Tomorrow, When the War BeganFebruary 24, 2012
When their country is invaded and their families are taken, eight unlikely high school teenagers band together to fight.
Release Year: 2010
Rating: 6.2/10 (10,336 voted)
Critic's Score: 54/100
Stars: Caitlin Stasey, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Lincoln Lewis
Seven Australian teenage friends from a small town go on a camping trip to be with nature. During their trip, they see military aircraft fly overhead. What they didn't know was their country was being invaded by another country. Returning home, they discover that they are at war. With no training, they band together to fight the enemy.
Writers: John Marsden, Stuart Beattie
(as Andy Ryan)
Where Were You When Everything Changed?
Release Date: 24 February 2012
Filming Locations: Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
Box Office Details
Budget: AUD 25,000,000
Opening Weekend: AUD 3,862,193
(5 September 2010)
(28 December 2011)
Did You Know?
The character Chris Lang mentions that his parents are in Saudi Arabia which is where Ashleigh Cummings (who plays Robyn) was born.
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How funny are dogs?
I've just finished watching the world premiere of "Tomorrow When the
War Began" in Sydney with my son. We've both read the complete
"Tomorrow" book series, which we loved – so we went expecting the movie
to not live up to the book because movies generally don't, do they?
Well, we were really pleasantly surprised as this movie is a wonderful
A great cast of "unknowns" become the characters we know and love. They
did a fabulous job of capturing the essence of the book with the right
balance of action, character development and teenage romance. It really
is a fantastic effort and I would be very surprised if this film
doesn't smash it at the box office.
We both wanted to sit there and watch it all over again!