloverfield happened it's just bland... I wish Cloverfield's explanation would still be a mistery.
I really wanted to like this, I really did. I loved Cloverfield and even 10 Cloverfield Lane, but this is just a flop.
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