History Film / TwelveMonkeys

23rd Mar '17 10:12:02 PM Eagal
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''12 Monkeys'' is an Academy Award-nominated 1995 science fiction film directed by Creator/TerryGilliam and written by [[Creator/DavidPeoples David and Janet Peoples]]. The film was inspired by the French short film ''Film/LaJetee''. It stars Creator/BruceWillis, Madeleine Stowe, and Creator/BradPitt, who won a Golden Globe for best supporting actor; Pitt was also nominated for an Academy Award in the same category.

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''12 Monkeys'' is an Academy Award-nominated a 1995 science fiction film directed by Creator/TerryGilliam and written by [[Creator/DavidPeoples David and Janet Peoples]]. The film was inspired by the French short film ''Film/LaJetee''. It stars Creator/BruceWillis, Madeleine Stowe, and Creator/BradPitt, who won a Golden Globe for best supporting actor; Pitt was also nominated for an Academy Award in the same category.
23rd Feb '17 9:22:00 PM DivineDeath
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* NeverMyFault: Cole has no control over what year the machine sends him to, but when he ends up in 1990 instead of 1996, the scientists blame that mistake on him.
20th Feb '17 1:18:36 PM DrNoPuma
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* SinisterTangoMusic: The title theme is also the leitmotif of the Army of the 12 Monkeys, the AnimalWrongsGroup believed responsible for causing the apocalypse. It's written and performed by legendary tango musician Astor Piazzolla.
6th Jan '17 1:45:22 PM LtFedora
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* OhCrap: Near the end of the film, [[spoiler: Railly calls the phone number Cole gave her. She comes back and starts reciting the message she left...only for Cole to remember it as the tape recording in the future, reciting it with her. This causes both of them to realize that he was telling the truth and that the world is about to end.]]
5th Nov '16 9:30:57 AM TheBuddy26
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* NonIndicativeName: As [[CausticCritic Mr. Cranky]] asks in his review, "Where are the monkeys?"

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* NonIndicativeName: As [[CausticCritic Mr. Cranky]] asks in his review, "Where "[[EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys Where are the monkeys?"monkeys?]]"
24th Sep '16 11:14:42 PM BadSplice
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''12 Monkeys'' is an Academy Award-nominated 1994 science fiction film directed by Creator/TerryGilliam and written by [[Creator/DavidPeoples David and Janet Peoples]]. The film was inspired by the French short film ''Film/LaJetee''. It stars Creator/BruceWillis, Madeleine Stowe, and Creator/BradPitt, who won a Golden Globe for best supporting actor; Pitt was also nominated for an Academy Award in the same category.

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''12 Monkeys'' is an Academy Award-nominated 1994 1995 science fiction film directed by Creator/TerryGilliam and written by [[Creator/DavidPeoples David and Janet Peoples]]. The film was inspired by the French short film ''Film/LaJetee''. It stars Creator/BruceWillis, Madeleine Stowe, and Creator/BradPitt, who won a Golden Globe for best supporting actor; Pitt was also nominated for an Academy Award in the same category.
4th Sep '16 9:42:40 PM Tre
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The film was adapted into a [[Series/TwelveMonkeys television series]] for the [[Creator/SciFiChannel Syfy Channel]], which premiered in January 2015.

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The film was adapted into a [[Series/TwelveMonkeys television series]] for the [[Creator/SciFiChannel Syfy Channel]], Creator/{{Syfy}}, which premiered in January 2015.
26th Aug '16 10:47:35 PM Scoutstr295
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* IdiotBall: The Airport Security Guard. When a scientist has a specially sealed case and tells you the vials inside contain "biological samples", what in the name of sanity would make you want him to ''open'' it?

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* IdiotBall: The Airport Security Guard.airport security guard. When a scientist has a specially sealed case and tells you the vials inside contain "biological samples", what in the name of sanity would make you want him to ''open'' it?



* SocietyMarchesOn: the 1997 airport security was accurate. Today he never would've gotten the vials past them. Likewise in a post 9/11 and PATRIOT act world a virologist with top level clearance suddenly taking an around the world trip, to many of the world's major ports, would've raised flags to the FBI, homeland security, and numerous other agencies.

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* SocietyMarchesOn: the 1997 The depiction of 1990s airport security was is accurate. Today he Today, [[spoiler:Dr. Peters]] would never would've gotten the vials past them. Likewise Likewise, in a post 9/11 post-9/11 and PATRIOT act world Act world, a virologist with top level clearance suddenly taking an a trip around the world trip, globe to many of the world's major ports, ports would've raised flags to the FBI, homeland security, Homeland Security, and numerous other agencies.
26th Aug '16 10:35:27 PM Scoutstr295
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->''"...5 billion people will die from a deadly virus in 1998... The survivors will abandon the surface of the planet... Once again the animals will rule the world..."''

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->''"...5 billion people will die from a deadly virus in 1998...1997... The survivors will abandon the surface of the planet... Once again the animals will rule the world..."''
1st Aug '16 5:52:09 AM SweatBoyX8
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* TheHeroDies:Cole is killed before he can stop the virus from being unleashed on the world

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* TheHeroDies:Cole TheHeroDies: Cole is killed before he can stop the virus from being unleashed on the world



* YouAreTooLate:Even if Cole hadn't been shot down by airport security and had succeeded in taking down the rogue scientist, the virus had already been released to the Airport Security Guard.

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* YouAreTooLate:Even YouAreTooLate: Even if Cole hadn't been shot down by airport security and had succeeded in taking down the rogue scientist, the virus had already been released to the Airport Security Guard.
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