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Skyline (2010)

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Strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, drawing people outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth.

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Airplane Mom / Bartender (as Phet Mahathongdy O'Donnell)
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Jarrod and his pregnant girlfriend Elaine travel to Los Angeles to meet his old friend and successful entrepreneur Terry, and his wife Candice. Terry gives a party in his apartment for Jarrod and offers a job position to him in LA. Terry's assistant and lover Denise (Crystal Reed) and his friend Ray (Neil Hopkins) sleep on the couch in the living room, but in the dawn of the next morning, the group is awakened by mysterious beams of blue light. Ray stares at the light and is taken by the mysterious force. The group of friends try to escape from the alien invaders. Written by Claudio Carvalho, RIo de Janeiro, Brazil

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Don't look up. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, some language, and brief sexual content | See all certifications »

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12 November 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Skyline: La invasión  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,692,415 (USA) (12 November 2010)

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$21,371,425 (USA) (17 December 2010)
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Features over 1000 special effects shots. See more »

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Candice's hair changes from being loose when she lies down on the couch to being tied up when she wakes to the sound of the air strike. See more »

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[first lines]
Elaine: [a bright blue light shines through the blinds and the bed shakes] Oh, how's it morning already?
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Referenced in End of the World (2013) See more »

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Written by Tony Buchen, Andy Bull and Ursula Rucker
Performed by Buchman featuring Ursula Rucker
Courtesy of Brighton Boulevard Records
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Good old fashion popcorn fun!
10 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First I must say that I LOVE Sci Fi movies always have always will! This was a very low budget film for an Sci Fi budget 10 Million I believe. Still it felt big to me.... I was surprised at how tense I felt!!! The aliens are downright scary not just ugly,

As far as the actors I thought Eric Balfour as Jarrod was a really sexy believable 20 something leading man. I enjoyed that he was not so quick to be the hero he was scared just like most of us would be if our planet were being attacked! Donald Faison has a knack for comedic timing which is very important for such a intense movie. The women were beautiful which every guy will appreciate and I also liked the story line between Jarrod and Elaine played by Scottie Thompson I only wished we would have gotten to know all the characters a little better.

The ending was different from any alien attack movie I have EVER seen! Cool!!! As a whole the script could use some tightening but the effects are well worth the price of admission the actors were fun and believable. I thought it was good popcorn movie. If you like Sci Fi or action you won't be disappointed!


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