'Minority Report' A society in which the public willingly gives up privacy for security and police arrest wrongdoers before they commit crimes ... is this America, circa 2002? No, it's circa 2054, in the new movie thriller Minority Report, starring Tom Cruise. NPR's Bob Mondello says director Steven Spielberg finished the film before Sept. 11, but echoes of Sept. 11 abound, anyway.

'Minority Report'

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A society in which the public willingly gives up privacy for security and police arrest wrongdoers before they commit crimes ... is this America, circa 2002? No, it's circa 2054, in the new movie thriller Minority Report, starring Tom Cruise. NPR's Bob Mondello says director Steven Spielberg finished the film before Sept. 11, but echoes of Sept. 11 abound, anyway.

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