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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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The Phoenix Will Rise! 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$3,868,000, 19 March 2019
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In one of the early shots of the Chicago skyline the Ryugyong Hotel was added. The Ryugyong Hotel isn't in Chicago, it's in Pyongyang, North Korea. It was started in 1987 and still sits unfinished. It's in the Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest unused building. See more »

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20 March 2019 | by dijitalnomadSee all my reviews

I am not difficult to please, I love sci-fi films and dystopian films. However, I walked out of the theater after investing an hour of time hoping to see or get something out of this film. Captive State felt like a bunch of strung together and awkwardly cohesive puzzle pieces that overall fail to keep or cause, really, any interest. I get that you get what you put into anything, but this film offered very little help, to the point that even when the pace started to pick up after an hour... I didn't care. That's because, like this review so far, the film offered not much more than a superficial glimpse into anything: who the characters were, what drove any of them, what drove the beautifully (graphically) rendered aliens that made a couple appearances. It was just a tedious mess that didn't seem to make any choices. This movie might have made a great short... (?). Love John Goodman, can't recommend that anyone pay to see this at the theater. Rent 10 Cloverfield Lane instead.


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