Runtime: 2 hr. 28 min.
Genre: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Drama
Theatrical Release: Jul 16, 2010 Wide
In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a single idea within one's mind can be the most dangerous weapon or the most valuable asset.
* Leonardo DiCaprio as Dom Cobb, the Extractor, a professional thief who specializes in conning secrets from his victims by infiltrating their dreams. Cobb leads a team consisting of Arthur, Ariadne, Eames, Saito, and Yusuf, with the goal of influencing Fischer's actions via his dreams
* Ellen Page as Ariadne, the Architect, a graduate student who is recruited to construct worlds in which the dreams take place. The name Ariadne alludes to a Greek myth, in which she is the daughter of King Minos who aided Theseus by giving him a sword and a ball of string to help him navigate the labyrinth.
* Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Arthur, the Point Man, Cobb's partner and the man responsible for researching the team's targets.
* Ken Watanabe as Mr. Saito, the Tourist, a businessman who employs Cobb for the team's mission, and insists on being a member.
* Marion Cotillard as Mal Cobb, the Shade, Dom Cobb's deceased wife and a frequent, malevolent presence in Dom's dreams. Dom is unable to control these projections of her, challenging his abilities as an extractor.She serves as the film's main antagonist.
* Tom Hardy as Eames, the Forger, a sharp-tongued associate of Cobb's. Eames uses his ability to take the form of others in order to manipulate Fischer in Fischer's dreams.
* Cillian Murphy as Robert Michael Fischer, the Mark, the heir to a business empire and the team's target.
* Dileep Rao as Yusuf, the Chemist from Mombasa, who formulates the drugs needed to sustain the team members' dream states.
* Tom Berenger as Peter Browning, Fischer's godfather and fellow executive at the Fischers' company.
* Pete Postlethwaite as Maurice Fischer, Robert's dying father.
* Lukas Haas as Nash, an architect in Cobb's employment who is replaced by Ariadne
* Michael Caine as Miles, Cobb's mentor and father-in-law, and Ariadne's college professor who recommends her to the team.
SUPER SPOILER ALERT
In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a single idea within one's mind can be the most dangerous weapon or...wait for my review on this movie soon :D