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A 2014 American military science fiction film about an officer who finds himself caught in a time loop in a war with an alien race. His skills increase as he faces the same brutal combat scenarios, and his union with a Special Forces warrior gets him closer and closer to defeating the enemy.

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Why is Cage sent to the front? [duplicate]

In Edge of tomorrow, in the first scene, Gerenal Brigham makes it clear that Tom Cruises character 'Cage' is going to be fighting on the front line in the upcoming 'invasion' of Mimic held territories ...
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Why couldn't Cage and Rita take a military helicopter to reach the dam?

When Cage and Rita first meet they attempt to reach a dam in France which apparently locates the Omega creature. They spend hundreds of lives to get out from the beach, then hundreds more to reach the ...
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What did the soldiers mean when they replied “exactly” to Tom Cruise's question “Where is the safety”?

In the movie Edge of Tomorrow, when Tom Cruise is getting suited up into the mechanised fighting suit, a soldier tells him about "the safety", to which Tom asks "Where is the safety"? The others just ...
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What happened after Rita stopped resetting?

Rita was in the time loop at 1st. She kept dying and dying until she got hurt and they pumped someone else's blood into her. My question is what happened the next day after she woke up from not having ...
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What happens in the ongoing timeline when Cage dies?

When Vrataski shoots Cage, does everything end and everyone is reset (without knowing/noticing it) instantly? Or does she (and everyone else) continue in this timeline where Cage is killed on the ...
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Why did Master Sergeant Farell deny being an American?

In "Edge of Tomorrow" (or "Live. Die. Repeat.") the protagonist Cage was railroaded and dumped on the forward operating base Heathrow. He is woken with a kick, and has to deal with the man in charge ...
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Where could Cage get alcohol on base?

Around 1:11:57 into Edge of Tomorrow, Pvt/Maj Cage is on the dropship preparing for another day of combat when a fellow soldier asks him "have you been drinking?" Given the precarious situation that ...
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How did Rita realized that she has lost the power? [duplicate]

How did Rita realize that she has lost the power? She said that due to another human's blood in her system she lost the power. But this doesn't explain how she was aware of the fact that she has ...
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What would have happened if Maj. William Cage had obeyed General Brigham's order?

In Edge of Tomorrow Brigham says: Cage will retain his present rank (would he have been able to command a battalion being a major?) Cage will be embedded with troops (would he have been reporting or ...
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How come the Omega remains dead after time is reset at end of Edge of Tomorrow?

After every reset in Edge of Tomorrow, Cage "wakes up" at Heathrow and everything is as it is (all the dead are alive like before). In the end Cage destroys the Omega's core, and its floating blood ...
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Does “Edge of Tomorrow” relate in any aspect with Scientology?

Tom Cruise is a famous member of Scientology and we also had other Scientology-inspired movies in the past, like "Battlefield Earth". So is there any statement or evidence that "Edge of Tomorrow" is ...
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What would happen if Cage tried to confront the first (or second) Alpha again?

In Edge of Tomorrow we learn from Cage's and Rita's experience, that when covered in the Alpha's blood, one can inherit the aliens' ability to reset the day. The sub-question is - when this occurs, ...
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What are the key differences between the movie Edge of Tomorrow and the original book?

Edge of Tomorrow is based on a original Japanese book, All You Need is Kill (I still think that would also have been a better movie title). In some of the answers about the movie there are hints ...
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Why was William Cage sent to the base?

At the beginning of the movie Edge of Tomorrow, William Cage (Tom Cruise) was sent to the war base prior to going to fight. What caused him to be sent to the war base?
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Can the Omega in “Edge of Tommorow” be killed?

In the movie Edge of Tomorrow , is it possible to kill the omega? Because it seems to me that every time it is killed it will reset the time. At the end Cage killed the omega but still he was ...
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Does Edge of Tomorrow have an open ending?

At the end Cage is covered in the Omega blood and the time is reset to a different previous waking point in time compared with the reset point in the rest of the movie. The Omega is responsible for ...
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After the end of Edge of Tomorrow, would Cage be caught in a time-loop?

As this question covers, at the end of Edge of Tomorrow, Major Cage still has the reset ability. This led me to wonder, what would happen many years later, when Cage grew old? Would he infinitely be ...
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Why did Rita Vrataski remove Cage's armour suit's battery the first time he got shot?

The first time Cage saves Rita, he gets shot in the chest. At that time, Rita takes away the battery from his Armour suit. Why did she do that? At that point of time, she didn't knew Cage has the ...
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What is the origin of mimics in Edge of Tomorrow?

In the wiki for Edge of Tomorrow it's stated that The film takes place in the near future, where an alien race has invaded the Earth and defeated the world's military units. It's only telling ...
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Why wasn't Cage strapped in for the final raid?

At end of Edge of Tomorrow, when Cage and Rita and the crew are flying to the Louvre, the crew starts jumping out of the transport. Rita looks at Cage with a surprised look and says something like "...
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Does Major Cage Still Have the Reset Ability?

At the end of Edge of Tomorrow, after Cage kills the Omega and gets soaked in Omega blood, he regains his ability to jump back in time. We see that he dies and wakes up in the helicopter and all is ...
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How does Rita Vrataski find out that she lost her power to “reset” her day without killing herself?

In "Edge of Tomorrow", Rita Vrataski (aka "Full Metal Bitch", "The Angel of Verdun") narrates how, after the Battle of Verdun, she lost large amounts of blood. After a blood transfusion she lost her ...
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Why does Cage visit the camp after the Omega is dead?

At the end of Edge of Tomorrow, if the Omega is killed and the war won, why does Cage go to the camp to meet Rita? Is he not in the camp only because he was arrested?
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Who did Rita mean she tried having sex with?

In Edge of Tomorrow, when Cage asks Rita if she's tried having sex to get the time loop ability back, with whom does she mean, since they are the only 2 who have had the ability?
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How many kills did the Angel of Verdun have?

I watched The Edge of Tomorrow yesterday and I think I heard the background news report mention the Angel of Verdun had 100 kills in Verdun, and not long after it was said she had 300 kills. Did ...
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Is there any further significance to the choice of Verdun as battlefield?

Prior to the events of Edge of Tomorrow the United Defense Force achieves a significant (if not their only) victory against the invading Mimics at no other place than Verdun, in which Rita Vrataski ...
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How many days does Cage experience?

In the movie Edge of Tomorrow how many days does Cage experience? Or to put it another way:
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To which degree was the image of the “Angel of Verdun” influenced by Jeanne d'Arc?

After Rita Vrataski proved herself a war hero in the battle of Verdun prior to the events of Edge of Tomorrow she became known and advertized as the "Angel of Verdun", a symbol of hope and a possible ...
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Was Edge of Tomorrow deliberately released around D-Day?

Seeing that the opening (and repeating and repeating...) battle of Edge of Tomorrow is in fact a final huge offensive of basically all the united forces of the free world against their biggest threat, ...
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Why does Bill Cage wake up in the helicopter?

In Edge of Tomorrow William Cage is reliving the same day over and over again. The time loop always starts with Cage waking up at Heathrow, after his meeting with the General.       ...