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Captive State (2019)

PG-13 | | Sci-Fi, Thriller | 15 March 2019 (USA)
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Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, Captive State explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and dissidents.

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Rupert Wyatt
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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Goodman ... William Mulligan
Ashton Sanders ... Gabriel Drummond
Jonathan Majors ... Rafe Drummond
Vera Farmiga ... Jane Doe
Kevin Dunn ... Commissioner Eugene Igoe
James Ransone ... Patrick Ellison
Alan Ruck ... Charles Rittenhouse
Madeline Brewer ... Rula
Machine Gun Kelly ... Jurgis (as Colson Baker)
Kevin J. O'Connor ... Kermode
Ben Daniels ... Daniel
Caitlin Ewald ... Anita
Lawrence Grimm ... Evan Hayes
Guy Van Swearingen Guy Van Swearingen ... Eddie the Priest
Elena Marisa Flores ... Flores (as Elena Flores)
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Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, Captive State explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and dissidents.

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This is no longer our planet. See more »

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Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action, some sexual content, brief language and drug material | See all certifications »
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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,131,525, 17 March 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,126,345, 20 March 2019
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Machine Gun Kelly sustained a hairline fracture of the sternum on set toward the end of filming, reportedly from repeat punches to the chest from an unnamed person playing a police officer. The actor claimed that when he complained to a crew member about the incident, he was told to "suck it up". See more »

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A visually well put together film with a political message that is truly unnecessary and borders on leftist propaganda from Hollywood once again.
15 March 2019 | by dressedkillSee all my reviews

Why does every new film have to have this massive political influence, let alone a biased one at that. It's like leftist Hollywood wants to try brainwash the naive through their undertones and messages through these new films . Clearly this was aimed at a particular demographic and the dialogue and events definitely are delivered for that certain demographic . The film itself has a good pace and visual execution but is constantly lost in the overbearing PC nonsense . John Goodman is always spectacular and shows he still a great actor and the visual effects are pretty well put together . Overall it's definitely a solid film to watch but the dialogue and the message is so cliché and unnecessary at this point and bogged the movie down incredibly . Had it been just a survival story of these people going up against the aliens it could've worked on a much more simplistic level without all of the political undertones .


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