• Released
  • February 24, 2012
  • (Limited 2/24)
  • R , 1 hr 43 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Art House/Foreign
Tomorrow When the War Began Synopsis
Eight teenagers band together to fight after their country is invaded and their families are taken.
Read Full Synopsis

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings

54
SEE ALL CRITIC REVIEWS
80

The Hollywood Reporter

Australia may finally have a homegrown blockbuster on its hands with the terrifically engaging Tomorrow, When the War Began, an...
Full Review
70

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
Beyond the shooting and running around, the film works because Beattie never loses the perspective of Ellie Linton (Caitlin Stasey), through...
Full Review
60

Empire

Serviceable action thriller than unleashes John Milius-style guerilla setpieces without the impact of John Milius-style budgets.
Full Review
50

Variety

By
Parochial paranoia dovetails with adolescent angst in the glossy sci-fi coming-of-ager Tomorrow When the War Began.
Full Review
12

Slant Magazine

It's one thing to defer to archetypes, but Tomorrow is so full of stock types and clichés it makes "The Breakfast Club" look like...
Full Review

Tomorrow When the War Began

By emtolle
I loved this movie, of coarse I'm partial to the books but the director and actors did a great job portraying the characters. I'm in Seattle, so it took a while for the movie to reach us all the way...

By dorv
...

its obviously the chinese

By Madman905
This movie could have been something. Horrible script and I'm sure it didn't do the book any justice. The fact that they hid where the soldiers came from was just dumb as hell. The more I watched...

More Info

Rated R | For some violence