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Mortal Engines (2018)

Action Sci-Fi
128 min.
Release Date
December 14, 2018
DVD Release Date
March 12, 2019 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
128 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for sequences of futuristic violence and action

Thousands of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, humankind has adapted and a new way of living has evolved. Gigantic moving cities now roam the Earth, ruthlessly preying upon smaller traction towns. Tom Natsworthy (Robert Sheehan)—who hails from a Lower Tier of the great traction city of London—finds himself fighting for his own survival after he encounters the dangerous fugitive Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar). Two opposites, whose paths should never have crossed,... Full synopsis »

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Capsule Review: Having made only $15 million domestically against a $100 million budget, Mortal Engines was one of the bigger flops of 2018, and understandably so: set in a dystopian future where cities roll around on wheels and gobble up smaller moving communities (it’s never explained why these cities roll around) and featuring a largely unrecognizable cast, the Peter Jackson-produced action film just never stood much of a chance. Full movie review »
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