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Rated PG-13 · 93 minutes · 2011

Action, Science fiction, Thriller
Jake Gyllenhaal spends Source Code in two places. His character being kept alive as part of a military experiment: The government can access one tiny part of his mind that hasn’t died, and has placed him on a mission to find the bomber of a commuter train in Chicago. That’s the first location. The second is inside his mind, and within that, inside the memories of a man on that train, as he tries to track down the domestic terrorist who blew it up. It’s not an easy concept to grasp, but director Duncan Jones (from a script by Ben Ripley) boils it down into a thoroughly Hollywood kind of thriller—in the best possible way. There’s good action, a few laughs, a slight love interest and a solid performance by the leading man. You come away thinking the director, making just his second feature film, sure did make it look easy.


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Official Site: www.enterthesourcecode.com
Director: Duncan Jones
Producer: Mark Gordon, Philippe Rousselet, Jordan Wynn, Hawk Koch, Jeb Brody and Fabrice Gianfermi
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright, Brent Skagford, Cas Anvar, Russell Peters, Michael Arden, Craig Thomas, Gordon Masten, Susan Bain, Paula Jean Hixson, Lincoln Ward and Scott Bakula

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The Coast Halifax Code breaker Sci-fi helmer Duncan Jones confirms his status as a fantasy auteur with his time-twisting feature Source Code. by Matt Semansky 04/07/2011
Colorado Springs Independent Opening this week Hop, Jane Eyre, Source Code 03/31/2011
Boise Weekly The Projector: Movies opening Friday, April 1 Jake Gyllenhaal as a military man, a Los Angeles-based tale of Jane Austen and a cartoon bunny terrorizing James Marsden just in time for Easter. No foolin', it's all at the movies. by James Ady 04/01/2011
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The Coast Halifax Source Code executes Duncan Jones's new sci fi leaves long-lasting intellectual residue by Matt Semansky 04/01/2011
East Bay Express Source Code Soldier Jake Gyllenhaal draws extra duty in a fireball-filled sci-fi thriller. by Kelly Vance 03/30/2011
Style Weekly Crazy Train "Source Code" is a programmatic but entertaining thriller. by Wayne Melton 04/12/2011
Colorado Springs Independent Time bomb: Source Code It's like Groundhog Day without the humanist philosophy, or one of those Choose Your Own Adventure books. by MaryAnn Johanson 03/31/2011

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