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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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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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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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Trivia

Rebecca Ferguson had originally turned down the part of Dr. Miranda North, British, Quarantine Officer, as she thought she would not live up to the standards of the movie. She expressed her anxiety and fear to the producer who advised her to talk with Daniel Espinosa whose philosophy and ideas for the film impressed her enough for her to change her mind and eventually take part in the movie. See more »

Goofs

As in many science fiction and horror films, the catastrophic depressurization of the International Space Station is vastly, unrealistically drawn out for dramatic effect. In a real situation, such implosive decompression would occur within a few seconds, not a minute or even more.

The I.S.S. is pressurized to an internal rating of about 760 Torr, or the same as the average at sea level upon the Earth. In Low-Earth Orbit, the I.S.S. is subjected to an external vacuum (negative pressure) of around 10^-7 Torr. The pressure differential therefore equates to 7.6 million times more atmosphere inside the I.S.S. than outside.

Even the smallest micrometeorite strike penetrating the hull of the I.S.S., or the failure of one of its panels, joints or valves would cause complete atmosphere evacuation before the crew would even realize what had happened, let alone be able to respond to the event and rectify the problem. See more »

Quotes

Rory Adams: This is some Re-Animator shit.
Ekaterina Golovkina: That's a very obscure reference.
Hugh Derry: Not for a nerd.
Rory Adams: Not if you're a nerd.
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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 »

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References The Blob (1988) 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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Catching and stressful
21 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

After recently watched movies about cosmos - Interstellar, Gravity, Arrival - I was expecting to see something similar. Something mysterious, thought-provoking and more or less calm... This movie appeared to be way more stressful! I was nervous almost all the time and some moments were even disgusting. It was nice in a way, because it really catches attention and you are super curious about what will happen next. On the other hand, some moments were just too much. I felt like this movie was more about the emotions rather then having some deep sense.

Still, my 8 goes to unexpected moments and catching plot. This is a nice entertaining movie, making you to overthink the life on other planets. Watch it if you lack stress and adrenalin in your life;)


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