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The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016)

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Critic Consensus: Allegiant improves on previous entries in The Divergent Series on a few superficial levels, but they aren't enough to counteract a sense of growing boredom with a franchise that's gone on too long.

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After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris (Shailene Woodley) must escape with Four (Theo James) and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love.

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Cast

Shailene Woodley
as Tris Prior
Zoë Kravitz
as Christina
Daniel Dae Kim
as Jack Kang
Andy Bean
as Romit
Ashley Judd
as Natalie
Josh Duvendeck
as Young David
Billy 4 Johnston
as Fringe Child
Thomas Blake Jr.
as Fringe Father
Ben Levin (II)
as Checkpoint Guard
Kyle Clements
as Factionless Guard
Maria Howell
as Council Member
Nicky Javon McNeil
as Factionless Guard
Janet McTeer
as Edith Prior
Courtney Hope
as Trial Factionless Dissenter
Joe Knezevich
as Trial Factionless Dissenter
Dwayne Boyd
as Trial Factionless Supporter
Andrew Farmer
as Trial Factionless Dissenter
Garrett Graham
as Trial Amity Allegiant Member
Scott Poythress
as Trial Amity Allegiant Member
Blake Webb
as Trial Candor Allegiant Member
Rachel Hendrix
as Trial Dauntless Allegiant Member
Kara Cantrell
as Trial Factionless Supporter
Annie Humphrey
as Trial Erudite Allegiant Member
Danielle Lyn
as Natalie's Friend
Alana Cavanaugh
as Natalie's Friend
John Gabriel
as Bureau Soldier/Team Leader
Morgan Henard
as Erudite Prisoner (Trial)
Emily Grace Dunn
as Natalie's Friend
Nick Madrick
as Caleb's Guard
Allie McCulloch
as Bureau Staff
Candace B. Harris
as Bureau Staff
Deja Dee
as Trial Candor Member
Abigail Weissert
as Natalie's Friend
Julianna Stasio
as Trial Dauntless Member
Shane Callahan
as Trial Factionless Member
Al Vicente
as Trial Factionless Member
Derek Roberts
as Most Scared Factionless
Zeeko Zaki
as Factionless Squad Leader
Mark Hicks
as One Last Factionless
Ryan Ashton
as Trial Erudite Member
Julie Ivey
as Fringe Parent
Suehyla El-Attar
as Fringe Parent
Alan D'Antoni
as Startled Factionless (Erudite Corridor)
Hannah Alligood
as Crush Girl
Rebecka Ray
as Hot Teacher
Ian Belgard
as Young Four
Gary Weeks (II)
as Perfexia Father
Howard Greer
as Perfexia Mother
David Kronawitter
as Perfexia Doctor
Tara Ochs
as Perfexia Nurse
Jamie Renell
as Perfexia Medical Techinican
Erin Elizabeth Burns
as Fringe Parent
Michael Beasley
as Perfexia Uncle
David An
as Factionless Soldier
Anthony K. Hyatt
as Perfexia Son In Law
James McGrady
as Factionless Soldier
Adin Steckler
as Crush Girl
Malachi Faddis
as Perfexia Child
Jose Miguel Vasquez
as Perfexia Patient
Kaleka
as Perfexia Grandma
Pam Smith
as Perfexia Daughter
Cache Thornton
as Perfexia Grandson
Legacy Brielle Phillips
as Perfexia Granddaughter
Anniston Price
as Perfexia Toddler
Hyla Venable
as Perfexia Toddler
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Critic Reviews for The Divergent Series: Allegiant

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By this point, none of the pieces fits and absolutely nothing makes any sense.

April 8, 2016 | Rating: 0/4 | Full Review…

A nightmarish landscape that's meant to be frightening - or at least unsettling - ends up being hilariously cheesy instead.

March 20, 2016 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

Allegiant exemplifies what happens when a book or movie exists solely for the purposes of placating fans and maintaining a revenue stream.

March 18, 2016 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

These movies were never going to transform cinema, but watching Allegiant, it's hard not to feel as if someone has pulled the rug out from under an otherwise modestly entertaining franchise.

March 18, 2016 | Full Review…

Allegiant aches to be a thought-provoking, moving allegory of the current world. Instead, it's an unwieldy two hours too unintentionally silly to validate how seriously it takes itself.

March 18, 2016 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Divergent feels like a hasty idea scribbled on construction paper, crumpled into a ball, and ditched in a mud puddle. Even it can't tell what it wanted to say.

March 18, 2016 | Rating: D | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for The Divergent Series: Allegiant

The Divergent series is brought to a close with the suspenseful sci-fi thriller Allegiant. As Chicago breaks down into mob rule Tris and Four escape to the wasteland outside of the city and find a hi-tech community that's trying to rebuild society; but Four soon uncovers a dark side to what they're doing. Jeff Daniels joins the cast and delivers an incredibly strong performance. And the special effects are extraordinarily good, creating some really inventive future tech. However, the plot is rather thin and kind of skims over a number of the events from the book. Also, most of the characters are underdeveloped. Still, while it comes off as a bit rushed and formulaic, Allegiant is entertaining and action-packed.

Dann Michalski
Dann Michalski

Super Reviewer

Theo James is still dreamy yet deadly, Miles Teller is still inexplicably douchey, and Shailene Woodley is still running the gun show, but her steel-eyed resolve only lasts through the first half of the movie. The second half sees Tris as this brainwashed diplomat of sorts manipulated by the system, and she barely gets to emote or say anything or even look remotely cool piloting a stolen pod or not look like a total n00b while wielding new drone gadgetry. Methought the movie ended abruptly with a nonsensical cliffhanger, but come to find out, the Divergent series has jumped on the YA film franchise L-train of splitting the final book into two films, thus ensuring cashflow but also long, dragged out plot points.

Alice Shen
Alice Shen

Super Reviewer

While this is a slight improvement over the last film, it still doesn't have the originality of the first. This is the type of film series (and probably book series) that had a cool premise for the first installment but then just kept going after the steering wheel was ripped off. The story seems like it is going somewhere but no one (that hasn't read the books) knows, or as the box office indicates, really cares. Many "plot twists" you really could see coming from a mile away which made the viewing experience even worse. With as many special effects that they put into this one, in order to even break even on the next one, they are going to have to pull the CGI WAAAAY back.

Patrick Wrye
Patrick Wrye

Super Reviewer

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