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  • RELEASED: 2002
  • RUNTIME: 145 mins
  • WRITTEN BY: Scott Frank, Jon Cohen
  • DIRECTED BY: Steven Spielberg
  • STARRING: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow, Peter Stormare, Tim Blake Nelson, Kathryn Morris

Minus the twist at the end, this is a brilliant, inventive, exciting and poignant sci-fi film with one of Tom Cruise’s best performances. The way that Spielberg injects his sentimentality to develop Anderton as a character works so well. Character development 101 right there.

“If you don’t want your kids to see terror, don’t bring them near me”.