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2002 American science-fiction thriller by Steven Spielberg set in the near future and starring Tom Cruise as a police officer preventing future crimes by the help of the visions from precognitive mutants and seeing himself confronted with a possible conspiracy when he himself gets predicted as a murderer. Based on the Philip K. Dick short story of the same name.

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What has the eye surgeon Dr. Solomon Eddie written on his shirt?

In Minority Report, once John Anderton gets his eyes replaced by Dr. Solomon Eddie we can see a writing on the doc's wife-beater: There are clearly six letters and an arrow but I can't make any sense ...
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Why does PreCrime's machine report murders by carving names onto wooden balls?

When the precogs predict a murder, the machine in PreCrime carves the names of the murderer on a red wooden ball and the victim on another red wooden ball. What is the point of this? I see a lot of ...
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Foreseeing the murder of Ann Lively in The Minority Report

This concerns The Minority Report (2002). There are two premeditated murders on Ann Lively. The intended but thrwarted murder by Joe Doe, the hired assassin. The also intended but successful murder ...
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How did Lamar Burgess instigate the red ball?

In Minority Report, how did Lamar Burgess perpetuate the red ball that resulted in Anderton becoming a fugitive? This is my understanding of the manipulation of the pre-crime system by Burgess: ...
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How come the Precogs can't prevision the murder of Agent Danny Witwer in the film Minority report?

I just watched the film Minority Report and I didn't understand one thing. Through out the film, the Precogs prevision any murder that is going to be happened in the city. But in the film I saw ...
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Why does the eye surgeon help Anderton

I just watched Minority Report again and I always wonder about one part of the story. When Det. Anderton is about to get his eyes transplanted illegaly, the eye surgeon tells him, that he got ...