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Future World (2018)

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A young boy searches a future world wasteland for a rumored cure for his dying mother.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
James Franco ... Warlord
Suki Waterhouse ... Ash
Jeffrey Wahlberg ... Prince
Margarita Levieva ... Lei
Snoop Dogg ... Love Lord
Twin Shadow ... Ratcatcher (as George Lewis Jr.)
Method Man ... Tattooed Face (as Clifford 'Method Man' Smith)
Lucy Liu ... Queen
Milla Jovovich ... Drug Lord
Carmen Argenziano ... Grandfather
Scott Haze ... Gutter
Rumer Willis ... Rosie
Ben Youcef ... Rico
Wilmer Calderon ... Skinny
Lee Coc ... Fatty (as Eliud Casas 'Lee Coc')


Inside a desert oasis, a queen (Lucy Liu) lays dying as her son Prince (Jeffrey Wahlberg) travels across barren waste lands to find a near-mythical medicine to save her life. After evading violent raiders on motorbikes led by the Warlord (James Franco) and his enforcer (Cliff "Method Man" Smith), Prince meets Ash (Suki Waterhouse), the Warlord's robot sex companion-assassin who's in search of her own soul. As Prince is captured by the Druglord (Milla Jovovich), the Warlord's forces roar in - and Prince fights to save the remnants of humanity.

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Some are born to kill. Some are born to rule. One is programmed to save. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexual content/nudity, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Release Date:

25 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ateities pasaulis See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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References Alien (1979) See more »

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It's pretty dumb.
26 May 2018 | by terrencepatrixSee all my reviews

James Franco really doesn't know how to direct and should probably stay away from attempting it in the future. There really aren't many ways to describe this movie other than plain dumb, it's just not that good. It seems like this was more a project for some actors and rappers to goof around and enjoy themselves, which can work, if the story and acting doesn't suck.

I was going to write out a movie summary but decided it's really not needed. The movie takes place in essentially 4 "sets", a beautiful grove filled with flowing water and trees, a shack decorated to look like a brothel, an abandoned church in the middle of nowhere, and an abandoned resort in the middle of nowhere. They didn't build any of this, it's clear they filmed in random places they found, they didn't even bother dressing them up. Franco hams it up as the evil bad guy Warlord, Suki Waterhouse is a sexy robot, Snoop Dogg is a pimp (shocker), and Mila Jovavich is a chemist? Or something. I dunno, she somehow makes drugs from the crappiest looking chemistry set I've seen. Another dumb thing that irked me, this movie takes place over several days but not ONCE do they show what people eat or drink or how they get any of their resources. There's NOTHING else but the filming locations and it's all in the middle of nowhere. It a dumb thing to bother me but...3-4 days in the desert without a sip of water and no sign of dehydration? That's just basic character development. Which there is absolutely none of in this movie.

So why did I rate it a 4? Two stars for the film because it was shot relatively well, and two stars for Suki Waterhouse and Mila Jovavich looking hot as hell. Honestly just a really amateurish movie. It wants to be campy and cult status invoking...it's not. It's just dumb.

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