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Source Code is a 2011 American science fiction techno-thriller film directed by Duncan Jones, written by Ben Ripley, and starring Jake Gyllenhaal,Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Russell Peters, and Jeffrey Wright. The film had its world premiere on March 11, 2011 at South by Southwest(SXSW),[4] and was released by Summit Entertainment on April 1, in North America and Europe.

Source Code received highly positive reviews from critics,[5] and grossed over $147 million worldwide.



Army helicopter pilot Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal), last aware of being on a mission in Afghanistan, wakes up on a commuter train traveling to Chicago. He finds that to the world around him – including his traveling partner Christina Warren (Michelle Monaghan) and the bathroom mirror – he appears to be Sean Fentress, a school teacher. As he comes to grips with this revelation, the train car explodes, killing everyone aboard.

Stevens regains consciousness inside an unfamiliar cockpit. Through a screen, Air Force Captain Colleen Goodwin (Vera Farmiga) verifies Stevens's identity. She explains Stevens is in the "Source Code", an experimental device created by scientist Dr. Rutledge (Jeffrey Wright). The Code allows its user to experience the last eight minutes of another compatible person's life within an alternate timeline.[6] Stevens's mission is to use Source Code to discover the location of a bomb aboard the train and identify the bomber who detonated it. Goodwin explains that the train explosion occurred that morning, and was a warning by the bomber as a precursor to a larger dirty bomb that will be detonated in downtown Chicago. Stevens is unwillingly sent back into the Source Code to try again.

Stevens is sent back into the Source Code several times, trying different approaches each time including trying to warn the authorities on the train and trying to flee with Christina. None of these attempts are successful and in each...