'Elysium' Exclusive Clip: Matt Damon Stars In Global Blockbuster, As A Man On A Mission To Unite Two Worlds

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There are two Matt Damons.

There is the Matt Damon who turns up in quirky, off-beat roles, playing against his Hollywood beefcake persona - think 'The Talented Mr Ripley', 'The Informant' and, most recently, as Liberace's young lover in 'Behind the Candelabra'.

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Matt Damon is transformed into Max in 'Elysium'

And there's the quietly powerful blockbuster hero - see ALL of the Bourne trilogy, plus 'Contagion' and 'The Adjustment Bureau'.

The latter is on display in 'Elysium', a big-budget action thriller, that also serves as a metaphor for the social justice always close to Damon's heart. It's 2054, and the very wealthy live on a man-made space station, while the rest scramble to survive on a ruined Earth. Until one man - Max (Matt Damon) takes on a risky mission to unite the two worlds.

WATCH OUR EXCLUSIVE CLIP ABOVE.

'Elysium' is in UK cinemas from 21 August. Watch the trailer below...