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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
Release Date 2016-11-10
Runtime 116 minutes
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ian shared a tip "Well done and a nice departure from the usual formulaic sci-fi movies"
Kaylee shared a tip "Super cool ending!"
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."
tina_skeen shared a tip "Such a great movie and cast! This sci-fi movie kept me on my toes the entire time eep!"
avery_pope_8463 shared a tip "Love this one 😍"
ki.ba387 shared a tip "Great movie to watch if you love sci-fi and fiction"
swanqueen shared a tip "I remember seeing this in theaters and me and my mom viewed this ending in different ways."
jason_morrison_7743 shared a tip "Fantastic idea and truly interesting movie."
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."
vince_ermilio shared a tip "Thought ending was cheesy"
wajdi_kanj shared a tip "It’s great!"
lisa_deal shared a tip "I loved how the unpacking of language and how we affect each other was explored."
dakota_persons-criqui shared a tip "I think the end was great because it explained it all. Plus this movie almost stuck true to the story of it too."
vita_castillo shared a tip "Don't get tired of watching this one. Something about their soundtrack always captivates me into the narrative. 🙌🏽"
munyaradzi_kawadza shared a tip "Unexpected to say the least."
munyaradzi_kawadza shared a tip "I need to watch it again."
kendra_puetz shared a tip "I thought this was good. What everyone else think? Honestly"
megan_raye shared a tip "I love this movie!"
sara_stokes shared a tip "My little sociolinguistics obsessed heart geeked hard with this movie!"
soni_mar shared a tip "Can't help but thinking how are we going to react when and if this ever happens.."
rahul_dhankhar shared a tip "Brilliant approach to film making 🤛🏼"
shauna-kay_hamilton shared a tip "I think it was the concept of time that she learned about."
kalynn_doebel shared a tip "Couldn't **"
shannon_pettus_1589 shared a tip "I loved this movie"
jessie_murray_6538 shared a tip "#aliens loved this so much! What a twist!!!!"
emmanuel_kebede shared a tip "Good but slow build up. Good watch."
michael_bell shared a tip "Interesting"
luis_f_cruz_ shared a tip "This movie and Contact are one of my favorites because it is more real if we where to have communication with other life form"
ana_cuprill shared a tip "An unexpected Alien movie. Loved it!"
hannah_bogina shared a tip "It’s good!"
chris_mccleary shared a tip "Loved everything about it. Such a clever movie."
kathi_parker shared a tip "My favorite part was when the female scientist learns how to communicate with with the aliens"
sherry_yeh shared a tip "An amazing sci-fi movie with a soul. Absolutely beautiful cinematography."
nitsa_al shared a tip "Interesting movie, was very well put together. A lot of twists and turns. Definitely an intelligent movie￼"
colter_grant shared a tip "This is the only film of his I've seen but I did like the way he did this movie"
cynthia_goodfellow shared a tip "Very clever, it surprised me, and that is hard to do."
paula_walker_9882 shared a tip "It was believable. Not far fetched at all."
jennifer_allen_3176 shared a tip "Really good movie. Huge twist at the end! But you have to pay attention!"
simon_i shared a tip "Interstellar, annihilation, and passengers are all really good."
simon_i shared a tip "Passengers, annihilation, and interstellar are all really good in my opinion"
sad_face shared a tip "Didn’t think I’d like it as much as I did. It’s a bit slow paced but, the visuals and concepts are amazing."