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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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Daniel Espinosa
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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 ... 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 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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Fear life. Not death. 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 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,501,936, 24 March 2017

Gross USA:

$30,234,022

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$100,541,806
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Color:

Color (ACES)

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2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

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

At the beginning of the film, Ryan Reynolds goes outside to manually capture the probe returning from Mars. Given the actual speed of the probe is greater than the speed of the Space station, it would have been impossible for him to see let alone capture the probe. See more »

Quotes

Miranda North: I know what I feel is not rational, not scientific.
Miranda North: I feel hate. I feel pure fucking hate for that thing.
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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 Alien (1979) 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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Not as bad as people make it out to be.
1 June 2017 | by emailbox911See all my reviews

The internet is a funny place... it seems to be filled with people who have graduated with 5 Ph.Ds. and clearly seem to be smarter than everybody else (thousands of astronauts and astrophysicists on IMDb apparently). One star rating? Come on... Clearly, you haven't watched enough films to know decent from terrible.

I watched this film without having heard of it (no trailers, spoilers or anything). I'm a sci-fi fan and thought this was a good watch.

I found the characters to lack depth and their actions were questionable at times but the plot was believable and the acting decent. Special effects were good and made the movie believable in my opinion. The movie was well shot and I thought the scenes with the creature were pretty cool.

I don't get how people even compare this movie to "Aliens"; it's nothing alike. Overall, I thought it was pretty good.


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