The Adjustment Bureau

The Adjustment Bureau is a 2011 American science fiction romantic thriller film written and directed by George Nolfi, based on the 1954 Philip K. Dick short story "Adjustment Team".[3] Starring Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie, John Slattery, and Terence Stamp, the film tells the story of a United States congressman who discovers that what appear to be chance events in his life are controlled by a mysterious, powerful group. After an event not planned by these controllers occurs—a romantic encounter with a dancer—he struggles against their manipulation, despite their promise of a great future for him.

The Adjustment Bureau
Theatrical release poster
Directed byGeorge Nolfi
Screenplay byGeorge Nolfi
Based on"Adjustment Team"
by Philip K. Dick
Produced by
CinematographyJohn Toll
Edited byJay Rabinowitz
Music byThomas Newman
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release dates
  • February 14, 2011 (2011-02-14) (Ziegfeld Theatre)
  • March 4, 2011 (2011-03-04) (United States)
Running time
106 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Budget$50.2 million[1][2]
Box office$127.9 million[1]

The film premiered at the Ziegfeld Theatre on February 14, 2011, and was released in theaters in the United States on March 4. It received mostly positive reviews from critics and grossed $127 million, against a production budget of $50 million.

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