Chris Nolan’s 2014 sci-
But, more than that, it’s realistic! Yes, a science-
In a future where the Earth is dying (due to blights on crops which create massive dust-
Unfortunately, once through the wormhole, it’s an endless series of set-
First Shot: Dust everywhere.
Daughter interviewed in the future.
Dream about protagonist crashing a spaceship.
Daughter wakes him up. She thought he was the ghost (foreshadowing -
Inciting Incident: The Earth is now dust. Nothing grows. Earth is doomed.
Family introduced. Daughter believes in ghosts -
Their truck blows a tire. They see a drone and take chase. Almost drive off a cliff capturing it.
Finds out his kids can't go to college. There's no military anymore. The world has run out of food. The college administrators believe the moon landing was a hoax. Gets daughter suspended from school.
The farm equipment he reprogrammed -
New York Yankees are now a minor-
They decipher the pattern in the dust -
Introduce TARS and love-
This is the most secure facility on Earth, how did you get here?
Earth is doomed -
Oh, and the protagonist is the only available pilot!
Someone sent us a wormhole 10 years ago. We sent 12 craft through, one to each potentially inhabitable world. Now, we don't have enough resources to go back to all 12.
Daugheter mad at him for leaving her. Furios when she finds out that time-
The setting changes: Earth to Space.
The stakes get immeasurably higher: Earth's fate is now in his hands.
The protagonist and love-
Land on space-
Black guy gets space-
Daughter won't send him a message, she's still angry.
They go through the wormhole. Brand seemingly shakes hands with a non-
They have to go down to the planet -
They go down to the surface of the giant ocean-
Coop watches 23 years of messages. His father's dead. He has a grandson. Murph is still mad at him. They cry.
Story shifts to Earth. They've failed. The mission is doomed (false defeat -
Murph figures out that the director is cheating, that the equations can't be solved. There is no hope.
Back in space, we find out the the love-
Anne Hathaway has her big speech about the universal power of love -
Blight has come to the farm, the neighbors have given up, all is lost. The director dies. The work was all a life. Murph thinks that her dad left them, knowing the truth. Hates him even more (false-
They land on the ice planet and rescue Mann. He tells them it's hospitable down below. They receive the daughter's message.
Murph discusses the 'ghost,' which she thinks is a person trying to communicate with her. The dust is killing the children. They'll have to leave the farm. Her brother refuses. She leaves anyways.
Mann shows his true colors and pushes Coop off of an ice-
Mann and Coop fight to the death. Mann wins and leaves Coop low on oxygen.
Murph returns to burn down all the corn and force her brother to leave the farm.
Coop is rescued at the last second. As they rush to confront Mann, there's an explosion at the compound. Romilly is killed. If Mann reaches the ship first, he'll strand them -
Murph goes try and communicate with the 'ghost.'
Mann reaches the space-
Coop sacrifices himself (and TARS) and flies into the black-
TARS and Coop have been saved by the five-
The tesseract closes. Coop re-
Coop seems to get sent through the worm-
They saved TARS too!
Coop is finally reunited with his daughter -
Brand is stranded on her planet now. Forever alone. Coop goes to rescue her. The end.
Original movie posters from the film