Source Code (2011)
Director: Duncan Jones
Screenwriter: Ben Ripley
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga, Michelle Monaghan, Jeffrey Wright, Russell Peters, James A. Woods, Michael Arden, Joe Cobden / Cass Anwar
Genre: Science Fiction / Thriller / Suspense / Humanity
Region: USA / Canada
Release: 2011-08-30 (Mainland China) / 2011-03-11 (South by Southwest Film Festival) / 2011-04-01 (USA)
Length: 93 minutes
Also known as: Startup Source Code (Taiwan) / Crisis Decryption (Hong Kong)
Rating: IMDB 7.5 / Rotten Tomatoes 92%
Captain Kurt Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal), a U.S. Air Force pilot on a mission in Afghanistan, woke up suddenly and found himself on a high-speed train with a stranger sitting next to him. His son Christian (Michelle Monaghan Michelle Monaghan) is talking to himself. Cole didn’t know why he was in this car, and he found that he actually existed as another person. Just when he was puzzled, an explosion happened on the train…
Kurt woke up again and found himself in an airtight space cabin. A female officer Goodwin (Vera Farmiga Vera Farmiga) was talking to herself via video and asked herself to report what happened on the train. matter. When Kurt, who was at a loss, hadn’t figured out what was going on, he was sent to that train again. After this time, Kurt finally realized that he was performing a task, responsible for investigating the Chicago train bombing to find terrorists and find out his next target. Kurt was sent to the high-speed train again and again, and each time he only had eight minutes to investigate. During the investigation, Kurt found that he had died a week ago. It turned out that he was participating in a “brain wave principle” project. “Code” secret mission, this mission restores the incident and investigates the truth of the matter through the images of the dead Kurt’s brain cells that have not yet completely died. In the end, Kurt successfully completed the task, but he decided to return to the train again to save those innocent lives on the train…
Source Code is a 2011 science fiction thriller film directed by Duncan Jones and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, and Vera Farmiga. The film follows a soldier named Captain Colter Stevens (Gyllenhaal) who is recruited into a government program called “Source Code”, which allows him to inhabit the body of a man on a train that explodes in eight minutes. Stevens must use his time in the “Source Code” to find the bomber and prevent a second attack.
The film received generally positive reviews, with praise for its premise, performances, and direction. It was also a commercial success, grossing over $147 million worldwide against a budget of $32 million.