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Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2016-11-10

Runtime 116 minutes

Budget $47m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 7.6


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ian shared a tip "Well done and a nice departure from the usual formulaic sci-fi movies"

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tracey_newhouse shared a tip "Not a huge sci-fi fan but I absolutely enjoyed this movie!"

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Kaylee shared a tip "Super cool ending!"

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thomas_duncan shared a tip "The best sci-fi movie of the last 20 years. The story is compelling, and I still don't know how they thought of it."

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andrew_abbey shared a tip "I’m a sucker for nonlinear timelines"

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fawn_mokulis shared a tip "No problem!! I think you'll love it"

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heather_stevens shared a tip "Not fantastic, but solid and intriguing."

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drue_lee_8641 shared a tip "Space"

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sri_harsha shared a tip "Fav, the way this movie goes is super cool!"

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rungemailles shared a tip "The linguistics — damn!"

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rebelbooks101 shared a tip "Watched this in class. The whole movie is so pointless just for one twist"

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harrisonleongay shared a tip "Loveeeee"

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zhongxu_pei shared a tip "just like it"

christopher_bowerso shared a tip "Fresh take on the alien story."

dj_fernandez shared a tip "just ******* awesome."

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valerie_crump shared a tip "It was kind of boring...I didn't love it, but it's watch it again."

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megan_raye shared a tip "I love this movie!"

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swanqueen shared a tip "I remember seeing this in theaters and me and my mom viewed this ending in different ways."

cathy_ratedreads shared a tip "Interesting and made me think."

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ema_ward shared a tip "Im a sucker for sci fi, this was a good one 👍"

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avery_pope_8463 shared a tip "Love this one 😍"

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tina_skeen shared a tip "Such a great movie and cast! This sci-fi movie kept me on my toes the entire time eep!"

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ki.ba387 shared a tip "Great movie to watch if you love sci-fi and fiction"

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melia_cogan shared a tip "Great mind bending concepts…including time related ones. Linguistics takes center stage as well!"

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jason_morrison_7743 shared a tip "Fantastic idea and truly interesting movie."

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paula_walker_9882 shared a tip "It was believable. Not far fetched at all."

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ian_earl shared a tip "Fantastic Direction."

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alice_bdard shared a tip "A mid-budget movie like you don't often see, a sci-fi piece based on a theory of language. Unique and imaginative."