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(II) (2016)

Plot Summary

  • When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team - led by expert linguist Louise Banks - is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers - and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

  • Linguistics professor Louise Banks leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touchdown in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors. Hoping to unravel the mystery, she takes a chance that could threaten her life and quite possibly all of mankind.

    - Written by Jwelch5742
  • This movie is about a linguist with military security clearance using her skills to decipher and communicate with alien beings who have landed all around the planet. Why did they come here? What do they want? Will they destroy us or will mankind continue to be he's own worst enemy?

    - Written by Pamyb7
  • Aliens touchdown, a linguist and a theoretical physicist get brought in by the military to assist them in communicating with what these aliens want., will they figure it out in time? Or in the midst of global catastrophe and global war will she find herself?

  • Aliens have landed on Earth, in 12 different locations. Language professor Louise Banks joins a US army team at one of the locations, in Montana. Her job is to try to learn the aliens' language and enable communication with them. Through regular meetings with two of the aliens she starts to compile a record of the aliens' "language" - a series of drawn symbols. The important question is - are they friend or foe? Other nations with alien landings are starting to view them as a threat, making it a race against time as war with the aliens could erupt at any moment.

    - Written by grantss
  • When 12 mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

    - Written by jkikianis

Synopsis

The film starts with the voice of Dr. Louise Banks (Amy Adams) speaking to someone. We see moments of Louise with her daughter Hannah...

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