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The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 4 February 2018 (USA)
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Orbiting a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis, and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

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Julius Onah

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Oren Uziel (screenplay by), Oren Uziel (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gugu Mbatha-Raw ... Hamilton
David Oyelowo ... Kiel
Daniel Brühl ... Schmidt
John Ortiz ... Monk
Chris O'Dowd ... Mundy
Aksel Hennie ... Volkov
Ziyi Zhang ... Tam
Elizabeth Debicki ... Jensen
Roger Davies ... Michael
Clover Nee Clover Nee ... Molly
Jordan Rivera Jordan Rivera ... Ayana Age 7
Michael Stokes III Michael Stokes III ... Isaac Age 7
Celeste Clark ... Ayana Age 4
Nathan Oliver ... Isaac Age 4
Donal Logue ... Mark Stambler
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Storyline

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

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The future unleashed every thing.


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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action, violence, disturbing images and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

4 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

God Particle See more »

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Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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This film was originally titled "God Particle". See more »

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Characters regularly refer to an urgent power crisis on Earth. For example, Hamilton talks about how she installed an illegal power cell so that her children would have lights at night. Yet everyone on Earth is shown to be using energy at current day levels: they drive cars, have cellphones, watch broadcast television and use the internet. See more »

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Kiel: Can you install Tam's algorithm?
Jensen: Yes. But I want all of Schmidt's work.
Schmidt: What?
Kiel: Done.
Schmidt: Kiel.
Kiel: Once we get the Shepard operational, we give her your work, we put her on an escape pod and we send her home with the specs. What do you need?
Jensen: Power. Parts of the core are irreparably damaged. What's left isn't sufficient to fire.
Kiel: How much?
Jensen: I'd like 210 kilowatts for at least eight seconds. Possibly as much as 12.
Mundy: And I'd like to take a bath with identical twins in a tub of Rocky Road.
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Decent Film, but certainly not as good as Cloverfield or 10 Cloverfield Lane
21 March 2018 | by AB_ExosphereSee all my reviews

I don't understand what's wrong with majority of the people here saying this movie sucks, because it doesn't. Yeah the plot is nowhere near as strong as the first two films but come on guys, if you think this movie is bad then clearly you guys have no idea what a bad film looks like.

The problem with this film is that it added certain concepts that just made more questions that need to be answered in future films which was unnecessary and the Cloverfield monster did not make enough appearances throughout the film.

10 Cloverfield Lane on the other hand perfectly answered certain easter eggs from Cloverfield which is why it worked out. However, this third film made it harder for me to wrap my head around the Cloverfield Universe. Who knows? Maybe the 4th film later this year will answer our questions about The Cloverfield Paradox.

So overall, I'd say it's a decent film but it's slower and not written as good as the first two. Expect it to be the weakest out of the 3.

Cloverfield: I'd give a 9.1/10

10 Cloverfield Lane: I would give a 9/10 (Just a tad lower than the original film)

The Cloverfield Paradox: I'd rank this as low as a 7/10 (Not a bad film, but certainly not great)


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