In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
One of the few remaining drone repairmen assigned to Earth, its surface devastated after decades of war with the alien Scavs, discovers a crashed spacecraft with contents that bring into question everything he believed about the war, and may even put the fate of mankind in his hands. Written by
The Oblivion project originated as an eight-page treatment written by Joseph Kosinski, which was pitched in 2007 to Barry Levine and Jesse Berger at Radical Publishing, as a graphic novel. The project was subsequently developed into an illustrated novella released to coincide with the film release. See more »
When Julia first awakens from the Delta sleep, she is wearing a light white dress. Later, when she leaves the tower with Jack to recover the flight recorder, she's wearing the NASA flight suit and boots. See more »
Earth, before the war. New York, before I was born. A place I've only seen pictures of. I know you... But we've never met. I'm with you... But I don't know your name. I know I'm dreaming. But it feels like more than that. It feels like a memory. How can that be?
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During the opening scene, behind the Universal logo, Earth is shown destroyed by war and the natural disasters mentioned in the film. See more »
The most sci-fi enjoyment I have had for a long time.
Oblivion The most sci-fi enjoyment I have had for a long time. Elegant, internally consistent with an incredible of attention to detail. The story was compelling and very well thought out. The masses may not like this movie much . but there are quite a few aspects of movie artistry brought together in one package. The blending of cgi and live was superb. The acting fit close to perfectly. The cinematography was excellent.
It would have been interesting if the "villain" side of the story could have been developed more.
The twists are fairly obvious, but they are developed in such a compelling way that it doesn't really matter.
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