Tenet (movie)

2020 film directed by Christopher Nolan
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Tenet is a 2020 action thriller movie written and directed by Christopher Nolan and produced by Nolan and Emma Thomas. It stars John David Washington,[2] Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Clémence Poésy, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh.

Directed byChristopher Nolan
Written byChristopher Nolan
Produced by
CinematographyHoyte van Hoytema
Edited byJennifer Lame
Music byLudwig Göransson
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
  • August 26, 2020 (2020-08-26)
Running time
150 minutes
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
Budget$200 million[1]
Box office$353.7 million

Delayed three times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tenet was released in the United Kingdom on August 26, 2020, and United States on September 3, 2020, in IMAX, 35 mm, and 70 mm. It was the first Hollywood tent-pole to open in theaters after the pandemic shutdown, and has grossed $353 million worldwide, making it the fourth highest-grossing movie of 2020. It received generally positive reviews.


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