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R| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
In a dystopian future, insurance fraud investigator William Gold (Tim Robbins) arrives in Shanghai to investigate a forgery ring for "papelles," futuristic passports that record people's identities and genetics. Gold falls for Maria Gonzalez (Samantha Morton), the woman in charge of the forgeries. After a passionate affair, Gold returns home, having named a coworker as the culprit. But when one of Gonzalez's customers is found dead, Gold is sent back to Shanghai to complete the investigation.

Cast: Tim Robbins , Samantha Morton , Jeanne Balibar , Om Puri , Essie Davis , Shelley King , David Fahm , Togo Igawa

Director: Michael Winterbottom

Genres: Science fiction, Thriller, Romance

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Code 46 (2003)

Release Date: August 6th, 2004|1 hr. 32 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    What doesn't spark is the love story. Morton still seems soggy from her "Minority Report" role as a drenched pre-cog. Who wants romance in a future where glum is the word? show more

  • 75
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    Updates a classic premise -- the struggle for personal freedom -- by pairing it with ethical and moral quandaries. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    For at least half the movie, you need a code book a few inches thick to decipher Code 46. show more

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