History Film / TomorrowWhenTheWarBegan

7th Jun '15 2:44:39 AM Cindylover1969
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* FakeNationality: English actress Rachel Hurd-Wood plays Corrie.



* StillbornFranchise: Although the highest-grossing domestic movie of its year in Australia, it still didn't make its A$27 million budget back - and it completely bombed internationally, so adaptations of the other six books in the series are pretty much out of the question.
* TheStoner: Chris

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* StillbornFranchise: Although the highest-grossing domestic movie of its year in Australia, it still didn't make its A$27 million budget back - and it completely bombed internationally, so adaptations of the other six books in the series are pretty much out of the question.
* TheStoner: ChrisChris.
2nd Mar '15 4:07:26 PM TheLyniezian
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* YellowPeril: The invaders, though belonging to no obvious country, appear to be Asian in origin.

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* YellowPeril: The invaders, though belonging to no obvious country, country (in fact a coalition in the movie), appear to be Asian in origin.origin. Probably justified, despite any UnfortunateImplications, given the proximity of Australia to East Asia and thus the likely source of any invasion.
2nd Mar '15 4:02:42 PM TheLyniezian
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* YellowPeril

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* YellowPerilYellowPeril: The invaders, though belonging to no obvious country, appear to be Asian in origin.
23rd Dec '14 1:24:48 PM Cindylover1969
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* FakeNationality: English actress Rachel Hurd-Wood plays Corrie.


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* StillbornFranchise: Although the highest-grossing domestic movie of its year in Australia, it still didn't make its A$27 million budget back - and it completely bombed internationally, so adaptations of the other six books in the series are pretty much out of the question.
7th Nov '13 5:25:38 PM SharleeD
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* HardToLightFire: The two girls who drive the tanker-truck and prepare the petrol-soaked rope to blow up the bridge both thought the ''other'' girl brought the lighter.
21st Aug '13 10:29:34 PM Trogdor7620
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*** It's not just the planes, either: when a enemy fighter launches a missile, it's fuselage is red. Training missiles are red, but a real one would still be gray steel.
1st Jun '13 5:24:55 AM SeptimusHeap
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* CanYouHearMeNow: Kevin draws attention to the fact that there's no cellphone reception in Hell as it's too isolated early on. When they return to town to discover that it's largely abandoned, they all check their cell phones in unison, only to discover that they still cannot get reception (presumably as the invading army knocked out the towers). This explains away why no one tried to contact them via phone to warn them, and why they don't use their phones to stay in contact later when they have to split up. The book on which it is based was written before cell phones became so ubiquitous among teenagers.


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* CellPhonesAreUseless: Kevin draws attention to the fact that there's no cellphone reception in Hell as it's too isolated early on. When they return to town to discover that it's largely abandoned, they all check their cell phones in unison, only to discover that they still cannot get reception (presumably as the invading army knocked out the towers). This explains away why no one tried to contact them via phone to warn them, and why they don't use their phones to stay in contact later when they have to split up. The book on which it is based was written before cell phones became so ubiquitous among teenagers.
21st Mar '13 12:23:28 AM pittsburghmuggle
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* HalfwayPlotSwitch: There's no lie involved that it's a movie about an invasion of Australia, but the "Teens going camping" part goes on long enough you start to forget what the movie's eventually about.
21st Mar '13 12:11:51 AM pittsburghmuggle
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* MadeOfExplodium: Amazingly enough, even worse in the movie than the books.

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* MadeOfExplodium: Amazingly enough, even worse in the movie than the books. The ''bridge itself'' explodes after the tanker truck has.
23rd Feb '13 1:15:03 PM SeptimusHeap
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* CanYouHearMeNow: Kevin draws attention to the fact that there's no CellPhone reception in Hell as it's too isolated early on. When they return to town to discover that it's largely abandoned, they all check their cell phones in unison, only to discover that they still cannot get reception (presumably as the invading army knocked out the towers). This explains away why no one tried to contact them via phone to warn them, and why they don't use their phones to stay in contact later when they have to split up. The book on which it is based was written before cell phones became so ubiquitous among teenagers.

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* CanYouHearMeNow: Kevin draws attention to the fact that there's no CellPhone cellphone reception in Hell as it's too isolated early on. When they return to town to discover that it's largely abandoned, they all check their cell phones in unison, only to discover that they still cannot get reception (presumably as the invading army knocked out the towers). This explains away why no one tried to contact them via phone to warn them, and why they don't use their phones to stay in contact later when they have to split up. The book on which it is based was written before cell phones became so ubiquitous among teenagers.



* ViewerFriendlyInterface: The text messages that Corrie sends Ellie on her [[CellPhone mobile phone]] appear in large, easy-to-read text, as does the "out of service" message.

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* ViewerFriendlyInterface: The text messages that Corrie sends Ellie on her [[CellPhone mobile phone]] phone appear in large, easy-to-read text, as does the "out of service" message.
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