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Dark Skies (2013)

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As the Barret family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them.

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As the Barret family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them.

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Rated PG-13 for violence, terror throughout, sexual material, drug content and language - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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22 February 2013 (USA)  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)

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$8,189,166 (USA) (24 February 2013)

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$17,411,930 (USA) (19 May 2013)
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J.K. Simmons was cast at very short notice for his key cameo of Pollard. See more »

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When Mr. Ratner and Daniel are fighting on the the lawn, Mr. Ratner throws a punch with his right hand, but in the next shot he is throwing the same punch with his left hand. See more »

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Title Card: Two possibilities exist... Either we are alone in the universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying. - Arthur C. Clarke
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Referenced in On Cinema: 'Snitch' and 'Dark Skies' (2013) See more »

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The Star Spangled Banner
Music by John Stafford Smith Lyrics by Francis Scott Key
Performed by The United States Coast Guard Band
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Scared the crap outta me
6 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was actually scary, it even scared me talking about it to a friend of mine like a month after seeing it. I highly recommend it to anyone who likes horror movies or anyone looking for a good scare. It has lots of twists and turns that kept me on the edge of my seat. All in all this movie was a really good movie for getting scared, it wasn't perfect but in my opinion these types of movies are meant to scare you and i think this one accomplished that. So if you are just looking for a movie for scary movie night then this might just be the movie for you. Thanks for your time i hope you enjoy this movie as much as i did, that is all.


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