Tenet (2020)

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Directed By Christopher Nolan Christopher Nolan Starring John David Washington John David Washington  •  Robert Pattinson Robert Pattinson  •  Elizabeth Debicki Elizabeth Debicki  •  Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Branagh  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson Aaron Taylor-Johnson Genres Action Thriller  •  Action  •  Glamorized Spy Film  •  Sci-Fi Action  •  Science Fiction  •  Spy Film  •  Thriller  •  Time Travel Film Studios &
Golden Globe Nominated  •  Academy Award Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Production Design Nominated
Release Info 2020-08-22T00:00:00Z August 22, 2020
Color  •  150 minutes PG13 Rated PG13
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eaglesflyhigh on 8/31/2020 Reply  · 

Another mindblowing film from Nolan that REQUIRES multiple viewings. Lacks the same emotional connection and character depth as Inception, Dark Knight and Interstellar, but its well-crafted plot and perfect pacing makes Tenet one of the greatest spy movies.

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TommyDoyle2016 on 8/31/2020 Reply  · 

Yay, another complex film just for the purpose of being complex. Take note: complex, not deep. Of course the fans of this will say you didn't understand it if you don't like it.

Don't get me wrong, I dig Nolan and I want to watch this, but a part of his fandom is cancer.

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TheFireRises on 8/31/2020 Reply  · 

Solid and good movie. It's not as good as Inception but still fun and action packed. Can't wait for the Blue-Ray disc to be released. I feel multiple watches would improve the story and understanding it.

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UberLives on 9/5/2020 Reply  · 

Man, is Nolan on a losing streak. Bad babbling efforts one after another. Put anyone else's name on his recent duds and release them shot for shot and they would have been trashed by the critics. This reminds me of M Night Shyamalan's skid down the drain.

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TheFireRises on 9/8/2020 Reply  · 

And then you woke up. How about the latest Marvel film?

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CaptMarvelous on 9/6/2020 Reply  · 

Textbook proof that Nolanzombies praise anything he does even the disappointing garbage.

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Eagleskywalker87 on 9/7/2020 Reply  · 

I wouldn't say that's so. Many people are saying it's disappointing- but that doesn't translate to "bad". I can admit that it's flawed and maybe a little rushed but it's damn well made and the concepts are very imaginative. Nolan is one of my favourite directors and sure his films aren't always perfect (except Memento, Memento is perfect) but nearly all of them engage and excite me on some level! This is no exception!

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TheFireRises on 9/8/2020 Reply  · 

You're talking to the biggest Marvel-zombie on this site. Delusional enough to vote for Iron Man 2 and Last Stand over TDK and TDKR.

You should stop using sock accounts, Yellowjacket.

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Kersey475 on 9/9/2020 Reply  · 

A more sterile 007 by way of Inception. Has great pacing, but at the price of characterization due to the lean story.

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JoeJoe1 on 9/10/2020 Reply  · 

Tenet is just so bad. I'm kind of stunned at how bad it turned out. So pretentious and so full of itself that it's nonsensical.

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hambone88 on 9/13/2020 Reply  · 

I think people would have like this movie more if it was marketed as Christopher Nolan making a spy movie. I thought the movie was easy to follow after the first act. But the sound mixing was a bit of a problem in the Cinemark XD theater I watched it in, mostly during dialogue heavy scenes.

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noobpb17 on 9/17/2020 Reply  · 

this might as well be one of nolan's not-excellent movies

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Fontinella on 9/18/2020 Reply  · 

One of the worst movies of the year in a year that will forever be known as THE YEAR OF CRAP FILMS. That says a lot.

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TheFireRises on 10/16/2020 Reply  · 

Marvel socks, again?

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Poopasaurus on 10/5/2020 Reply  · 

Did Nolan kill cinema with his Tenent flop? Honestly, he pooped the bed so bad that all studios are now pulling movies and won't release anything before 2021. If Tenent wasn't crap, maybe word of mouth would have gotten butts in newly opened seats. Don't blame covid fear, blame a BAD movie.

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TheFireRises on 10/16/2020 Reply  · 

It's a well made and enterteining film. 7/10.

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meghpinkbabu on 10/24/2020 Reply  · 

Awful movie

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missing_no on 12/27/2020 Reply  · 

It's a rare misstep for Nolan. One of the only of his movies that thinks it's smarter than it is, loses sight of it's pretentious concepts. But more than anything it lacks any kind of character or emotion. It's a robotic, cold, dead script played out amongst amazing innovative action set pieces.

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ChrisFilm85 on 7/15/2021 Reply  · 

Completely agree

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RussIsHere on 2/12/2021 Reply  · 

Do I understand most of this film? Nope. Did I enjoy myself anyways. Yes I did

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Andrew784 on 5/5/2021 Reply  · 

Its a nice looking film but it felt like thats all it wanted to be. Didn't have good acting or a story worth telling 150min.

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ChrisFilm85 on 5/24/2021 Reply  · 

Top 10 most disappointed things of 2020;
2. Something, I kinda forgot what it's called...
1. This film.

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PiccoloKing on 8/25/2021 Reply  · 

Can't help but feel that the disappointment of Tenet had something to do with SquareMaster leaving this site. And that I do not forgive...

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JRM on 8/26/2021 Reply  · 

As a huge Nolan fan, I thought this was a convoluted mess.

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noobpb17 on 8/27/2021 Reply  · 

i still liked this movie. it isn't his best but it's still a great movie imo

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