• Inception (2010)

Inception

Release Date: July 16th, 2010

DVD Release Date: December 7th, 2010

PG-13 |2 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a thief with the rare ability to enter people's dreams and steal their secrets from their subconscious. His skill has made him a hot commodity in the world of corporate espionage but has also cost him everything he loves. Cobb gets a chance at redemption when he is offered a seemingly impossible task: Plant an idea in someone's mind. If he succeeds, it will be the perfect crime, but a dangerous enemy anticipates Cobb's every move.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Ken Watanabe, Dileep Rao, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger

Director: Christopher Nolan

Genres: Action , Thriller , Science fiction

Production Co: Warner Bros., Syncopy

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Quest , Suspenseful , Creative , Wife , Engaging , Los Angeles , 2010s , Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    In a summer of remakes, reboots and sequels comes Inception, easily the most original movie idea in ages. show more

  • 50
    John AndersonWall Street Journal

    By convoluting the various planes of experience, by overlapping and obscuring ostensible realities and ostensible dreams, Mr. Nolan deprives us the opportunity of investing emotionally in any of it. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Stymied by a clunking script, crammed with expository exchanges and urgent blather. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Original Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Winner Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Winner Visual Effects
Winner Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Sound Editing
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Winner Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Art Direction
Winner Cinematography
Winner Sound Mixing