Minority Report

20th Century Fox / DreamWorks Released 2002




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Steven Spielberg

In the near future, a system has been developed in Washington DC which allows authorities to see into the future in order to stop murders from happening before they can be committed. The best 'Pre-Cop' on duty is the troubled John Anderton, who prowls around dedicated because of a deep seated need to avenge the abduction and murder of his son. The Pre-Crime program is about to go national and must be inspected beforehand ' supervised by FBI agent Danny Witwer. It is during this, that Anderton himself is predicted to be on the verge of murder and must go on the lam to prove his innocence, Witwer and John's former teammates on his heels every step of the way.


Metacritic Score

  • 80

    Variety Todd McCarthy

    May be a shade too serious and contemplative to completely enchant the thrill-seeking masses, while simultaneously seeming too mainstream-minded and genre-bound to be entirely embr...

  • 70

    The New York Times A.O. Scott

    Though he can still deliver an amazing scare, Mr. Spielberg's interest now leans more toward exposition rather than the anticipatory. He is explaining the fun away.

  • 70

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    It's not the kind of work that wins awards, but without Cruise's intensity almost willing our interest in Spielberg's unrelentingly dark world, Minority Report wouldn't have nearly...

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    • Production Budget - $102,000,000
      Domestic Gross - $132,072,926 (17th)
      Worldwide Gross - $358,372,926 (10th)

      Domestic Adjusted for 2013 - $185,493,128
      Worldwide Adjusted for 2013 - $503,325,831

    • Other Production Companies:
      Cruise/Wagner Productions
      Blue Tulip Productions
      Ronald Shusett/Gary Goldman
      Amblin Entertainment

    • Filming locations incude:
      Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California
      Angelus Plaza, Downtown, Los Angeles, California
      Arlington, Virginia
      Beaverdam Park, Gloucester, Virginia
      Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, California
      El Dorado Hotel, Downtown, Los Angeles, California
      Hawthorne Plaza, Hawthorne, California
      Infinite Horizon Studios, Orlando, Florida
      Nuttall, Virginia
      Ronald Reagan Federal Building, Washington, District of Columbia
      20th Century Fox Studios, Century City, Los Angeles, California
      The Gap, Georgetown, Washington, District of Columbia
      Universal Studios, Universal City, California
      Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, Florida
      Ware Neck Marina, Ware Neck, Virginia
      Ware Neck Yacht Club, Ware Neck, Virginia
      Warner Brothers Burbank Studios, Burbank, California
      Willard InterContinental Hotel, Washington, District of Columbia

    • Taglines:
      1. You Can't Hide.
      2. Everybody Runs...
      3. Count to 3 and get ready to run...
      4. You can't hide. Get ready to run!
      5. Get Ready to RUN!
      6. Everybody Runs.
      7. The system is perfect until it comes after you.
      8. What would you do if you were accused of a murder, you had not committed... yet?
      9. The Future Can Be Seen. Murder Can be Prevented. The Guilty Punished Before the Crime is Committed. The System is Perfect. It's Never Wrong. Until It Comes After You.

    • Music:
      Symphony Nr. 7 h-Moll, D.759
      Written by Franz Schubert
      Conducted by Carlos Kleiber
      Performed by Wiener Philharmoniker
      Symphony No.6 in B Minor (Pathétique) Op. 74
      Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
      Conducted by Claudio Abbado
      Performed by Wiener Philharmoniker
      Pine and Oats
      Written by Guy Moon and Bob Kurtz
      The Ad-Mall
      Written and Performed by Paul Haslinger
      Menuet, Allegro ma non troppo
      Written by Joseph Haydn
      Performed by The Angeles String Quartet
      Bad Boys
      Written by Ian Lewis
      Performed by Inner Circle
      Written by Edgar De Lange, Duke Ellington, and Irving Mills
      Performed by Billie Holiday
      The Neuroflex
      Written, Produced and Performed by Paul Haslinger
      Moon River
      Music by Henry Mancini
      Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
      Performed by Henry Mancini & His Orchestra
      Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring)
      Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
      Sma Grodorna (Little Frogs)
      Performed by Caroline Lagerfelt

    • Academy Award Nominations:
      1. Sound Editing

      BAFTA Nominations:
      1. Special Effects


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corporate secrets, alternate history, Thrillers, Crime, corrupt politics