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Kin (2018)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 31 August 2018 (USA)
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Chased by a vengeful criminal, the feds and a gang of otherworldly soldiers, a recently released ex-con, and his adopted teenage brother are forced to go on the run with a weapon of mysterious origin as their only protection.

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Jonathan Baker (based on the short film "Bag Man" by), Josh Baker (based on the short film "Bag Man" by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Myles Truitt ... Eli Solinski
Jack Reynor ... Jimmy Solinski
Dennis Quaid ... Hal Solinski
Zoë Kravitz ... Milly
James Franco ... Taylor Balik
Carrie Coon ... Morgan Hunter
Ian Matthews ... Snick
Gavin Fox ... Dutch Balik
Stephane Garneau-Monten ... Remy
Lukas Penar ... Big Man
Carleigh Beverly ... Audrey
Lily Gao ... Female Cleaner
Michael B. Jordan ... Male Cleaner
Milton Barnes ... Guidance Counselor
Michael Grisley Michael Grisley ... School Bully
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Storyline

Co-directors Jonathan Baker and Josh Baker's Sci-Fi action thriller features James Franco, Zoe Kravitz, and Dennis Quaid. A young boy (Myles Truitt) finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother (Jack Reynor) from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents and mysterious mercenaries aiming to reclaim their asset.

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Some things aren't meant to be found. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for gun violence and intense action, suggestive material, language, thematic elements and drinking | See all certifications »

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kin See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$5,718,096, 27 September 2018
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The movie is obvious homage to James Cameron films. The fictional county where Jimmy and Eli are held at the police station is Sulaco County, a reference to the USS Sulaco from Aliens (1986). See more »

Goofs

There is no "Sulaco County" in the State of Nevada. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the end credits there is a reference to the both of the directors short movie "Bag Man" that was produced 2014. See more »

Connections

Features Terminator 2: The Arcade Game (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Apple Pie
Written by Tyler Johnson, David Radcliffe, Cameron Rafati (as Cameron Rafferty) and Douglas Charles Showalter (as Douglas Showalter)
Performed by Rafferty
Courtesy of CMR Music
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Is it just me, or ...
30 August 2018 | by marcjonviduyaSee all my reviews

...does this sound a bit like a 1978 movie called "Laserblast"?


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