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Skyline -- Clip: The Group Evades A Giant Alien By The Pool
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Writers:
Joshua Cordes (written by) &
Liam O'Donnell (written by)
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Release Date:
12 November 2010 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Don't look up. See more »
Plot:
Jarrod and his pregnant girlfriend Elaine travel to Los Angeles to meet his old friend and successful entrepreneur Terry... See more » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Absolute crap! See more (926 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Eric Balfour ... Jarrod

Scottie Thompson ... Elaine

Brittany Daniel ... Candice

Crystal Reed ... Denise

Neil Hopkins ... Ray

David Zayas ... Oliver

Donald Faison ... Terry
Robin Gammell ... Walt

Tanya Newbould ... Jen

J. Paul Boehmer ... Colin

Phet Mahathongdy ... Airplane Mom / Bartender (as Phet Mahathongdy O'Donnell)

Byron McIntyre ... Limo Driver
Jackie Marin ... Girl in Pool

Tony Black ... Guy at Party
Eliza Till ... Girl at Party

James Huang ... Soldier #1
Erik Rondell ... Soldier #2
Johnny DeBeer ... Rocket Soldier
Lauren Marin ... Abducted Girl
Matt Frels ... Abducted Guy

Pam Levin ... Pregnant Abductee
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Aneliese Roettger ... Model
Andreea Florescu ... Socialite (uncredited)

Leon 'Lee' Fuller ... Passenger (uncredited)
Marcus Nel-Jamal Hamm ... Terry's friend (uncredited)
Gladys Khan ... Indian Diplomat Air Passenger (uncredited)

Mobin Khan ... Indian Diplomat Air Passenger (uncredited)
Elena Kolpachikova ... Bohemian (uncredited)

Waymond Lee ... Airport Traveler (uncredited)
Justin Reed ... Airport Security Guard (uncredited)

Vanessa Ross ... Stewardess (uncredited)

Evan Shafran ... Airplane Passenger (uncredited)
Abu Baker Siddiq ... Airport Limo Driver (uncredited)

Directed by
Colin Strause  (as The Brothers Strause)
Greg Strause  (as The Brothers Strause)
 
Writing credits
Joshua Cordes (written by) &
Liam O'Donnell (written by)

Produced by
Kristian James Andresen .... producer
Paul Barry .... co-producer
Liz Dean .... associate producer
Ryan Kavanaugh .... executive producer
Brian Kavanaugh-Jones .... executive producer
Tracey Landon .... line producer
Liam O'Donnell .... producer
Brett Ratner .... executive producer
Colin Strause .... producer (as The Brothers Strause)
Greg Strause .... producer (as The Brothers Strause)
Tucker Tooley .... executive producer
Brian Tyler .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Matthew Margeson (music composed by)
 
Cinematography by
Michael Watson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Nicholas Wayman-Harris 
 
Casting by
Liz Dean 
 
Production Design by
Drew Dalton 
 
Costume Design by
Bobbie Mannix 
 
Makeup Department
Shyama Gero .... makeup department head
Carleigh Herbert .... assistant makeup artist
AnnaRose Kern .... hair stylist
Regan Livingstone .... key makeup artist
Hannah Lux Davis .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Ed Chapman .... post-production supervisor
Colin Hudock .... production supervisor
Christopher Kulikowski .... post-production supervisor
Tracey Landon .... unit production manager
Pascal Vaguelsy .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joshua Cordes .... second unit director
Kristofer Kolpek .... second second assistant director: additional photography
M. Ryan Traylor .... second assistant director
Mike Tsucalas .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Chad Bell .... brain fabrication
Scott Kinsey .... credits designer
Kino Scialabba .... alien and ship designs
 
Sound Department
Bobbi Banks .... supervising adr editor
Elliott Barker .... boom operator
Charlie Campagna .... sound effects editor
Harry Cohen .... sound effects editor
William R. Dean .... sound effects editor
Carlton Diggs .... boom operator
Michael J. Fraumeni .... co-sound designer
Houston Guy .... boom operator
Paul Hackner .... sound effects editor
Greg Hedgepath .... supervising sound editor
Nicholas James .... adr editor
Pedro Jimenez .... trailer re-recording mixer
Michael Keller .... sound re-recording mixer
Gary Krause .... supervising sound editor
Nickolas Meade .... additional sound
Michael Miller .... adr mixer
Reza Moosavi .... production sound mixer
Barry Neely .... production sound mixer
Tom Ozanich .... sound effects editor
David Rawlinson .... supervising adr editor
Herbert Rawlinson .... sound editor
Stephen P. Robinson .... sound designer
John Ross .... sound re-recording mixer
Joan Rowe .... foley artist
Sean Rowe .... foley artist
John Sisti .... co-sound designer
John Sisti .... sound effects editor
Hermann Thumann .... additional audio
Bob Tiwana .... additional sound
David F. Van Slyke .... co-sound designer
Daniel R. Kerr .... sound effects recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Michael Broom .... illustrator: Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.
Alec Gillis .... creature designer
Tom Woodruff Jr. .... creature designer
 
Visual Effects by
Holli Alvarado .... matte painter/roto artist
Spencer Armajo .... flame artist
Oliver Arnold .... senior technical director: lighting
Jeff Atherton .... vfx producer: Hydraulx
Nicholas Avallone .... animator
Jarrod Avalos .... layout & matchmove lead
Scott Balkcom .... lead compositor
Dan Bartolucci .... flame artist: Lola VFX
Vincent Blin .... roto and paint artist
Bruce Bolden .... visual effects artist
Adam Briggs .... visual effects artist
Jeremy F. Butler .... character rigging supervisor
Andrew Byrne .... fx artist: Hydraulx
Kevin Cahill .... visual effects coordinator
Marco Capparelli .... visual effects artist
Oscar G. Castillo .... senior fx artist
Ed Chapman .... cleaner
Trent Claus .... Flame artist
Andrew M. Collins .... animator
Brian Conlon .... digital compositor
Mauro Contaldi .... charater td
Joshua Cordes .... animation supervisor
Andy Davis .... lead senior compositor
Hector de la Torre .... modeling: Hydraulx
Fefo Desouza .... compositor
Eric Ebling .... visual effects artist
Tamer Eldib .... modeler
Josh Elmore .... model/texture artist
Nicholas Elwell .... senior visual effects coordinator: Hydraulx
Marq Faulkner .... roto/paint artist: Hydraulx
Patrick Flannery .... visual effects stills photographer
Philip Fraschetti .... flame artist: Hydraulx
Miles Friedman .... visual effects coordinator
Joshua Galbincea .... roto/paint artist
Demitre Garza .... visual effects artist
Don Greenberg .... compositor: Hydraulx
Joshua Grow .... 3d coordinator: Hydraulx
Miguel A. Guerrero .... modeling/creature supervisor: Hydraulx
Brian Hajek .... digital compositor
Brian Hanable .... digital effects compositor: Hydraulx
Chris Haney .... pipeline supervisor
Tulio Hernandez .... lighting technical director
Paul Hopkins .... matchmove/layout
Robert Hubbard .... visual effects
Nathan Hurlburt .... digital compositor
Atsushi Imamura .... senior modeler: Hydraulx
J.D. Imhof .... lighting technical director: Hydraulx
Chris Ingersoll .... visual effects artist
Pasha Ivanov .... visual effects
Brian Janelli .... model/texture artist
Daniel Jauregui .... visual effects artist
Zack Judson .... digital effects supervisor
Bruce Jurgens .... visual effects executive producer: Legion Entertainment
Nathan Koga .... roto and paint artist
Eric A. Kohler .... visual effects coordinator: Hydraulx
Daniel Kruse .... digital lighter: [Hy*drau"lx]
Bill Kunin .... visual effects artist
Billy-Vu Lam .... character animator
Kim LeBrane .... cg coordinator: Hydraulx
Sun Lee .... senior matte painter: Hydraulx
Max Leonard .... visual effects coordinator
Dave Levine .... flame artist
Randy Little .... flame artist
Jose Lopez .... modeler: Hydraulx
Alberto Ludeña .... paint artist
Alberto Ludeña .... rotoscope artist
Mark Matta .... tracking artist
Scott McLain .... compositing and effects
Michael Meagher .... visual effects executive producer
David Michaels .... character technical director
Scott Michelson .... visual effects executive producer
Steven Miller .... Flame artist: Hydraulx
Young Joon Mok .... digital compositor
Chun Seong Ng .... senior modeler
Brian Nugent .... Flame artist
Chris Olivas .... paint artist
Van Ouk .... modeler: Hydraulx
Roto and Paint .... visual effects
Eugene Paluso .... tracking and layout
Bruno Parenti .... flame artist
Jale Parsons .... roto/paint artist
Chris Payne .... digital cleanup supervisor
John Polyson .... visual effects editor: Hydraulx
Juan Carlos Quintana .... paint/rotoscope artist
Chris Radcliffe .... senior modeler/texture artist
Scott Rader .... senior inferno artist: Hydraulx
Pablovsky Ramos-Nieves .... tracking and layout: Hydraulx
Ben Record .... visual effects: elements
Gizmo Rivera .... compositor
Karl Rogovin .... dynamics effects animator: Hydraulx
Krystal Sae Eua .... senior modeler: [Hy*drau"lx]
Kino Scialabba .... concept designer
Kino Scialabba .... matte painter: Hydraulx
Joel Sevilla .... character setup lead
Joel Sevilla .... supervising animator
Laura Sevilla .... digital compositor
Tim Simon .... modeler: Hydraulx
Matt Siner .... visual effects editor
Nick Sinnott .... tracking artist: Hydraulx
Skyline .... visual effects executive producer
John C. Sparks .... visual effects: hydraulx
Colin Strause .... visual effects supervisor
Greg Strause .... visual effects supervisor
Frederick George Stuhrberg .... 3D scanning
Caitlin Thornton .... visual effects coordinator
Alexander Tirasongkran .... matchmove artist
Jon Tojek .... visual effects artist
Shigeharu Tomotoshi .... digital artist
Greg Tse .... tracking / layout artist: Hydraulx
Yuki Uehara .... roto/paint artist
Chris Wells .... visual effects: Hydraulx
Bob Wiatr .... compositor
C. Jerome Williams .... digital compositor
Derek Winslow .... matte painter
Andrew Winters .... visual effects artist
Yoshiya Yamada .... creature supervisor: Hydraulx
Roy Yang .... visual effects (as Jianru Yang)
Michael Zavala .... 2D production manager: Hydraulx
 
Stunts
Joey Anaya .... stunt double: Adrien Brody/Eric Balfor
Brandon Beckman .... stunt rigger
Cornell Brandon .... utility stunts
Darrell Davis .... stunts (as Craig Davis)
Arturo Dickey .... aerial stunt rigger
Arturo Dickey .... utility stunts
Brian Duffy .... stunts
Debbie Evans .... stunt double: Elaine
Diana R. Lupo .... stunt double
Mark Norby .... stunt coordinator
Dana Reed .... stunt double: Elaine
Erik Rondell .... utility stunts
Kyle Weishaar .... stunt double
Omar Ayala .... stunts (uncredited)
Omar Ayala .... utility stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kevin Akers .... second assistant camera
Steve Albovias .... key grip: additional photgraphy
Brandon Alperin .... assistant chief lighting technician
Federico Aragon .... video operator
Eli Berg .... first assistant camera: "c" camera
Jeremy Braben .... aerial director of photography
Jake Capistron .... eclipse technician
Nathan Carballo .... lamp operator
Matthew Castalito .... electrician
Joshua Cordes .... camera operator
Cameron Dershem .... electrician
Noah Dille .... steadicam operator
Eric Dvorsky .... first assistant camera: aerial unit
Isaiah Fortajada .... additional second assistant camera
Tyler Harrison .... second assistant camera
Robby Hart .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Douglas S. Holgate .... aerial director of photography
Alex Jenkins .... grip
Steve Koster .... aerial director of photography
Shaun Mayor .... director of photography: second unit
Shaun Mayor .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Gregory Pickard .... car rigging grip
Rob Pittman .... additional first assistant camera
Johnny Segal .... grip
Ian S. Takahashi .... first assistant camera
John Trapman .... aerial director of photography
Marcus Ubungen .... second assistant camera
Eric Ulbrich .... chief lighting technician
Eric Ulrich .... gaffer
Pat Wallner .... best boy grip
Tim Wallner .... key grip
Tom Whitehead .... grip
Arthur Zajac .... second assistant camera: vfx elements unit
 
Animation Department
T.J. Burke .... animator
Jeremy F. Butler .... supervising animator
Robert Diaz .... animator
A.J. Gillespie .... animator
Bradley McLaughlin .... character animator
Scott Slater .... animator
 
Casting Department
Alden Wallace .... extras casting
Leslie Woo .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Emi Akimoto .... key set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Paul Buhl .... assistant editor
Mohsen Eletreby .... additional editor
Mohsen Eletreby .... first assistant editor
Danny Elhaj .... post-production assistant
Jon Grinberg .... first assistant editor
Marcus Land .... visual effects editor
Mark Reaser .... hd mastering
Michael Smollin .... digital intermediate colorist
Aidan Stanford .... color timer
Jordan VanDina .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jeffrey Biggers .... score mixer
Robert Elhai .... orchestrator
Todd Haberman .... additional music arranger
Pakk Hui .... orchestrator
Eric Kalver .... orchestrator
Season Kent .... executive in charge of music
Bryan Lawson .... music editor
Dana Niu .... supervising orchestrator
Martin Roller .... score recording engineer
Paul Talkington .... orchestral contractor
Allan Wilson .... conductor: score
 
Other crew
Asher Blumberg .... office production assistant
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot: New York
Angie Conners .... international marketing
Dave Conway .... location manager
Matt Cross .... location assistant
Evan Cunningham .... vtr assistant
John 'Duke' Duquesnay .... production systems engineer and design
Ian Evans .... helicopter pilot: London
Rebecca Flinn .... adr loop group
Pablo Leda .... production staff
Oliver Lewis .... production assistant
Thomas Loftus .... senior vice president of business and legal affairs
Mark Maccora .... production assistant
Skylar Mathey .... production assistant
Andrew McArthur .... helicopter pilot: Hong Kong
Kasia Nabialczyk .... assistant: Brett Ratner
Allison Paul .... production assistant
Debbie Pearl .... animal trainer
Eva Quiroz .... vice president of operations
Irwin M. Rappaport .... production attorney
John Sennet .... life guard
Wyatt Shaw .... production assistant
Judith Smith .... production accountant
Ariel Suarez .... production assistant
Josh Sutherland .... production assistant
John Tamburro .... helicopter pilot: Los Angeles
Michael J Tamburro .... helicopter crew
Spencer Wider .... production assistant
Ryan Witherspoon .... assistant post-production accountant
Jen Woldrich .... set production assistant
David T. Woodruff .... office production assistant
Arthur Zajac .... office production assistant
 
Thanks
Guy Botham .... special thanks
Sara Bottfeld .... special thanks
Patty Kern .... very special thanks
Jared Leto .... special thanks
Gretchen Rush .... special thanks (as Gretchen Bruggeman Rush)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, some language, and brief sexual content
Runtime:
97 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Germany:16 | Ireland:15A (theatrical rating) | Ireland:15 (video rating) | Japan:PG12 | Malaysia:PG-13 (censored version) | Netherlands:12 | New Zealand:M | Philippines:PG-13 (MTRCB) | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:NC-16 | Singapore:PG (edited version) | South Korea:12 | Sweden:15 | Switzerland:14 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:14 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15 | USA:PG-13 (certificate #46437)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The film was shot almost entirely at co-director Greg Strause's condo building adjacent to Marina Del Rey (but technically located in the city limits of Venice, Los Angeles).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Right after the aliens land, Terry walks toward the window and his Superman tattoo is visible on his right upper arm. However, in a previous scene, when he is walking to the swimming pool bar, the tattoo does not exist.See more »
Quotes:
[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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Soundtrack:
SINE LANGUAGE (METASYN REMIX)See more »

FAQ

Why are the aliens taking humans to their spacecraft?
What was different about Jarrod's brain?
What is 'Skyline' about?
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382 out of 707 people found the following review useful.
Absolute crap!, 12 November 2010
Author: tdevereaux from United States

Skyline was probably the worst piece of crap I've seen in a long time. Just when I thought it was finally over, it got even worse. Just picture a bad version of Independence Day, but instead of following the exciting people who will save the planet, you sit in a room with the most annoying people on Earth.

I liked the concept with the Cloverfield feel without the camcorder shakiness. But you never get the feeling that you care what happens to these people. I found myself hoping they would all get killed. It was a lot like War of the Worlds with Tom Cruise, except not as good. And that was not a good movie. A movie about aliens destroying the entire world, and you spend it in one room for almost the whole film. Now this wouldn't be all bad if done right, except the actors are just props and the drama is empty and forced.

I would recommend showing it to film students as an example of how to make an action movie boring.

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