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Captive State (2019)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 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.

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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 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 extraterrestrial force, 'Captive State' explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and dissidents.

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Taglines:

Ten years ago, they took our planet. Today, we take it back. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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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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:

$8,765,016
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1 surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When dialing via analog phone line, as shown in the movie, you dial a phone number, not an IP. 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

References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Captive Beat
Written by Kill The Noise (as Jake Stanczak)
Performed by Kill The Noise
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Convoluted writing missed the mark on a great film
1 June 2019 | by TheTopDawgCriticSee all my reviews

109 minutes of mainly what looked like a constant reverse scavenger hunt, leading to a great, albeit predictable ending. The focus of this story was way off, and the entire convoluted plot failed this film into being something great. The editing was bad, but the directing half decent. The score was probably one of the better features. It's a shame the writers didn't do a better job with narrative clarity, in what could have been a part 2 and 3 story that was told much better. Either way, great performances and the ending certainly deserves some points as the only main thrilling part, so it's a very generous 7/10 from me.


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