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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hiroyuki Sanada ... Sho Murakami
Ryan Reynolds ... Rory Adams
Rebecca Ferguson ... Miranda North
Jake Gyllenhaal ... David Jordan
Olga Dykhovichnaya Olga Dykhovichnaya ... Ekaterina Golovkina (as Olga Dihovichnaya)
Ariyon Bakare ... Hugh Derry
Jesus Del Orden ... Student 2
Allen McLean Allen McLean ... Student 1
Leila Grace ... Student 3 (as Leila Grace Bostwick-Riddell)
Mari Gvelesiani Mari Gvelesiani ... Student 4
David Muir ... 20 / 20 Anchor
Elizabeth Vargas ... 20 / 20 Anchor
Camiel Warren-Taylor ... Dominique
Haruka Kuroda ... Doctor
Naoko Mori ... Kazumi
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Storyline

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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We were better off alone. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese | Vietnamese

Release Date:

24 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Life See more »

Filming Locations:

Halong Bay, Vietnam

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Box Office

Budget:

$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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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was inspired by Alien (1979). See more »

Goofs

Given the concern about firewalls, it's unlike the CO2 system would 1) have outlets that needed to be closed one at a time, and 2) be interconnected to the main space station. See more »

Quotes

Miranda North: They're not coming to rescue us. It's Firewall Three.
David Jordan: What?
Miranda North: Firewall One was the box. And Firewall Two was the lab. And Firewall Three is the station.
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Crazy Credits

The music for the end titles begins with the song Spirit in the Sky. This was used during the live broadcast from the ill-fated Apollo XIII moon mission. A recreation of this broadcast, along with this song, was included in the film of the same name. The irony is intentional, as the song is about dying. See more »

Connections

References Europa Report (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Spirit in the Sky
Written by Norman Greenbaum
Copyright 1970 Great Honesty Music
Used courtesy of Transtone Productions
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Thrilling, original, extraordinary with unpredictable twists
22 June 2017 | by kalamarkodunjkoSee all my reviews

The movie gives great insight into lives of the crew, making viewers emotionally attached to them. Great new and horrifying idea brings a thrilling experience throughout the entire movie. Great actors, great script, just enough effects not to overdo it yet create an unbearable tension to make you keep watching with expectations which rarely turn out to be true. It is filled with unpredictable twists and turns, a few in particular but let's not spoil such an amazing movie. ;)

I would definitely say this is a must watch for any sci-fi/space and thrill lover as the never ending tension builds up with the progression of the movie.


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