R | | Action, Adventure, Drama
A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Denzel Washington performed all of his own stunts in the hand-to-hand fight sequences.
Young Woman Hijacker:
Please, don't hurt me. Here, take anything you want. You want some food? Take it.
Eli: I'm not gonna hurt you.
Young Woman Hijacker: Yeah? That's what the last guy said. Could... could you help me? The wheel came off. I can't fix it. Maybe if I... if I could... but I can't.
When Eli quotes Genesis 1:3, he says "hovering" instead of "moved".
Aside from the title, there are no opening credits.
A montage of deleted scenes on the DVD include a scene where Claudia reads the Braille bible to Carnegie as he lies on his deathbed.
£1,232,001 (UK) (17 January 2010)