Children of Men

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón Terry Needham Terry Needham Alex Oakley Ceri Evans Liz West Beverly Winston Michael Michael Andrew McEwan Emma Horton
Genres: Drama, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
Production Company: Universal Pictures, Strike Entertainment, Hit & Run Productions,

Children of Men - The future's a thing of the past. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 19-09-2006
  • Runtime: 109 Minutes
  • Popularity: 17.63
  • Vote Count: 5,415
  • IMDB Rating: 7.6
  • Budget: USD 76,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 70,595,464
  • Region: United Kingdom ( GB ), United States of America ( US ),
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Photo Name Character
Clive Owen - Azwaad Movie Database Clive Owen Theo Faron
Julianne Moore - Azwaad Movie Database Julianne Moore Julian Taylor
Clare-Hope Ashitey - Azwaad Movie Database Clare-Hope Ashitey Kee
Michael Caine - Azwaad Movie Database Michael Caine Jasper Palmer
Chiwetel Ejiofor - Azwaad Movie Database Chiwetel Ejiofor Luke
Charlie Hunnam - Azwaad Movie Database Charlie Hunnam Patric
Pam Ferris - Azwaad Movie Database Pam Ferris Miriam
Danny Huston - Azwaad Movie Database Danny Huston Nigel
Peter Mullan - Azwaad Movie Database Peter Mullan Syd
Oana Pellea - Azwaad Movie Database Oana Pellea Marichka
Photo Name Department
Avy Kaufman-Production Avy Kaufman Production (Casting)
Iain Smith-Production Iain Smith Production (Producer)
Lucinda Syson-Production Lucinda Syson Production (Casting)
Jim Clay-Art Jim Clay Art (Production Design)
Kim McGarrity-Crew Kim McGarrity Crew (Stunts)
Richard Beggs-Sound Richard Beggs Sound (Sound Designer)
Richard Beggs-Sound Richard Beggs Sound (Supervising Sound Editor)
Tom Johnson-Sound Tom Johnson Sound (Sound Re-Recording Mixer)
Emmanuel Lubezki-Camera Emmanuel Lubezki Camera (Director of Photography)
Adam Kirley-Crew Adam Kirley Crew (Stunts)

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A strong premise and great cast prompted my interest, but the movie falls short of its promise. Clive Owens gives a great performance and a few of the scenes are remarkably memorable and resonant. However, there are very long stretches where the movie simply stagnates and the plot drifts away, especially towards the end. Overall, it's rather melancholy and despite the "action" scenes, not especially thrilling. If you like sci-fi movies set in dystopian futures, or are a big Clive Owen fan, you may still find it worth watching despite its flaws. An aside: One of the "extras" on the DVD has some heavily accented academic trilling at length about the movie's philosophical meaning. It's entertainingly over-the-top and almost unintelligible: jargon piled into a Dagwood sandwich of contradictory abstractions. Anyway, if you don't watch too much of it, its good for a laugh.

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Cuaron's masterpiece so far (including Gravity, which was gravely miscast). This film is: a) easily the best film of the decade of the 2000's; b) the finest dystopia film since 'A Clockwork Orange' and probably the best sci-fi since '2001: A Space Odyssey'; and c) all the evidence you need that Clive Owen should have been selected as James Bond in place of Daniel Craig. Heartily recommended to anyone interested in how great both science fiction and cinema can possibly be. You may be depressed with the state of both the world and mankind, after watching it, but you won't be disappointed in the possibilities of cinema.

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Shreyance Parakh

**Thought provoking piece of art !!** **CHILDREN OF MEN**....How a baby's cry can make the whole world stop, the bullets stop flying in a war, people forget all their pain, the only thing that matters is how to make that precious gift of god smile again..The movie depicts it beautifully! When the world is falling apart, coming to its end, how a THEO does things that he otherwise would have not done for anything or anybody else...It doesn't seems practical that how at every point of time there is somebody to see them sail through, but that is all LIFE is about...HOPE...There's a THEO in everyone of us...It's in our choose, THEO or Luke...The world will surely end someday but till then we must all protect the CHILDREN OF MEN, protect the world...Do our bit for the mother earth..!! **P.S. - loved the laughter of the babies in the end!!** Scenes I LOVED - 1. When Julian was shot. 2. When Theo thought Jasper was dead. 3. When Dylan was born. 4. When Theo said to Luke "It's a GIRL" 5. When Marichka expressed she isn't coming. There may be more, but these are all I remembered. Michael Caine was adorable as always, Julianne Moore was pretty, Clive Owen was perfect, Kee was sweet, Miriam was, don't know, heart !

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