Edge of tomorrow

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Tom Cruise stars as a futuristic soldier who is killed during a battle with alien invaders, and lives out the last day of his life over and over again in director Doug Liman's adaptation of the popular Manga All You Need is Kill. In the not-too-distant future, a ferocious race of aliens dubbed "Mimics" have descended from the stars to stake their claim on Earth. Five years after arriving, they're poised to claim Europe. Because the extraterrestrial invaders prove unusually proficient in responding to mankind's typical combat strategies, the military begins outfitting its soldiers with weaponized bionic suits that increase strength, speed, and agility. Meanwhile, the military is certain that, by conducting a surprise assault on the west coast of France, they can catch the enemy off guard and defeat them. With victory in sight, General Brigham (Brendan Gleeson) tasks Major William Cage (Cruise) with heading to the front lines and selling the war to the general public. Cage, however, is wary of the assignment due to his noted lack of combat experience, and unsuccessfully attempts to blackmail Brigham. Subsequently awakening at Heathrow Airport, Cage is greeted by Master Sergeant Farrell Bartolome (Bill Paxton), who introduces the sniveling major to his new unit, J-Squad, as a deserter and a con artist. The next day, as J-Squad prepare to make the drop and attack the enemy, they are ambushed. Somehow, the aliens knew they were coming, and almost as soon as Cage lands on the beach, he is killed during a fight with a Mimic. Much to his shock, he awakens right back at Heathrow Airport, where the entire scenario begins to play out all over again. Desperate to break the cycle when it continues ad nauseam, Cage seeks the help of Special Forces soldier Rita Vrataski (Emily Blunt), whose victories on the battlefield have turned her into a high-profile symbol of human strength and endurance. Eventually, thanks to repeated efforts, he manages to convince Vrataski that he is reliving the same day time and again, and after conferring with brilliant but disgraced scientist Dr. Carter (Noah Taylor), the trio devise a plan to use his unique situation to gain the upper hand over an enemy seemingly able to predict mankind's every move. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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Beck, Christophe, 1972-
Beebe, Dion,
Blunt, Emily,
Butterworth, Jez,
Butterworth, John-Henry, 1976-
Cruise, Tom, 1962-
Gleeson, Brendan,
Gurry, Kick,
Herbert, James,
Hoffs, Jason,
Jacobs, Gregory,
Jennings, Laura,
Lassally, Tom,
Liman, Doug,
McQuarrie, Christopher,
Paxton, Bill,
Sakurazaka, Hiroshi, 1970-
Silver, Jeffrey (Producer),
Stoff, Erwin,
Taylor, Noah,
Way, Tony, 1978-
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RatPac-Dune Entertainment (Firm),production company.
Sakurazaka, Hiroshi,1970-Ōru yū nīdo izu kiru.
Silver, Jeffrey(Producer),producer.
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Taylor, Noah,actor.
VIZ Media,production company.
Village Roadshow Pictures,film distributor.
Village Roadshow Pictures,production company.
Village Roadshow Pictures.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
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Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ),production company.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm),film distributor.
Way, Tony,1978-actor.
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title_displayEdge of tomorrow
title_fullEdge of tomorrow / Warner Bros. Pictures in association with Village Roadshow Pictures ; screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth ; produced by Erwin Stoff ... [and 4 others] ; directed by Doug Liman
Edge of tomorrow / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; in association with Village Roadshow Pictures ; in association with Ratpac-Dune Entertainment ; a 3 Arts Production in association with Viz Productions, LLC ; produced by Erwin Stoff, Tom Lassally, Jeffrey Silver, Gregory Jacobs, Jason Hoffs ; screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and Jez Butterworth & John Henry Butterworth ; directed by Doug Liman
Edge of tomorrow / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Village Roadshow Pictures ; a 3 Arts production in association with VIZ Productions, LLC ; screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth ; produced by Erwin Stoff, Tom Lassally, Jeffrey Silver, Gregory Jacobs, Jason Hoffs ; directed by Doug Liman
Edge of tomorrow [3D BLU-RAY] directed by Doug Liman ; screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth ; produced by Erwin Stoff ... [and others] ; a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation in association with Village Roadshow Pictures ; a 3 Arts production
title_shortEdge of tomorrow
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Combat
Extraterrestrial beings
Human-alien encounters
Sakurazaka, Hiroshi
Time travel
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