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The Signal (2014)

PG-13 | | Sci-Fi, Thriller | 10 July 2014 (Germany)
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On a road trip, Nic and two friends are drawn to an isolated area by a computer genius. When everything suddenly goes dark, Nic regains consciousness - only to find himself in a waking nightmare.

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Patrick Davidson ...
Boy Playing Claw Game
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Nic
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Gas Station Clerk
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Roy Kenny ...
Hazmat 1
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Hazmat 2
Ricardo Campos ...
Hazmat 3
Drew Sykes ...
Hazmat 4
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Mirabelle
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James
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On a road trip, Nic and two friends are drawn to an isolated area by a computer genius. When everything suddenly goes dark, Nic regains consciousness - only to find himself in a waking nightmare.

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This is the signal. If you hear it, you have been chosen. See more »

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Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements, violence and language | See all certifications »

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10 July 2014 (Germany)  »

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La señal  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The IP address that Nic and Jonah use to trace Nomad's location in Nevada, 192.117.255.147, actually belongs to "SMILE - Internet Gold" which is one of Israel's largest communication companies that provides web connectivity to thousands of subscribers, in both business and residential environments. See more »

Goofs

The visual of Damon's face in his helmet keeps changing from normal to enlarged, as if the face-plate and side-plates are magnifying his head. They really are magnifying his head; the "glass" in these helmets is thick and irregularly curved, which causes a lens effect. That really is Laurence Fishburne wearing one on screen, and not a special effect. See more »

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Haley: Nic, I offer to help, not because I think you need it, but because I know you don't.
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Ever Night Lulu
Performed by Johnny Appleseed
Written by Buddy Wheeler
Courtesy of Fervor Records Vintage Masters
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Beautiful, low-budget sci-fi
29 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film caught my eye because it had Laurence Fishburne. It's shallow, I know, but I am also a sci-fan fan and that's what sold it. The movie was a pleasant escape from reality, though at times, I was fiddling a bit in my chair. There were some long scenes of silence and eye candy, artistic nostalgic-type flashbacks. I enjoyed that the characters are young and the director is young, so the movie feels fresh. For the most part the plot is realistic, but some parts (won't spoil it) weren't. I followed the movie with interest, and was very impressed by the animation and graphics. The acting was good, included romance, action, a bit of humor, and of course, psychological thriller. Other sci-fi movies bend my mind leaving me dumbfounded, but this one was more entertainment, which is kind of a relief.


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