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PG-13| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters (Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Gabriel Basso) are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb (Kyle Chandler), the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

Cast: Kyle Chandler , Elle Fanning , Joel Courtney , Gabriel Basso , Ron Eldard , Noah Emmerich , Riley Griffiths , Ryan Lee

Director: J.J. Abrams

Genres: Science fiction, Thriller

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Super 8 (2011)

Release Date: June 10th, 2011|1 hr. 52 min.

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  • December 21, 2011 drcodered
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    this was a realy realy good movie it had it all it had a very pretty lady in it and alot of action so ye it was great my only gripe too mutch swearing from the one guy

  • December 10, 2011 pt00000000108784
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    O filme tem uma otima historia bem criativa, com o sempre bem sucedido suspense de JJ Abrams, a historia se desenrola bem pelo filme e os atores mirins dão um show de interpretação, o filme prende muito a atenção, mas no fim como sempre em obras de JJ Abrams acaba se tornando forçado e manjado, sem surpresas nenhum

  • December 09, 2011 ric8659
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    This was a great movie! I really enjoyed the story about the kid\'s trying to film a movie in the midst of all that was going on around them.Not as scary as i thougt it would be, but i loved it!!

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Why 'Super 8' is The Best Comic Book Movie of the Year

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Dec 29th, 2011 4:00PM

But how can that be?! 'Super 8' isn't based off a comic book. Article FAIL! You're right, 'Super 8' has nothing in common with a comic book. In 'Super 8,' lovable outcast Joe Lamb (Joel...

New DVD & Blu-ray Releases, Week of Nov. 22: 'Super 8,' 'Sarah's Key,' 'Conan the Barbarian'

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Harley W. Lond on Nov 22nd, 2011 7:00AM

Things are beginning to pick up on the home entertainment front this week: There's two best bets for your viewing enjoyment -- 'Super 8' and 'Sarah's Key' -- as well as a handful of interesting...

'Super 8' 86-es Competition: Box Office Report June 10-12

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jun 12th, 2011 2:30PM

At the box office 'Super 8' could have been a train wreck the size of the one in the movie, or it could have been a monster hit the size of... Anyway, it was neither. The film debuted in first...

This Week in Movies: Steven Spielberg Nostalgia Edition

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jun 9th, 2011 6:00PM

This Weekend's Other Anniversary: The Legacy of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' It's probably no coincidence that 'Super 8,' an homage by J.J. Abrams to the kind of movies Steven Spielberg...

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