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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    Everything he (Nolan) does is forced and overthought, and Inception, far from being his ticket into hall-of-fame greatness, is a very expensive-looking, elephantine film whose myriad so-called complexities -- of both the emotional and intellectual sort -- add up to a kind of ADD tedium. show more

  • 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

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Awards

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