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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 ... See full summary »

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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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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)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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£513,338 (UK) (19 November 2010)

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$21,371,425 (USA) (17 December 2010)
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Most of the large alien spaceships were designed from the different appearances of various low altitude clouds ranging from Stratocumulus clouds to Cumulus clouds. See more »

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The color of Elaine's pants change after Jarrod and Terry leave the apartment. Evidence of this is seen when Terry comes back from Walt's apartment. See more »

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Elaine: [a bright blue light shines through the blinds and the bed shakes] Oh, how's it morning already?
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HIDING OUT
Written by Alexandra Sargent
Performed by Alexandra Sargent, Christian Saint-Louis, Chris Kinney, Stephen Franks
Courtesy of Alexandra Sargent
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13 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I see many posters claims Skyline is the 'worst movie ever' - that isn't even close to true. This $10 million movie was way better than the $100 million Van Helsing. And also way better than Johnny Mnemonic which is the gold standard by which I judge all bad movies. I actually liked Skyline. It was by no means a great movie but props to the film makers for skipping all of the alien invasion clichés and going with something original. One poster compared it to a zombie movie and I did notice the similarity when I was watching it. The plot does have far more in common with a typical zombie movie than you usual alien invasion movie. Also, way more realistic than any alien invasion movie I've ever seen. Independence Day was fun to watch but it was just cotton candy not serious science fiction.


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