Edge of Tomorrow

(2014)

The epic action of “Edge of Tomorrow” unfolds in a near future in which an alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world. Major William Cage (Tom Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop—forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again…and again. But with each battle, Cage becomes able to engage the adversaries with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Emily Blunt). And, as Cage and Rita take the fight to the aliens, each repeated encounter gets them one step closer to defeating the enemy.

‘Edge of Tomorrow 2’ Is Possible Says Tom Cruise

‘Edge of Tomorrow 2’ Is Possible Says Tom Cruise

Edge of Tomorrow is based on a manga novel entitled All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka, who revealed earlier this year that he is actually writing a graphic novel sequel. It isn't known when that would be ready for publication, but if the movie sequel moves forward, it may be based on Tom Cruise's idea, and not the manga sequel. Tom Cruise wouldn't say how Christopher McQuarrie and Doug Liman reacted to the actor's pitch, or if they would be willing to come back to write and direct the movie sequel.

Edge of Tomorrow is set in the future, where a war has been unfolding between humans and an invading alien race. Tom Cruise plays Major William Cage, an officer who has never seen a day of combat and is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop-forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again and again. Emily Blunt plays Special Forces soldier Rita Vrataski, who helps Cage become a better soldier as they try to win this seemingly never-ending war. The supporting cast includes Brendan Gleeson, Bill Paxton, Jonas Armstrong, Dragomir Mrsic and Charlotte Riley.

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‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Blu-ray and DVD Releases October 9th

‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Blu-ray and DVD Releases October 9th

Live, Die, Repeat when Edge of Tomorrow arrives onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on October 7 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Directed by Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Mr. and Mrs. Smith), Edge of Tomorrow stars Oscar nominee Tom Cruise (Born on the 4th of July, Jerry Maguire, Magnolia) and Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada, The Adjustment Bureau).

Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' sci-fi thriller Edge of Tomorrow was directed by Liman from a screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and Jez Butterworth & Jez Butterworth, and based on the novel entitled "All You Need is Kill" by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. Edge of Tomorrow is the first motion picture to be shot at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden.

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‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Writer Reveals Alternate Ending and Discarded Plot Twists

‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Writer Reveals Alternate Ending and Discarded Plot Twists

Edge of Tomorrow has been hailed by the critics as one of the best movies of the year thus far, although the sci-fi thriller starring Tom Cruise hasn't exactly been setting the box office on fire, at least stateside. The film has only taken in $86.4 million domestically, but it has performed well overseas, with a healthy $320.9 worldwide take from a $178 million production budget. Of course, no one knows why exactly the movie isn't faring as well as many would hope, but it's possible that the controversial ending could have affected the box office receipts. However, according to screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie the ending was originally much, much more complex. Of course, if you haven't seen Edge of Tomorrow yet, there will be spoilers below, so read on at your own risk.

The writer is referring to the many fans who thought Bill Cage should have actually died at the end, after "dying" over and over again at the time loop. But, after absorbing the Omega's blood, the seemingly-dead Bill came back to life, regaining the Omega's resetting ability, waking up on the helicopter ride before the whole ordeal begins, while becoming a changed man in the process.

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BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS: Can ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Conquer ‘Maleficent’?

BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS: Can ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Conquer ‘Maleficent’?

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GIVEAWAY: Win Futuristic Prizes from ‘Edge of Tomorrow’!

GIVEAWAY: Win Futuristic Prizes from ‘Edge of Tomorrow’!

Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt are on a mission to save earth from a marauding band of evil aliens in the sci-fi thriller Edge of Tomorrow, from Warner Bros. Pictures. To celebrate this suspenseful, action-packed thrill ride into the future, we're giving away a ton of super cool prizes that you don't want to miss out on. Inexplicably thrown into a time loop, two soldiers are forced to relive an unrelenting alien assault on planet earth again, again and again...Hoping that each repeated encounter will get them one step closer to defeating the enemy. You can join in the fun with a black backpack for your very own mission, a Bluetooth speaker, a survival radio and flashlight, a portable battery charger, and a whole lot more. Don't let this chance slip away...Unlike Tom Cruise's Major William Cage, you won't get a second chance! Read on to find out how you can enter to win today!

This film has been rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and brief suggestive material.

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2 More ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Extended TV Spots

2 More ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Extended TV Spots

Two more Edge of Tomorrow extended TV spots offer up plenty of enticing new footage from the Doug Liman directed sci-fi thriller. Major William Cage and fierce battlefield warrior Rita Vrataski take a peaceful ride through the country that quickly turns deadly. Watch as Tom Cruise's mission comes into dead focus under the tutelage of Emily Blunt. The two soldiers are attempting to master a piece of alien technology that is capable of resetting the day, a method which will be used to win a war against this evil race looking to decimate the planet.

Edge of Tomorrow was released June 6th, 2014.

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‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Extended TV Spot

‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Extended TV Spot

An untested soldier discovers a way to reset the day using advanced alien technology in the sci-fi thriller ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ starring Tom Cruise.
Final ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Trailer with Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt

Final ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Trailer with Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt

Major William Cage discovers a fellow solider is also stuck in a time loop, helping to save her from a horrific death in the sci-fi thriller ‘Edge of Tomorrow’.