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PG-13| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
Jarrod (Eric Balfour) and Elaine (Scottie Thompson) take a trip to Southern California to visit his friend, Terry (Donald Faison), for a fun getaway, but it turns into a weekend of terror. During the night a cluster of strange, mesmerizing lights signals the arrival of an alien invasion. As thousands of terrified people are pulled into the maws of giant alien ships, Jarrod and his companions must use every skill they have to survive global genocide.

Cast: Eric Balfour , Scottie Thompson , Brittany Daniel , Crystal Reed , Neil Hopkins , David Zayas , Donald Faison , Robin Gammell

Directors: Colin Strause , Greg Strause

Genres: Science fiction, Thriller

Distributor: Universal Studios

Skyline (2010)

Release Date: November 12th, 2010|1 hr. 34 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    It's finally here: The most boring alien-invasion movie ever. show more

  • 30
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Beyond the dazzling "first contact" sequences seen in the trailers, Skyline is a spasmodic and incoherent shambles hampered by an astoundingly stupid screenplay. show more

  • 20
    Stephanie Zacharek Movieline

    Skyline is a piece of junk, even in a movie climate littered with expensive - though sometimes fun - junkiness. show more

  • October 19, 2011 ag00000000103853
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    Plot, acting, dialogue...EVERYTHING fails in this movie. The relationships between the characters aren\'t developed, the dialogue is ridiculous, the plot is boring, and the ending doesn\'t even make sense.

  • August 15, 2011 Robert
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    One of the recurrent scifi themes is alien invasion. After that there is usually a human guerilla opposition that somehow finds a way... Think War of the Worlds, Independence Day, Battle: Los Angeles, etc. but then give it a hugely dark spin with a \"60\'s\" ending. I watched this as a free rental and would never sit through it again. Ture, the various elements had moments of promise but the main characters kept being replaced. Oh, well...

  • July 30, 2011 riverportmatt
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    Beyond horrible.

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New on DVD & Blu-ray, Week of March 22: 'Skyline,' 'The Tourist' and 'How Do You Know'

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Harley W. Lond on Mar 21st, 2011 8:30PM

It's another slow week on the DVD front, as we wander the desert of box office misfits, duds and bombs. First off is 'Skyline,' an interesting and actually well-conceived and -executed sci-fi...

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Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Nov 19th, 2010 9:30PM

Last weekend I saw (and rather enjoyed) 'Skyline,' a throwback-style "aliens attack!" sci-fi/horror flick. The film has problems, but I was rather shocked (and a little chagrined) when I saw the...

Box Office Spotlight: 'Skyline'

Posted by
Eugene Novikov on Nov 15th, 2010 9:45AM

The Movie: 'Skyline,' starring Eric Balfour, Donald Faison, Scottie Thompson, Brittany Daniel, and David Zayas, and directed by Colin and Greg Strause. The Strause Brothers are visual effects...

'Skyline' Review: When Aliens Attack ... Eventually

Posted by
Peter Hall on Nov 12th, 2010 10:00AM

By no means can it be assured that 'Skyline,' the new film from the Brothers Strause (of 'Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem' infamy), will defeat whatever piece of shoddy filmmaking is currently...

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