Fallout is a 2014 American apocalyptic action-advenure film written by Brian Fargo, directed by Danny Boyle and produced by Darren Aronofsky. The film stars Joe Anderson, Michael Ironside, George Dzundza and Elizabeth Banks.

Based on the game of the same name, Fallout takes place several decades after a nuclear exchange in 2077 known as the "Great War" nearly wipes out all of mankind. Before the war occured, impenetrable shelters known as Vaults were created by the U.S. government in preperation for a nuclear attack. The plot revolves around an inhabitant of one of these Vaults known as Albert Cole, who must venture out into the wasteland to find a new water chip for his vault after the last one suddenly malfunctions. As time passes, Albert discovers that an army of super mutants under the command of an enigmatic leader simply referred to as The Master is preparing to attack his vault, and must find a way to stop The Master and retrieve a new water chip for his slowly dying vault.

The film was released to overwhelmingly positive reception and won several awards such as Best Movie from the 2015 MTV Movie Awards and the BAFTA Award for Best Film.


Albert (Joe Anderson) is a charismatic inhabitant of Vault 13, located in the South California wasteland. As the leader of a vocal minority in Vault 13, Albert has amassed a following with the ultimate goal of seeking life on the outside world. Before his goal can be achieved, however, he is contacted by the Overseer, the self-proclaimed ruler of Vault 13. The Overseer informs Albert that Vault 13's water chip has malfunctioned, and a new one is required. The Overseer then requests that Albert venture out into the wasteland to find a new water chip. Albert reluctantly agrees, and travels out into the wasteland.

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