Starring: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Clémence Poésy, Michael Caine, Kenneth Branagh
Action thriller written and directed by Christopher Nolan. Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist (John David Washington) journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.
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We’ll add the best quotes once we’ve had a chance to watch the movie, but for now here’s a small selection.
Our Favorite Quote:'Don’t try to understand it. Feel it.' - (Tenet) Click To Tweet
Man #1: We all believe we’d run into the burning building. But until we feel that heat, we can never know. You do.
Man #1: You chose to die instead of giving up your colleagues.
Man #1: That test you passed, not everybody does.
Man #1: Welcome to the afterlife.
Man #1: All I have for you is a word. Tenet. It’ll open the right doors, some of the wrong ones too. Use it carefully.
Man #1: Your duty transcends national interests. This is about survival.
Man #2: To do what I do, I need some idea of the threat we face.
Woman #1: As I understand it, we’re trying to prevent World War Three.
Man #2: I’m not seeing Armageddon here. Nuclear holocaust?
Woman #1: No. Something worse.
Woman #1: Aim it and pull the trigger.
[the man aims the gun and starts shooting]
Woman #1: You’re not shooting the bullet. You’re catching it.
Man #2: Woh.
Woman #1: It’s inverted. Someone’s manufacturing them in the future.
Woman #1: Don’t try to understand it. Feel it.
Man #3: Why did you bring me in?
Man #2: Do you really want to know?
Man #2: He can communicate with the future.
Man #3: Time travel?
Man #2: No. Inversion.
Man #3: Well, I’ve seen too much.
Man #2: Well, we’ll try and keep up.
Man #4: I gather you have an interest in a certain Russian national.
Woman #2: You have to start looking at the world in a new way.
Man #3: What the hell happened here?
Man #2: It hasn’t happened yet.
Man #2: You want to crash a plane?
Man #3: Well, not from the air. Don’t be so dramatic.
Man #2: Well, how big a plane?
Man #3: That part is a little dramatic.
Man #5: It seems bold.
Man #2: “Bold” I’m fine with. I thought you were going to say “nuts”.
Russian Soldier: This is where our worlds collide.
Russian Terrorist: How would you like to die?
Man #2: Old.
Russian Terrorist: You chose the wrong profession.
Woman #3: [screams] Hurry up!
Woman #2: There are people in the future who need us, who need Tenet.
Man #3: We need to save them, here and now.
Man #2: This reversing the flow of time, doesn’t us being here now, mean it never happened?
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