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Extinction (2018)

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A father has a recurring dream of losing his family. His nightmare turns into reality when the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction. Fighting for their lives, he comes to realize an unknown strength to keep them safe from harm.

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Ben Young

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Spenser Cohen (screenplay by), Brad Kane (screenplay by) (as Brad Caleb Kane) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Peña ... Peter
Lizzy Caplan ... Alice
Amelia Crouch ... Hannah
Erica Tremblay ... Lucy
Lex Shrapnel ... Ray (as Alexander Shrapnel)
Emma Booth ... Samantha
Lilly Aspell ... Megan
Mike Colter ... David
Israel Broussard ... Miles
Sandra Teles ... Wellness Center Woman
Tom Riley ... Wellness Center Patient Chris
Michael Absalom ... Phil
Mina Obradovic Mina Obradovic ... Shelby
Joe Corrigall ... Medic
Nikola Kent ... Luke
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Storyline

A family man is plagued by dreams of loss. But his dreams turn out to be more prophetic than paranoid when the planet is attacked by an offworld invasion. As he fight to protect the people he loves, he discovers he has a hidden strength that can keep them safe from harm.

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We were not here first.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Extinção See more »

Filming Locations:

Serbia

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This movie was shot in Belgrade, Serbia, over 40 days. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the movie at the platform while the last train prepares to depart, you can clearly hear the voice over the PA say "Planet evacuation in progress", while we know for a fact that the survivors are heading to an underground base to regroup and reclaim their homes, having no intention to leave the planet. See more »

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[first lines]
Peter: [narrating] Our world never stops moving. Changing. Evolving. Every day we go about our routines - work, home, family - but who are we? Who am I? You think you know your beautiful wife, your adorable kids, and who you work for. But what if you don't? And the truth, once you knew it, would change everything.
[the attack begins, then he awakes]
Alice: You have a nightmare?
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Don't Wake Me Up
Written by The Newton Brothers & Callaghan Belle
Performed by JoJo, Callaghan Belle & The Newton Brothers
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Sci-fi alien invasion with an unexpected twist
27 July 2018 | by guilmon-82656See all my reviews

The main draw of this movie that I deduced from the trailers; was that it seemed like the actual invasion didn't happen until a fair half-hour or so into the film.

I prefer it when we get to see what was going on before all the chaos, death and destruction. So my wife and I were looking forward to this as we are both fans of a good sci-fi story.

I'm going to be very ambiguous on details unfortunately, to avoid spoilers.

The basic premise is that this bloke, Peter is having these recurring nightmares, he sees an invading force wipe out everything with a pulse, people are running, screaming and hiding as they get gunned down by this relentless alien enemy. Peter's friends and his wife all tell him to see a therapist about it, his daughters are distanced from him because of how he zones out or loses time.

His dreams feel so real, they feel like a warning of something coming.

Annnd that's all I can say without spoiling. I was quite frankly blown away by this movie, and by the end of it, felt really satisfied with the story I was told.

If you love movies with mystery and/or sci-fi thrillers, I can't recommend this enough.

Fantastic film, bravo Netflix.


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