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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.

Director:

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 ... 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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Official Sites:

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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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Each cast member learned their lines in 5 days. See more »

Goofs

The 2nd time Daivd goes to Lollapalooza, while talking with the girl his backpack keeps disappearing and appearing. I assume it's because they used the footage from the first time they've been to Lollapalooza. See more »

Quotes

David Raskin: I got my wallet. Never mind. I thought it was...
Jessie Pierce: You thought it was on my side of the car?
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Connections

Referenced in On Cinema: 'Welcome to Yesterday' and 'Non-Stop' (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Born To Rage
Written by Stefan Engblom & Olle Corneer
Performed by Dada Life
Courtesy of Universal International Music, B.V./Capitol Records, LLC
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Great found footage
3 February 2015 | by layerzcookieSee all my reviews

Found footage movies are often pretty predictable and sketchy, but project almanac isn't. Unlike other movies of this genre, the pace is kinda slow, which is appropriate for the story. When you build a time travel machine, it is normal that it takes multiple attempts before it works. Even though sometimes you may wonder why the characters are still filming their journey, it's not disturbing enough to prevent you from focusing on the plot, which is a good thing. There's also a good love story and some funny moments, in addition to a breath taking last act. I'd compare it to the Canadian movie Chronicles.

Overall you'll have a great time watching this movie, even more if you are familiar with this genre.


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