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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Hayden Christensen
Samuel L Jackson
Diane Lane
Jamie Bell
Rachel Bilson
Tom Hulce
Directors
Doug Liman
Screenwriters
David S Goyer
Running Time
88 minutes

Jumper
Beam me up, Hayden.


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Plot
Falling into a frozen river after a school prank, David (Christensen) discovers that he can teleport, or ‘jump’. This gives him a way to leave his miserable life and begin a new playboy existence. That is, until he learns that ‘jumpers’ are targets for a mystery group of religious fanatics.


Verdict
It’s Liman’s least charismatic action movie and the least developed, but it still packs some cracking action into its brief running time and lays foundations on which a great franchise could be built.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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