Inferno

Synopsis: Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown's (Da Vinci Code) billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist (again played by Tom Hanks) on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world's population.
Director(s): Ron Howard
Production: Sony Pictures
  1 win & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
6.2
Metacritic:
42
Rotten Tomatoes:
22%
PG-13
Year:
2016
121 min
$34,307,024
Website
3,428 Views


It took the Earth's population

100,000 years to reach a billion people.

And then just 100 more

to reach two billion.

And only 50 years to double again.

Four billion people in 1970.

We're nearly at eight billion now.

We are destroying the very means

by which life is sustained.

Every single global ill

that plagues the Earth...

...can be traced back to human

overpopulation.

Why do we demand inaction?

We clear-cut. We dump.

We consume. We destroy.

Half the animal species on Earth

have vanished...

...in the last 40 years.

But still we keep attacking

our own environment.

Does it take a catastrophe to learn

our lesson? To get our attention?

Nothing changes behavior

like pain.

Maybe pain can save us.

There's a switch.

If you throw it...

...half the people on Earth will die.

But if you don't...

...the human race will be extinct

in a hundred years.

What will you do?

Mankind is the cancer

in its own body.

Do you love humanity

enough to save it?

In case they find me,

I left you a path.

The hardest one yet.

Inferno will be at the end.

You are my contingency plan.

You are humanity's final hope.

Make sure Inferno is unleashed.

Seek and find.

Long road...

...but here we are.

Better me than the Americans.

You're going to want to tell me

where it is.

Yes, Mr. Bouchard.

I know I will.

Tell them humanity is the disease.

Inferno is the cure.

Traitors!

Suffer, sinners. Pay for your sins.

Sinners, pay for your sins.

Pay for your sins.

Suffer, sinners. Pay for your sins.

Ruin of souls.

One moment, please.

- What is going... What is happening?

- Dr. Brooks?

Abandon all hope.

All hope.

Sinners, pay for your sins.

Mr. Langdon, I'm Dr. Brooks.

We're gonna do a few checks.

Nothing to worry about.

We'll get rid of this, shall we?

Do you know what day of the week

it is?

Saturday.

It's Monday, 20th of June.

Monday, the 20th of June.

Do you know where we are?

Boston.

Mass General.

And what's the last thing

you can remember?

Uh...

I was on campus.

Everything is blurry. It's out of focus.

Was I in some kind of an accident?

We'll get to that.

Is there someone

we should call for you?

No.

Your wife? Family?

No, no. I'm not married.

Professor Langdon,

you're suffering from a head trauma.

You appear to have

mild retrograde amnesia.

We've done a CT scan.

There's no evidence

of intracranial bleeding.

Which is very reassuring, long-term.

Just try to relax.

Neurologically, you seem to be fine.

Your memory will return

over the next several days.

So we'll wait and watch.

Can you turn off the lights, please?

Of course.

If the head trauma was bad enough

to cause cerebral contusions...

- ...photosensitivity is common.

- Could you please turn off the lights?

What am I doing in Florence?

That's il Duomo.

That's the Palazzo Vecchio, isn't it?

Yes.

Well, how did I get here?

You came to our emergency room

three hours ago with a head wound.

Was I with a woman?

No, a cab driver brought you in.

No wallet, no phone, no ID.

How the heck do you know my name?

We've met.

I saw you lecture at Imperial College

London. We spoke afterwards.

You were very nice to me.

We met?

Sorry, that's not quite fair.

I was 9 at the time.

- Wait, 9 years old?

- I was crazy about puzzles.

And I liked your books.

Maybe not Lost Language of Ideograms.

But the others.

Okay.

I read them all.

What a weird kid.

I was, actually.

- Did I say that out loud?

- You did.

I'm very sorry.

Professor Langdon, the headaches

are going to be intense initially.

And you can also expect nausea,

confusion and dizziness.

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Dan Brown

Daniel Gerhard Brown (born June 22, 1964) is an American author of thriller novels, most notably the Robert Langdon stories: Angels & Demons (2000), The Da Vinci Code (2003), The Lost Symbol (2009), Inferno (2013) and Origin (2017). His novels are treasure hunts set in a 24-hour period, and feature the recurring themes of cryptography, keys, symbols, codes, art, and conspiracy theories. His books have been translated into 56 languages, and as of 2012, sold over 200 million copies. Three of them, Angels & Demons (2000), The Da Vinci Code (2003) and Inferno (2013) have been adapted into films. Brown's novels that feature the lead character, Langdon, also include historical themes and Christianity as motifs, and have generated controversy. Brown states on his website that his books are not anti-Christian, though he is on a 'constant spiritual journey' himself, and says that his book The Da Vinci Code is simply "an entertaining story that promotes spiritual discussion and debate" and suggests that the book may be used "as a positive catalyst for introspection and exploration of our faith". more…

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