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3.2
1,720 Ratings

Edge of Tomorrow

Directed by Doug Liman
United States, 2014
Action, Sci-Fi

Synopsis

A soldier fighting in a war with aliens finds himself caught in a time loop of his last day in the battle, though he becomes better skilled along the way.

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Edge of Tomorrow Directed by Doug Liman

Awards & Festivals

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2014 | Nominee: Best Editing

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2015 | Nominee: British Actress of the Year

Hugo Awards

2015 | Nominee: Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form

Empire Awards

2015 | Nominee: Best Actress

Edge of Tomorrow vanished from theaters about as quickly and unceremoniously as it arrived, and it wasn’t until its home video debut last month that I had the chance to have a look. I’m very glad I did. This is a sprightly, buoyant blockbuster, deftly realized and frightfully clever.
December 15, 2014
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Liman isn’t simply rejecting such modes of filmmaking, but he’s disinterested in detail-oriented world-building, where formative, driving character motivations are an end in themselves. He uses the film’s premise against itself, wearing down any sense of expository propulsion by whittling Cage’s plight to an affective, existential joie de vivre, where the prospect of death is, paradoxically, the prospect of life.
October 06, 2014
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Never before in any film had I experienced a real fear of death as I did in “Edge of Tomorrow.” Just when the film had coerced you into a familiar rhythm, you are ripped away from it, and thrust, like Cage himself, into an unknown experience — something nearly unheard of at the multiplex these days.
July 01, 2014
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