Mortal Engines (2018) Movie Review, Cast and Plot


Mortal Engines is an upcoming post-apocalyptic adventure film. The movie is directed by Christian Rivers and written by Fran WalshPhilippa Boyens, and Peter Jackson. This movie is based on the novel of the same name by Philip Reeve.

Mortal Engines Movie Stars include Hugo Weaving, Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Jihae, Ronan Raftery, Leila George, Patrick Malahide, and Stephen Lang. This film is scheduled to be released in New Zealand on the 6th of December 2018 and in the United States on the 14th of December.

Mortal Engines Movie Cast

  • Hera Hilmar as Hester Shaw. She is a disfigured fugitive assassin that has a personal vendetta against Thaddeus.
  • Robert Sheehan as Tom Natsworthy
  • Hugo Weaving as Thaddeus Valentine
  • Jihae as Anna Fang
  • Ronan Raftery as Bevis Pod, Bevis is an apprentice engineer whom Katherine befriends.
  • Leila George as Katherine Valentine. She is the daughter of Thaddeus Valentine.
  • Patrick Malahide as Magnus Crome. He is the Mayor of London.
  • Stephen Lang as Shrike, He is the last of an undead battalion of soldiers known as Stalkers.
  • Frankie Adams as Yasmina

Mortal Engines Movie Plot


The Movie follows Hester Shaw, A mysterious young woman who emerges as the only one who can stop a giant predator city on wheels devouring everything in its path. This movie will be available in all cinemas on the 14th of December 2018.

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Mortal Engines Movie Overview

Directed byChristian Rivers
Produced by
  • Zane Weiner
  • Amanda Walker
  • Deborah Forte
  • Fran Walsh
  • Peter Jackson
Screenplay by
  • Fran Walsh
  • Philippa Boyens
  • Peter Jackson
Based onMortal Engines
by Philip Reeve
  • Hugo Weaving
  • Hera Hilmar
  • Robert Sheehan
  • Jihae
  • Ronan Raftery
  • Leila George
  • Patrick Malahide
  • Stephen Lang
Music byJunkie XL
CinematographySimon Raby
  • Universal Pictures
  • Media Rights Capital
  • WingNut Films
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • December 6, 2018 (New Zealand)
  • December 14, 2018(United States)
  • New Zealand
  • United States
Budget$100 million