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In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2014-08-13

Runtime 97 minutes

Budget $25m

Revenue $67m


TMDB 6.5


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erin_michelle_266 shared a tip "This was one of those books that changed my perspective on things.. and the movie did it justice. It’s relevant."

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kathy_clyne shared a tip "It's a good movie a little to similar to the divergent series though"

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noah_walker shared a tip "One of my favorite movies"

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imagination_v.s_reality shared a tip "I've read the book and watched the movie, I love the idea but didn't like the way it ended"

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ashton_prater9 shared a tip "It was a good sci-fi movie, but not a good adaptation of the book."

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mya_formuoli shared a tip "I had to watch and read this in middle school and it gave me an existential crisis"

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mike_cantrell_3986 shared a tip "Almost as good as the book."

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susan_voss shared a tip "Fun but Equilibrium did it better."

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the_streak shared a tip "This movie took all of the human nature out of the book and I disliked it"

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DancingDino shared a tip "I loved it!"

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stephanie_lightsey shared a tip "This is one of the rare cases where I actually liked the movie better than the book. This movie is beautifully made."

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i_looove_doggies shared a tip "It was so fun to try and figure out what was going on while watching the movie"

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lilly_fur_Warriors shared a tip "OBSESSED WITH THIS MOVIE!!! And the book!"

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isabel_mendes_da_si shared a tip "So much better than the book! I loved this movie! I wish I could watch it again for the first time."

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leslie_abram shared a tip "I really thought we'd get a sequel or two. Really good ."

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evelyne_blanchet shared a tip "One of my favorite movies. It is so beautiful and philosophic. 🌿"

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keiralikesmovies shared a tip "It’s a really good movie and sticks pretty closely to the book which is great! It keeps you curious and excited."

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mady_price shared a tip "Book was so much better. Would would give the movie a solid meh."

mmmmmaaax shared a tip "I love this move! It made me cry but it is so good.😭😭😭 I read the book as a kid so to see it was moving. #dystopian"

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mariel_ferry shared a tip "The movie has a ton of liberties that take away from what is written in the book."

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officiallyvalerie shared a tip "its kinda like the book"

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tayler_tate shared a tip "It's a good sifi film"

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willow_the_whimsy shared a tip "By far one of my favorite movies."

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leilani_howard_3155 shared a tip "Great moive left me speechless!"

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marquala_basnight shared a tip "Really good movie. Kinda wish they made a sequel."

kaylie_brew shared a tip "SO GOOD"

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alexandra_leever shared a tip "Just watched this again. Makes me cry every time ❤️ beautiful"

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angelo_ann shared a tip "Good movie(if you haven't read the book)"

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shriya_sidhaye shared a tip "This is such a good movie!!"

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sttt_emma shared a tip "It was a great movie!"

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allison_cardona shared a tip "Better than the older movie adaptation of the book. Definitely handles the ending well and keeps pretty true to the book"

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amanda_heiserman shared a tip "One of my all time favorites I love it"

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alayna44 shared a tip "Inspiring"

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jannah_alsayid shared a tip "I love this movie so much."

robert_r_robinson shared a tip "If you liked THX 1138, Logan's Run, or the Prisoner, you might want to consider adding this one to your watch list."

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nikella_callan shared a tip "I’ve seen this movie twice now. VERY dystopian. Absolutely loved the storyline, 100% recommend."

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kayla_truitt shared a tip "this movie was surprisingly good! I enjoyed the videography that they used too!"

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lonelines_loves shared a tip "I remember reading the book in middle school. This movie feels the exact same like the book"

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taylor_harrison_983 shared a tip "I love how they expanded on the Giver’s relationship with his daughter, because that wasn’t explained in the book."

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mega_skittles shared a tip "Ok. @book"

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hailey_rinck shared a tip "Yes! It was so good"

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thera_jackson shared a tip "It has some suspense combined with love and hope. The perfect amount of feelings and lack there of…"

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honeyxkatez shared a tip "Is very misterious"

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jaeven_laron shared a tip "Loose adaptation of the book but exciting nonetheless"

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shelby_lloyd_5047 shared a tip "it was very interesting"

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90sLover shared a tip "I’m OBSESSED with the movie AND the book! It’s amazing and I definitely cried at the end."

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LetsGoBowling shared a tip "Fantastic!"

ashley_sokolik_3348 shared a tip "It wasn’t as good as the book, but it was still good."

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_i_existz shared a tip "I just love it. It’s so heart filled and idk"

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