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Dark Skies (2013)

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As the Barrett 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, one which may have arrived from beyond the stars.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lacy Barrett
... Daniel Barrett
... Jesse Barrett
... Sam Barrett
... Edwin Pollard
... Kevin Ratner
... Mike Jessop
... Karen Jessop
... Shelly Jessop
... Bobby Jessop (as Jake Washburn)
... Richard Klein
... Young Father
... Young Mother
... Young Daughter
... Police Officer
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As the Barrett 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, one which may have arrived from beyond the stars.

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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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$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,189,166, 24 February 2013, Wide Release

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$17,411,930, 19 May 2013
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Scott Stewart wrote the screenplay in just 6 weeks. See more »

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When the wildlife official, Janice Rhodes, is talking to Daniel Barrett she says they will perform an autopsy on the birds. Though autopsy can refer to animals, it is arguably more normal for the word necropsy to be used. 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 Face Off: Cosmic Conspiracy (2014) See more »

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Written by Jonathan Pierce (as Jonny Pierce) and Connor Hanwick
Performed by The Drums
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Best horror film I've seen in years!
8 May 2013 | by See all my reviews

I have to admit i'm very surprised with this movie, also i'm surprised that its getting low ratings, i guess crap like paranormal activity is whats popular around... Anyway, this is by far the most scary movie in the last 10 years, i could dare anyone to name another movie that can deliver the scare in a better way than this?... yes there are a LOT of clichés, but they are so well done, that it doesn't matter.. Also the acting is simply TOP-notch, which adds so much to the plot... Im a big fan of mashup genres, and this is a great mixture of sci-fi and horror, it takes elements from many other movies, which is not a bad thing at all... The ending leads (hopefully) to a sequel, i really think it deserves one...


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