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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 7.5


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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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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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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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avery_pope_8463 shared a tip "Love this one 😍"

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

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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."

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

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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."

christi_kosheba shared a tip "Sci fy recommendation"

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vince_ermilio shared a tip "Thought ending was cheesy"

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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."

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vita_castillo shared a tip "Don't get tired of watching this one. Something about their soundtrack always captivates me into the narrative. đŸ™ŒđŸœ"

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munyaradzi_kawadza shared a tip "Unexpected to say the least."

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munyaradzi_kawadza shared a tip "I need to watch it again."

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kendra_puetz shared a tip "I thought this was good. What everyone else think? Honestly"

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megan_raye shared a tip "I love this movie!"

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sara_stokes shared a tip "My little sociolinguistics obsessed heart geeked hard with this movie!"

paige_ob shared a tip "Crazy good"

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soni_mar shared a tip "Can't help but thinking how are we going to react when and if this ever happens.."

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rahul_dhankhar shared a tip "Brilliant approach to film making đŸ€›đŸŒ"

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shauna-kay_hamilton shared a tip "I think it was the concept of time that she learned about."

randy_lovins shared a tip "I felt it was. I’d watch it again."

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kalynn_doebel shared a tip "Couldn't **"

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shannon_pettus_1589 shared a tip "I loved this movie"

mara_noaker shared a tip "Its been a while since I've seen it"

susan_chestnut shared a tip "Was happily surprised by this movie. Loved it."

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jessie_murray_6538 shared a tip "#aliens loved this so much! What a twist!!!!"

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emmanuel_kebede shared a tip "Good but slow build up. Good watch."

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michael_bell shared a tip "Interesting"

kaden_zipen shared a tip "Such a simple, but engaging concept. Masterful execution."

kaden_zipen shared a tip "Love the concept. Super engaging."

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"

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ana_cuprill shared a tip "An unexpected Alien movie. Loved it!"

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hannah_bogina shared a tip "It’s good!"

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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."

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nitsa_al shared a tip "Interesting movie, was very well put together. A lot of twists and turns. Definitely an intelligent movieïżŒ"

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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"

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cynthia_goodfellow shared a tip "Very clever, it surprised me, and that is hard to do."

michelle_reid_9069 shared a tip "Fascinating"

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

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jennifer_allen_3176 shared a tip "Really good movie. Huge twist at the end! But you have to pay attention!"

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simon_i shared a tip "Interstellar, annihilation, and passengers are all really good."

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simon_i shared a tip "Passengers, annihilation, and interstellar are all really good in my opinion"

amanda_2075 shared a tip "Definitely! It is not your normal sci-fi show, but it is amazing!!!"

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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."

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