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Project Almanac (2015)

PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 30 January 2015 (USA)
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A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.

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Dean Israelite

Writers:

Jason Pagan (as Jason Harry Pagan), Andrew Deutschman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonny Weston ... David Raskin
Sofia Black-D'Elia ... Jessie Pierce
Sam Lerner ... Quinn Goldberg
Allen Evangelista ... Adam Le
Virginia Gardner ... Christina Raskin
Amy Landecker ... Kathy Raskin
Gary Weeks ... Ben Raskin
Macsen Lintz ... David, Age 7
Gary Grubbs ... Dr. Lou
Michelle DeFraites ... Sarah Nathan
Curry Stone Curry Stone ... Male Student
Jamila Thompson Jamila Thompson ... Marina
Katie Garfield ... Liv
Hillary Harley Hillary Harley ... Blonde
Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers ... Jess' Friend
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Storyline

As a group of friends discover plans for a time machine, they build it and use it to fix their problems and for personal gain. But as their future falls apart with disasters, and they come to realize the irreversible ripple effects caused by their time travels, they must decide to fix this once and for all.

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To fix the past, would you risk your future? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cinema One See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,310,252, 1 February 2015

Gross USA:

$22,348,241

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,213,241
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In a scene in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, you can see Project Almanac being advertised in the background. Both movies are produced by Michael Bay. See more »

Goofs

When Adam is testing the backpack camera in the mirror, he turns to walk away in one direction, but the camera view rotates in the opposite direction. See more »

Quotes

David Raskin: We didn't invent time travel. We just put it together with the instructions.
Quinn Goldberg: You make it sound like we got it at Ikea.
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Connections

References Doctor Who (1963) See more »

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Requiem
Written and Performed by Mark Sixma
Courtesy of Armada Music B.V.
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Good film ruined by disastrous camera work.
21 February 2015 | by cken29See all my reviews

I'm not going to include any spoilers. I enjoyed the story and found the cast appealing. It was an interesting idea with some good special effects. There were a couple of plot holes but there were also some funny nods to movies such as Back to the Future which I enjoyed. You remember the scene where Doc Brown is trying to get two electric cables to connect?

It reminded me a lot of the superb low-budget 'Primer' which covers some of the same ground. In that movie, some geekie guys accidentally discover time-travel and have to decide what to do with it. Also, Almanac had some good jokes, which many movies seem to leave out.

Seriously, did you see any jokes in Man of Steel? Sadly the shocking camera work ruined the whole experience.All the jumping about, whirling, juddering and flicking etc. It just made me feel ill.


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