Starring: Robert Sheehan, Hera Hilmar, Hugo Weaving, Jihae, Leila George, Ronan Raftery, Stephen Lang, Patrick Malahide, Colin Salmon, Regé-Jean Page
Sci-fi action adventure directed by Christian Rivers and written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson. Set in a post-apocalyptic world, in which 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, forge an unlikely alliance that is destined to change the course of the future.
Woman: What is that?
Hester Shaw: That is London.
Shrike: [voice over] Sixty minutes is all it took to bring humanity to the very brink of extinction. Mankind mobilized, a new age arose. The age of the great predator cities, survival of the fastest .
Tom Natsworthy: Hey, watch out!
Hester Shaw: Valentine, this is for my mother.
[she stabs him]
[Tom chases after Hester after she tries to kill Valentine]
Hester Shaw: Ask him why he murdered my mother.
[she lets go of Tom’s hand an falls into the pit]
Tom Natsworthy: No!
Thaddeus Valentine: I’m sorry to had to hear that.
[suddenly he pushes Tom into the pit by kicking him]
Thaddeus Valentine: Hester Shaw. She won’t stop until I’m dead.
Dr. Twix: Unless you kill her first.
Thaddeus Valentine: I want them found!
Anna Fang: [to Hester] I’ve been looking for you for a long time. Your mother, she said she had found something dangerous. She was afraid of Valentine, of what he might do. She said that you could stop him.
Thaddeus Valentine: The man who controls this, controls the world.
Tom Natsworthy: This weapon can wipe out the largest city in the blink of an eye.
Hester Shaw: Not if we shut it down.
Thaddeus Valentine: Nothing can stand in the face of this.
Anna Fang: We have to stop London before it destroys us.
Anna Fang: Are you sure you want to do this? Once we go in, there’s no going back.
Hester Shaw: I have to.
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