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Captive State (2019)

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

Director:

Rupert Wyatt
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Cast

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 ... Eddie the Priest
Elena Marisa Flores ... Flores (as Elena Flores)
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Storyline

Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored. In a working-class Chicago neighborhood occupied by an alien force for nine years, increased surveillance and the restriction of civil rights have given rise to an authoritarian system - and dissent among the populace. Written by yusufpiskin

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This is no longer our planet. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

The countdown audio leading up to Commissioner Igoe's descent (1:10 into the movie) and up to Mulligan's descent (near the end of the movie) is the actual audio from the countdown of the launch of Apollo 11, in 1969. See more »

Goofs

Security camera footage of Gabriel's interrogation indicates the events of the film are happening in July, but the costumes and scenery throughout the film clearly indicate the story is taking place during winter. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the beginning of the end credits, a map of the world is shown with listed locations where human rebellions have achieved victory against the aliens, across America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Wonder Park/Captive State (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Beacon
Written by Jacob Gossett (BMI) and Thomas Mullarney (BMI)
Published by Ghostly Songs (BMI)
Administered by Songs of Kobalt Music Publishing
Performed by Beacon
Courtesy of Ghostly International
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Finally an alien film with some substance!
8 November 2019 | by oldchunkofcoalSee all my reviews

Not sure why this movie got so much hate. I'm very picky when it comes to movies, but I thought captive state was great. Maybe people didn't like it because it wasn't your typical "Alien movie" like war of the worlds for example, it had more substance to it. So i would definitely recommend it to any sci fi fans out there.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,131,525, 17 March 2019

Gross USA:

$5,958,315

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,808,611
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1 surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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