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Collateral Beauty (2016)

PG-13 | | Drama | 16 December 2016 (USA)
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Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

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When a successful New York advertising executive suffers a great tragedy, he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time and Death. But it's not until his notes bring unexpected personal responses that he begins to understand how these constants interlock in a life fully lived, and how even the deepest loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty Written by Warner Bros

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loss | death | anguish | despair | grief | See All (63) »

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Belleza inesperada  »

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$36,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,102,085 (USA) (16 December 2016)

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$29,846,313 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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Michael Peña & Edward Norton have both starred in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Peña as Luis, a sidekick in Ant-Man (2015) & Norton starred as the first incarnation of the Hulk in The Incredible Hulk (2008) See more »

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When Howard and Madeleine are taking on the sidewalk of the street in Manhattan, traffic is moving swiftly while the camera is in one direction, and traffic is completely stopped when the camera is in the opposite direction. See more »


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Oh What A Beautiful City
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Good story, better acting & great climax.
24 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Me and my girls(wife & daughter) went to see Collateral Beauty....I rate it a 10! It's a Sensitive topic because I'm the father of a daughter. But since she was there with us, I was able to push thru the story line.

Any man that is a father of a daughter will need to secretly keep some tissues in his jacket pocket. Many men (including me) don't truly know love, until the moment they first hold their daughters. At that moment, there's an inexplicable phenomenon that happens and the steel that shields a mans heart, that makes it incapable for him to cry or show emotion, evaporates. At that moment, all other priorities become irrelevant and the focus of the fathers remaining existence, becomes protecting his baby girl. My entire existence is to ensure she is forever protected...to the best of my ability.

Will Smith captures the essence of every father that shares my relationship with my daughter and how I would prefer to take on any pain, sadness or issues that would come her way.

If you can understand that level of LOVE...then you will certainly enjoy this movie.

Good story, better acting & great climax.


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