Knowing


2009 - 120 minutes - Color - Dolby Digital - 2.35 : 1
US release date: March 20, 2009
Summit Entertainment, Escape Artists
Mystery Clock Cinema, Goldcrest Pictures
Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment, Wintergreen Productions
Budget: $50,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $24,604,751 (USA) (3,332 Screens)

Plot

Nicolas Cage stars in this edge of your seat sci-fi thriller as John Koestler, a professor who deciphers a coded message with terrifyingly accurate predictions about every major world disaster. Looking to protect his family and prevent future calamities he enlists the reluctant help of Diana Wayland , daughter of the now-deceased author of the prophecies. His quest to understand the messages and his own family's involvement in them becomes a heart-pounding race against time as he faces the ultimate disaster.

Cast

John Koestler - Nicolas Cage
Caleb Koestler - Chandler Canterbury
Diana Wayland - Rose Byrne
Abby Wayland / Lucinda Embry - Lara Robinson
The Stranger - D.G. Maloney
Grace Koestler - Nadia Townsend
Reverend Koestler - Alan Hopgood
Allison Koestler - Adrienne Pickering
Younger Caleb - Joshua Long
Miss Taylor (1959) - Danielle Carter
Miss Taylor (2009) - Alethea McGrath
Principal Clark (1959) - David Lennie
Lucinda's Mother - Tamara Donnellan
Lucinda's Father - Travis Waite
Phil Beckman - Ben Mendelsohn
Donald - Gareth Yuen
Stacey - Lesley-Anne Mitchell
Spencer - Liam Hemsworth

 





Director

Director - Alex Proyas

Writing credits

Screenplay - Ryne Douglas Pearson
Screenplay - Juliet Snowden
Screenplay - Stiles White
Story - Ryne Douglas Pearson

Producer

Executive producer - David Alper
Producer - Todd Black
Executive producer - David Bloomfield
Producer - Jason Blumenthal
Executive producer - Topher Dow
Executive producer - Norm Golightly
Executive producer - Stephen Jones
Co-executive producer - Aaron Kaplan
Co-producer - Ryne Douglas Pearson
Co-executive producer - Sean Perrone
Producer - Alex Proyas
Producer - Steve Tisch