Chronicle

Synopsis: The shy, lonely and outcast teenager Andrew Detmer is bullied and has no friends at high-school and lives with his abusive and alcoholic father Richard Detmer and his terminally ill mother Karen. Andrew buys a camera to film his everyday life. His cousin Matt Garetty drives him to school and invites Andrew to go to a party at night. telekinetic abilities and Andrew becomes the most powerful. But he easily loses his temper and becomes dangerous while Matt tries to control him. When his mother needs a medicine and Andrew does not have enough money to buy it, his darker side overcomes and he becomes a menace.
Director(s): Josh Trank
Production: 20th Century Fox
  2 wins & 7 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.1
Metacritic:
69
Rotten Tomatoes:
85%
PG-13
Year:
2012
84 min
$60,800,000
Website
507 Views


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- What do you want?

- Why is this door locked, Andrew?

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I'm getting ready for school.

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Open this door, Andrew.

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Listen to me. No, you're drunk.

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I'm what?

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Excuse me?

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I said unlock the door.

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Andrew?

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Dad, it is 7:
30 in the a.m.,

and you are drunk.

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Listen. You don't tell me if

I'm drunk or not, you little shit.

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Aren't you?

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What are you doing in there, huh?

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- I'm filming this.

- Huh?

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What?

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I bought a camera, and I'm

filming everything from here on out.

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And it is yours right

now for only 46.50! Yeah!

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Mom? Mom.

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Hey.

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Say hello to my new camera for me.

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Who's the audience?

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Just the millions of people

that are watching at home.

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Do I look awful? No, no, no, Mom.

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You look... You look great.

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- It's a nice camera.

- Well, thanks, Mom.

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So, um, should I ask about the camera or...

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Uh, I don't know. I'm...

I'm filming things now.

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- I'm filming everything.

- You're filming everything?

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- Yeah.

- Okay.

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j& Why is everyone so obsessed? j&

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j& Money can't buy us happiness j&

- Wow.

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j& We should all slow

down and enjoy right now j&

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j& Look to their left j&

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j& Everybody look to their right j&

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God, make it stop.

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j& Cha-ching, cha-ching j&

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j& Ain't about the...

yeah... ba-bling, ba-bling j&

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j& Want to make the world dance j&

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j& Forget about the price tag j&j&

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Have you ever read any Arthur Schopenhauer?

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No. What is Arthur Schopenhauer?

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He's, um... He's this philosopher

that I'm reading at the moment.

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- For school?

- No, no.

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Uh, basically, human beings

have to recognize themselves...

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- as beings of pure will, right?

- Okay.

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So all emotional and physical

desires can never be fulfilled.

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So basically you're telling me

that I should give up on life.

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- Yes.

- Okay.

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- Come on, man!

- Oh, God.

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- I'll see you later.

- All right, dude. Peace.

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Learning time.

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Get out of the way.

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Are you not coming in? I'm

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Max Landis

Max Landis (; born August 3, 1985) is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and comic book writer who wrote the films Chronicle (2012), American Ultra (2015), Victor Frankenstein (2015), and Bright (2017), as well as a variety of short films including The Death and Return of Superman and Wrestling Isn't Wrestling. He was an executive producer on the Syfy anthology horror series Channel Zero, as well as creator and showrunner for the American adaptation of Douglas Adams' science fiction detective comedy novel series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency on BBC America, which both premiered in October 2016. more…

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