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Skyline (2010)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  12 November 2010 (USA)
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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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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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Skyline: La invasión  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£513,338 (UK) (19 November 2010)

Gross:

$21,371,425 (USA) (17 December 2010)
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The film was completely financed by Greg Strause and Colin Strause without the assistance of any major studio. See more »

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Jarrod's hair changes lengths when walking down the hallway before meeting Walt. 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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Followed by Beyond Skyline (2015) See more »

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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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not as bad as these posts claim...
17 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One lesson I've learned is to not read online reviews before I go see a film as I did not find this movie to be half as bad as the people on this site claim. After reading that this movie was not even worth renting and that it was the worst film ever made and then seeing it, I didn't think it came close to any of those opinions.

It was far from perfect, but as far as entertainment value I was satisfied. It kept up a good pace with semi-interesting twists and turns. I even found myself to be holding onto my seat at times wondering what was gonna happen next.

This movie was 10 times better than something like Sex and The City part 2 or Eat, Pray, Love. I suggest checking it out for yourself and not listening to the scathing reviews on this site.


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