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(DVD - 2013)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Jack Harper is the lone security repairman stationed on a desolate, nearly ruined future Earth. When he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft, her arrival triggers a nonstop chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows, and leaves humanity's fate in his hands.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2013]
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE O
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (2 hr., 5 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
laser optical, NTSC
video file, DVD video, Region 1, rda


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Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko

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Dec 16, 2014
  • Vreeah_Nuw rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Weak SciFi w/ holes, just another excuse to showcase well-known actors...pretty good scenery though.

Sep 10, 2014
  • Reynold_Nugter rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I would have rated this movie higher if it had not been so confusing. A very convoluted plot. It could have been so much better.

Aug 04, 2014
  • 3reading4stem2011 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This Movie is based on a Graphic novel. It is a lot better than it's trailer can suggest.

Jul 18, 2014
  • joywolf83 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

As "foou" brought out this is just like movie Moon. They just throw in some ladies for friction and romance. Beautifully shot, however its incredibly slow paced. If you're good with a movie taking an hour to get to the good part, then you'll enjoy.

Jul 16, 2014
  • Quimeras rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Without a doubt, the cinematography is impressive. However, the desolation created here makes the movie drag a bit. It is not until the second half, when new characters are finally introduced, that “Oblivion” moves along at a better pace.

Jun 24, 2014
  • jessadam2 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I love this movie. tom is always in really well filmed Sci Fi films.

May 30, 2014
  • akirakato rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This is a 2013 SF film based on Joseph Kosinski's unpublished graphic novel of the same name.
Its visual effects are superb, but the story seems immature and underdeveloped.
This DVD contains three short documentaries ("Destiny", "Illusion", and "Harmony") that show how this movie was made.
These documentaries look much better than the feature.
I'm quite impressed.

May 23, 2014
  • 1_critic rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

So sad when "stars" like Cruise continue to take on roles that are meant for someone 30 years their junior.

May 05, 2014
  • Troy_10 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

The special effects are great in this movie. The set design and the efforts that they went to to create a sense of realism is commendable. Traveling to various global sites to get original shots does add to the overall feeling. If you watch the extras on the dvd you will appreciate the lengths they went to to create this film. I did find the plot a little thin aside from the one twist. This is not really a feel good movie. When it is over you are kind of glad. Tom does a fine job with all action sequences. Give it two stars.

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Dec 22, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

Dec 22, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

“Those who would trade liberty for security deserve neither.”-Ben Franklin

Nov 11, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Jack Harper: "...If we have souls, they are made of the love we share. Undimmed by time... unbound by death."

Sep 26, 2013
  • jimg2000 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Jack Harper: How can man die better: than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods.

Sep 26, 2013
  • jimg2000 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Jack Harper: 60 years ago, Earth was attacked. We won the war, but they destroyed half the planet. Everyone's been evacuated. Nothing human remains. We're here for drone repair. We're the "mop-up crew".


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Nov 06, 2013
  • white_deer_55 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

white_deer_55 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 18 and 61


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