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Life (2017)

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A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sho Murakami
... Rory Adams
... Miranda North
... David Jordan
Olga Dykhovichnaya ... Ekaterina Golovkina (as Olga Dihovichnaya)
... Hugh Derry
... Student 2
Allen McLean ... Student 1
... Student 3 (as Leila Grace Bostwick-Riddell)
Mari Gvelesiani ... Student 4
... 20 / 20 Anchor
... 20 / 20 Anchor
... Dominique
Haruka Kuroda ... Doctor
... Kazumi
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Six astronauts aboard the space station study a sample collected from Mars that could provide evidence for extraterrestrial life on the Red Planet. The crew determines that the sample contains a large, single-celled organism - the first example of life beyond Earth. But..things aren't always what they seem. As the crew begins to conduct research, and their methods end up having unintended consequences, the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected. Written by ElDiomedes

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Fear life. Not death. See more »


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Rated R for language throughout, some sci-fi violence and terror | See all certifications »

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24 March 2017 (USA)  »

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Life: Vida inteligente  »

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$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,501,936, 24 March 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,234,022, 1 June 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$100,541,806, 31 December 2017
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This was Skydance's first project not to be released by Paramount. Instead, Columbia Pictures produced the film. See more »

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"Calvin" is shown to possess a remarkable ability to move quickly, efficiently and accurately throughout the International Space Station, a near-zero "micro-gravity" environment. Even though Calvin's home planet of Mars has only 38% of Earth's gravity, it would still be impossible for an indigenous organism to adapt so quickly to such foreign environs. See more »

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Rory Adams: I miss my fucking dog. Goodnight.
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Unlike most films where the end credits scroll from the bottom of the screen to the top, they are shown page-by-page like at the end of a television program. See more »

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References Deadpool (2016) See more »

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Spirit in the Sky
Written by Norman Greenbaum
Copyright 1970 Great Honesty Music
Used courtesy of Transtone Productions
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Solid alien/horror film
2 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

Life was a solid horror/alien movie with a wonderful cast and well shot visuals. It is not a masterpiece especially considering the genre's many great entries, including the alien which seemed to be something that this film has modelled after.

I liked how this film in contrast to Alien seemed very plausible and realistic, focusing on the 'science' part of sci-fi. The mission in search of extra terrestrial living organisms is a very interesting topic and this film made the possibilities of this seem so much more plausible. At the same time Life also brings up an interesting idea of how little we know about the universe that we live in and how inexperienced we are. How alien life form could be so different to our expectations and hence the debate of whether we should explore and the consequences of human curiosity.

It carried a good amount of intensity and suspense and was gory and terrifying at times.The performances were quite good, the cast is pretty great though so there was no surprise there but it did fall flat in writing though, not that it was poor but it's a very straight forwards and rather clichéd trope that we've seen many times even though it was indeed well done.


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