"Tenet" is a 2020 science fiction action film directed by Christopher Nolan.
The starring cast includes John David Washington as the Protagonist, Robert Pattinson as Neil, Elizabeth Debicki as Katherine "Kat" Barton, Dimple Kapadia as Priya, Michael Caine as Crosby, Kenneth Branagh as Sator, Juhan Ulfsak as Passenger, Jefferson Hall as Well-Dressed Man, Ivo Uukkivi as Uniformed Official, Andrew Howard as Driver and others.

Here are "Tenet" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Tenet movie?

Warner Bros. Pictures on Friday, August 21, 2020 released the trailer for "Tenet" you can watch here:
TENET - Final Trailer.

Plot summary

What is Tenet movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Tenet" movie plot summary.

A CIA agent, the "Protagonist", participates in an extraction operation at a Kyiv opera house. A masked soldier wearing a red trinket saves his life by "un-firing" a bullet through a gunman. After seizing an artifact, the Protagonist (John David Washington) is captured by mercenaries. He is tortured before consuming what he believes to be a suicide pill. He awakens to learn the suicide pill was a test of loyalty and that the artifact was lost.
The Protagonist is recruited by an organization called Tenet. A scientist briefs him on bullets with "inverted" entropy, meaning they move backward through time. She believes they are manufactured in the future, and other inverted objects seem to be remnants of a war in the future. The Protagonist meets his handler, Neil (Robert Pattinson), through a CIA contact, and they trace the inverted bullets to arms dealer Priya Singh (Dimple Kapadia) in Mumbai. They learn that Priya is a member of Tenet, and her cartridges were purchased and inverted by Russian oligarch Andrei Sator (Kenneth Branagh).
In London, the Protagonist approaches Sator's estranged wife Kat (Elizabeth Debicki), an art appraiser who falsely authenticated a forged Goya drawing. She tells him that Sator purchased the drawing from the forger, Arepo, and is using Kat's authentication as blackmail to control her in their relationship. The Protagonist and Neil plot to steal the drawing from a freeport storage facility at the Oslo Airport. There they fend off two masked men who seemingly emerge from a strange device. Afterward, Priya explains that the device is a turnstile, a machine that can invert the entropy of objects and people, and that the masked men were the same person traveling in opposite directions through time.


Who plays who in the Tenet movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Tenet" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

John David Washington  as the Protagonist a CIA agent
Robert Pattinson  as Neil the Protagonist's handler
Elizabeth Debicki  as Katherine "Kat" Barton
Dimple Kapadia  as Priya
Michael Caine  as Crosby
Kenneth Branagh  as Sator
Juhan Ulfsak  as Passenger
Jefferson Hall  as Well-Dressed Man
Ivo Uukkivi  as Uniformed Official
Andrew Howard  as Driver
Rich Ceraulo Ko  as SWAT / Target
Jonathan Camp  as SWAT 2
Wes Chatham  as SWAT 3
Sander Rebane  as Ukrainian SWAT
Martin Donovan  as Fay
Clémence Poésy  as Barbara
Josh Stewart  as Male Voice
Denzil Smith  as Sanjay
Jeremy Theobald  as Steward
Tom Nolan  as Shipley's Representative
Laurie Shepherd  as Max
Yuri Kolokolnikov  as Volkov
Marcel Sabat  as Gaunt Russian
Julia-Maria Arnolds  as Nanny
Jack Cutmore-Scott  as Klaus
Himesh Patel  as Mahir
Anthony Molinari  as Rohan
Adam Cropper  as Young Sator
Tony Christian  as Gold Bar Thief
Jan Uuspõld  as Blue Co-Pilot
Kaspar Velberg  as Police Operator
Sergo Vares  as Police Supervisor
Rain Tolk  as Policeman Passenger
Aaron Taylor-Johnson  as Ives
Fiona Dourif  as Wheeler
Henrik Kalmet  as Medic
Sean Avery  as Red Soldier 1
John Douglas  as Red Soldier 2 (as John Orantes)
Seb Carrington  as Junior Crew Member
Matthew Marsden  as Blue Team Soldier

Release date

When is Tenet movie release date?

"Tenet" movie release date was scheduled to be on August 13, 2020 (United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt), on August 26, 2020 (United Kingdom, Hungary, Australia, Belgium, Germany, France), on August 27, 2020 (Australia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Czech Republic), on September 3, 2020 (United States, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia), on September 4, 2020 (People's Republic of China, Ghana, Nigeria), on September 10, 2020 (Hong Kong, Bahrain, Israel, Kuwait, Qatar) and on September 18, 2020 (Japan) distributing by Warner Bros. Pictures Germany, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, HKC Entertainment, Karo Premiere, Kinomania, NOS Audiovisuais, Tanweer Alliances, Warner Bros. Singapore and HBO Max.


What are Tenet filming details?

The duration of the film is 150 minutes. With a budget of $200 million, the film grossed over $363.7 million.

"Tenet" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began in May 2019 on a soundstage in Los Angeles and took place in seven countries - Denmark, Estonia, India, Italy, Norway, the United Kingdom, and United States.


What are critics and audiences saying about Tenet movie?

"Tenet" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.4/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 70/100. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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