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Annihilation (2018)

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A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

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A biologist's husband disappears. She puts her name forward for an expedition into an environmental disaster zone, but does not find what she's expecting. The expedition team is made up of the biologist, an anthropologist, a psychologist, a surveyor, and a linguist.

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Rated R for violence, bloody images, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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23 February 2018 (USA)  »

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Annihilation  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,071,584, 25 February 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$32,721,048, 18 April 2018
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2.39 : 1
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Natalie Portman and Tessa Thompson have starred as major characters in Thor movies except the fact that not together. Natalie as Jane Foster in Thor and Thor: The Dark World and Tessa as Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok See more »

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[first lines]
Scientist: What did you eat? You had rations for only two weeks. You were there for nearly four months.
The Biologist: I don't remember eating.
Scientist: How long do you think you were in there?
The Biologist: Days. Maybe weeks?
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Every Day/Annihilation (2018) See more »

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Sex Music
Performed by BEAK>
Written and performed by Billy Fuller, Geoff Barrow and William Young
Licensed courtesy of Invada Records UK 2017
Published by Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd
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Tonal Mess
23 February 2018 | by See all my reviews

The movie tries to be brilliant but it's a mess. Tonally, it doesn't know what it wants to be. Suspense? Horror? Sci-Fi? Action? It does a terrible job of blending all of these. By the end, I was left wondering, "What was the point?"

The protagonist's journey is muddled by the end the story limps to the finish line. The writer/director doesn't seem to know where the story is going,halfway through.

Interviews with the cast reveal that the story and tone changed throughout filming. Also, other's who have read the books have said that he drastically departs from the book, changing the ending completely - never a good sign.


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