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ARQ (2016)

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Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, a disoriented couple fends off masked raiders while harboring a new energy source that could save humanity.

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Tony Elliott

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Tony Elliott
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robbie Amell ... Renton
Rachael Taylor ... Hannah
Shaun Benson ... Sonny
Gray Powell ... Father
Jacob Neayem ... Brother
Adam Butcher ... Cuz
Tantoo Cardinal ... The Pope
Nicolas Van Burek ... News Anchor (voice)
Jamie Spilchuk ... Mobius Common (voice)
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Storyline

Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, a disoriented couple fends off masked raiders while harboring a new energy source that could save humanity.

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

ARQ 時の牢獄 See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The character, Sonny, gives his code name as Ouroboros, which is an ancient symbol of a snake eating its tail. This traditionally represents the infinite cycle of nature's destruction and recreation; life and death. See more »

Goofs

At least twice in the film, a character refers to a "kuru virus." Kuru is the Papua New Guinean term for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (first observed in New Guinea). Kuru/CJD is caused by a prion, not a virus. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Renton: You okay?
[flex-cuffs zipping]
Father: That guy you fried with your clever little trap? That was our cousin.
Brother: Cuz.
Father: That's Brother. Sonny. You can call me Father. And you two? You two are the kids.
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Connections

Referenced in The Chronic Rift: Time Loop-de-Loops (2018) See more »

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Nice Movie, worth watching if you love movies that messing with time
9 December 2016 | by Nicklaus_ChuSee all my reviews

Seeing all of those comments that criticizing this movie so harshly makes me wonder whether they watch a movie for fun of just be forced to watch it as a job they have to do. It is a nice movie that plays with time, like Edge of tomorrow, the characters revisit the same time loop and trying to fix things. It could be a better movie if it got a proper background and ending, guess they are just too lazy to write a legit ending. The movie just end in sudden, makes the audience so unsatisfying. But overall it's a worth watching movie, especially if you love movies that are messing with time, you won't regret after you watch this.


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