YMMV: The Adjustment Bureau

  • Alternative Character Interpretation:
    • Is everyone working for the Bureau a Manipulative Bastard, or are they Well-Intentioned Extremist types?
    • Is David a heroic everyman standing up for his rights as a human being, or is he a selfish jerk turning his back on a chance to save the world, or at least improve it?
  • One-Scene Wonder: Terence Stamp as Thompson. He is only in three or four scenes, but completely steals all of them.
  • Paranoia Fuel:
    • The idea that your whole life's direction, down to what whether or not you're late for work, could be controlled by a group of cosmic beings, especially since anyone wearing a hat could be one of them.
    • Plus the fact that if your life is not going very well, this could be their plan for you and they'll do what they need to to keep your life that way.