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Alien Arrival (2016)

Arrowhead (original title)
TV-14 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 23 June 2017 (USA)
2:00 | Trailer
A tech is sprung from prison by a revolutionary leader who promises him an opportunity to save his father from a scheduled execution if he completes a data-stealing mission. But it goes awry, stranding him on a strange alien moon.


Jesse O'Brien


Jesse O'Brien
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Mor ... Kye Cortland
Aleisha Rose ... Tarren Hollis
Shaun Micallef ... RE3F (voice)
Mark Redpath ... Tobias Hatch
Christopher Kirby ... Norman Oleander
Jamie Foster Jamie Foster ... Carl Sanders
Jak Wyld ... Prison Commander
Akira Matsumoto ... Mechanic Guard (as Akira Bradley)
Robert Awad Robert Awad ... Chain Guard
Adam Bokos Adam Bokos ... Snipered Guard
Adam Tuohy Adam Tuohy ... Burly Prisoner
Lloyd Price Lloyd Price ... Long Haired Prisoner
Morris Pontinelli Morris Pontinelli ... Wheelbarrow Prisoner
Luke Vranes Luke Vranes ... Kid Prisoner
Caton Vance Caton Vance ... Interrogator (voice)


Kye's a prisoner of war caught between 2 armies; neither side of which he believes. When offered an opportunity for freedom, he sets out on one last rescue mission, only to become stranded on a desert moon, when his ship - the Arrowhead - crash lands. Kye has to learn to survive when a new life is discovered, which will challenge his beliefs. Written by Jesse O'Brien

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The fight has evolved.


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Shot on a Red Epic with Carl Zeiss Master Prime lenses. See more »


RE3F: [about time dilation] One hundred men go in, and mere moments later an entire fleet of brand new ships. Imagine the manufacturing power. Our Arrowhead class science vessels are launching soon to scope out the perfect location for Carcere Tempest, paving the way for a quieter tomorrow.
Kye Cortland: I thought that was classified. Isn't that against your rules?
RE3F: Sometimes you have to break something to make it better.
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Follows Arrowhead: Signal (2012) See more »

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Brilliant storytelling
30 December 2019 | by JohnDishwasherSee all my reviews

This film kept me interested all the way through by not spoon-feeding me the plot. I didn't know what was going on and it wasn't irritating me with bad performances or dialogue and so I just kept and kept and kept watching. Almost a minimalist script for long stretches with honestly no bad lines in it all the way through. One of those totally random clicks on youtube that paid off big time. This was much more European and artistic in its framing than what comes out of Hollywood. Almost an art film ... almost. Highest compliments. I loved it for the reason some hate it -- It is unconventional. I have noted the name of the writer-director and will be following his career from now on. Very refreshing.

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Release Date:

23 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alien Arrival See more »

Filming Locations:

South Australia, Australia See more »

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1.85 : 1
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