Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Denzel Washington is Eli, who keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland... and into explosive conflict with a resourceful warlord (Gary Oldman) set on possessing the book. "We walk by faith, not by sight," quotes Eli. Under the taut direction of the Hughes Brothers (Menace II Society), those words hit home with unexpected meaning and power.

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The Book of Eli (2010)

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Action/Adventure/Drama/Western/Suspense/Thriller · 1h 58m · 1/15/2010

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Some will kill to have it. He will kill to protect it.

Description

Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Denzel Washington is Eli, who keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland... and into explosive conflict with a resourceful warlord (Gary Oldman) set on possessing the book. "We walk by faith, not by sight," quotes Eli. Under the taut direction of the Hughes Brothers (Menace II Society), those words hit home with unexpected meaning and power.

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Alcon Entertainment, Silver Pictures

Budget

$80,000,000

Revenue

$157,107,755
Part Of
Cast
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Denzel Washington

Eli
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Gary Oldman

Carnegie
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Mila Kunis

Solara
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Ray Stevenson

Redridge
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Jennifer Beals

Claudia
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Evan Jones

Martz
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Joe Pingue

Hoyt
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Frances De la Tour

Martha (as Frances De La Tour)
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Michael Gambon

George
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Tom Waits

Engineer
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Chris Browning

Hijack Leader
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Richard Cetrone

Hijacker
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Lateef Crowder

Hijacker / Construction Thug
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Keith Splinter Davis

Hijacker (as Keith Davis)
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Don Thai Theerathada

Hijacker (as Don Theerathada)
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Thom Khoury Williams

Hijacker (as Thom Williams)
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Lora Martinez-Cunningham

Young Woman Hijacker (as Lora Martinez Cunningham)
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Scott Wilder

Middle-Aged Man
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Heidi Pascoe

Middle-Aged Woman
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Jennifer Caputo

Biker
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Eddie Perez

Biker
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Spencer Sano

Biker / Town Thug
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Karin Silvestri

Biker
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Mike Gunther

Sniper
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John Koyama

Sniper
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Mike McCarty

Sniper
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Scott Michael Morgan

Construction Thug Leader
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Sala Baker

Construction Thug
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Arron Shiver

Bartender
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Justin Tade

Town Doctor
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Mike Seal

Door Guard
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Richard A. Smith

Orpheum Patron (as Richard Smith)
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Paul Crawford

Town Thug
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Ed Duran

Town Thug (as Edward Duran)
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David Wald

Town Thug
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Jermaine Washington

Town Thug
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Kofi Elam

Convoy Thug
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Clay Donahue Fontenot

Convoy Thug (as Clay Fontenot)
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Al Goto

Convoy Thug
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Brad Martin

Convoy Thug
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Tim Rigby

Convoy Thug
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Luis Bordonada

Carnegie Gunman #1
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Robert Powell

Carnegie Gunman #2
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Angelique Midthunder

Gatling Gun Gunner
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Todd Schneider

Caddy Driver
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Darrin Prescott

Suburban Driver
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Laurence Chavez

Ice Cream Truck Driver
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Brian Neal Lucero

Alcatraz Guard (as Brian Lucero)
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David Midthunder

Alcatraz Soldier
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Steve Blacksmith

Dead Body (uncredited)
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Joe Cabezuela

Alcatraz Soldier (uncredited)
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Vivi Devereaux

Town Extra (uncredited)
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Christopher Fodge

Alcatraz Soldier (uncredited)
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David J. Goldfarb

Alcatraz Guard (uncredited)
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Jo King

Alcatraz Gaurd (uncredited)
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Josiah D. Lee

Thug (uncredited)
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Gregory Leiker

Alcatraz Guard (uncredited)
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Malcolm McDowell

Lombardi (uncredited)
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Levi Nolasco

Extra - Townsfolk C (uncredited)
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Francisco Peramos

Thug (uncredited)
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Frank Powers

Alcatraz Guard (uncredited)
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David T. Quan

Alcatraz Clerk (uncredited)
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Jason Rice

Alcatraz Guard (uncredited)
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Daniel Teller

Extra (uncredited)
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Mario Telles

Bar Patron (uncredited)
Crew
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Albert Hughes

Director
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Allen Hughes

Director
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Gary Whitta

Writer
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Joel Silver

Producer
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Denzel Washington

Producer
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Broderick Johnson

Producer
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Andrew A. Kosove

Producer
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David Valdes

Producer
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Steve Richards

Producer
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Susan Downey

Producer
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Erik Olsen

Producer
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Don Burgess

Cinematograpy
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Cindy Mollo

Editor
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Atticus Ross

Music
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Claudia Sarne

Music
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Leopold Ross

Music
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David Brownlow

Sound
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Steven D. Williams

Sound
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Eric A. Norris

Sound
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Tim Webb

Sound
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Chris Jenkins

Sound
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Frank A. Montaño

Sound
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Nerses Gezalyan

Sound
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Jason W. Jennings

Sound
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Gae Buckley

Art
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Chris Burian-Mohr

Art
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (Std.))

6/15/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

6/15/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

Book of Eli

(DVD)

6/25/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(Blu-ray, Slip Case)

10/6/2015

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(DVD)

1/11/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book Of Eli

(Blu-ray)

2/28/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book Of Eli

(Blu-ray, SteelBook)

6/3/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(Blu-ray, SteelBook)

5/22/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(Blu-ray)

10/1/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(Blu-ray)

Disc Title Front Cover

Book Of Eli

(Blu-ray)

10/9/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(Blu-ray)

6/25/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(Blu-ray)

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(DVD)

6/15/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(Blu-ray, SteelBook)

5/7/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(Blu-ray)

6/15/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

The Book of Eli

(Blu-ray)

10/6/2015

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