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Kin (2018)

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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 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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Taglines:

No force is stronger than family. See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

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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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

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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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The film was adapted from a short feature called Bag Man (2014), which was also directed by Jonathan Baker and Josh Baker. See more »

Goofs

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

Crazy Credits

SPOILER: Michael B. Jordan's executive producer credit doesn't appear until the end of the film, presumably to keep the surprise of his cameo in the movie's climax. See more »

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

Soundtracks

Polecat Hollow
Performed by Jimmie Click
Words & Music by Jimmie Click
Published by Trianon Publications (BMI)
Courtesy of Fortune Records
By Arrangement with Westwood Music Group
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Forgettable Sci-Fi Flick..
6 September 2018 | by BatmanFunReviews2018See all my reviews

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. Despite a well talented cast and a pretty good concept? Kin is a waste opportunity of a flick i mean the acting was meh, the effects were pretty great but the storyline as a whole? Quite a mess plus i have no idea why James Franco keeps getting roles at this point the dude hasn't made a good film since Why Him? It's just sad really.


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