Was inception almost entirely a dream

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  1. JAEGERX Gold Belt

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    like, ok he is with Saito at first trying to dream jack him, then he wakes up cause of the totem right, ok, so then he goes recruiting and gets that midget chick or whatever, but after that when he meets with Tom Hardy the whole thing is like a dream, and the entire movie from then on is a dream thats why the ending is open

    a dream, Dicaprio dreamed this movie
     
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    It was all a dream, he used to read word up magazine. Salt N pepa and heavy D up in his limousine.
     
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    Is a movie
     
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    No one on earth knows the answer to this movie.
     
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    God dammit, not this again.

    No its not all a dream. There are multiple spots where leo is already asleep. It serves no purpose to say that everyone else is doing whatever while hes asleep.

    Its just a "oh shit" moment at the end.

    The real question is how do they wake up from the chemists dream? Every layer has a kick but his. So how do they wake on the plane?
     
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    LOL The kick is Saito shooting them. They don't need a kick on levels where they're already dead/kicked. You'll notice the team's awake before they are.
     
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    I just watched it a couple of weeks ago and there is no way that this isn’t Leo’s dream.
     
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    Dream. Dom is trapped
     
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    Watching the movie is a dream. No one has seen it they just dream they have.
     
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    this is true you know
     
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    they dreamed they were not gay fish, but they were actually gay fish
     
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    In my not-so-humble opinion.

    The ending wasn't a dream because the totem wobbled. It never wobbled in a dream before.

    So either he is in the real world or that is a continuity error by the film makers.
     
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    Still debated. I think the official answer is the ending is what you want it to be.

    I think the ending is a dream. The entire movies shows Cobb obsessing over if he's dreaming or awake and now, it longer matters. He's happy and even if it's a dream, he's with his kids and can live out his "life" in peace.

    I think some clues is that he isn't even using his own totem. It's his wife's. You're supposed to have your own totem. They show a basement scene where people are sleeping and content to live out their lives there because it's better than real life. The kids also don't look like they have aged and are doing the same thing he remembered them doing when he last saw them.

    I think as part of Saito's payment, he realized Cobb was hurting and gave him peace with the memory/dream.
     
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    I've been dreamed jacked off a shit ton of times, mainly by women at work and occasionally by the Colombian chick at my local taco shop.
     
  20. norm chef kisses

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    How I see it is he's dreaming from the very start, and all the events are his own dream interpretation of the real events that led him onto the shores of limbo. In other movies this is depicted as a flashback, like how FIGHT CLUB begins just seconds before it ends in order for us to go through their relationship from its very beginning. In INCEPTION, most would say this flashback is no different from the others; the waking world represented by Dom's naked ring finger while in dreams he still wears it. I prefer the flashback as a dream because I cannot otherwise explain the opposite positions of Dom and Mal at their hotel room. They're facing each other, and it seems like they're in different buildings. Mal's scheme just doesn't seem like it would work, given her body would be found quite some distance from where she was allegedly cast. The facing each other really threw me. But if I were to regard all this as a dream filtered through Dom's emotional perspective, the optical logistics matter less.

    Either way, Dom truly awakens on the plane. From there on it's no dream.
     

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