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

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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 »

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The visual of Damon's face in his helmet keeps changing from normal to enlarged, as if the faceplate and side-plates are magnifying his head. See more »

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Jonah: They're testing us, Nic. Like little rats.
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Pace, Pace, Mio Dio
from La Forza Del Destino
Performed by Emilie De Voght
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Words by Francesco Maria Piave
Arranged and conducted by Dirk Brossé
Courtesy of 3AM Music Limited and by arrangement with CEG Rights B.V
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Great movie
23 January 2014 | by (Vancouver) – See all my reviews

Just saw it at Sundance! The director was there and answered lots of questions. Can't say a whole lot without spoiling it but Fishburne is pretty awesome. The acting was great and lots of metaphors used. If you like hacker type movies with Internet related stuff, go for this movie. It is also pretty accurate in terms of tech. I am a tech guy and can attest to it. Awesome special effects, apparently done in Canada. I guess it will get into the big movie theatres. I do need to watch it again though. If you get to see it, put in a review and let us know what you think. How does it compare to other sci fi movies you have seen. Apparently it was made on a low budget too and in a very short time span, so this is even more impressive.


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