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The Host

PG-13| 2 hr. 5 min.

Plot Summary
Earth has been colonized by the Souls, an alien race that wipes out the minds of humans and turns their bodies into hosts for interstellar travelers. Most of mankind has been eradicated, but some, like Melanie (Saoirse Ronan) and her family, have survived and are hiding. Melanie is captured by a Seeker and has a Soul named Wanderer implanted in her body, but she refuses to relinquish control. When Wanderer betrays her people to save Melanie, the Seeker sets out in relentless pursuit.

Cast: Saoirse Ronan , Jake Abel , Max Irons , Frances Fisher , Chandler Canterbury , William Hurt , Diane Kruger , Boyd Holbrook

Director: Andrew Niccol

Genres: Science fiction, Romance

Distributor: Open Road

The Host (2013)

Release Date: March 29th, 2013|2 hr. 5 min.

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'The 5th Wave' Movie: 5 Reasons The YA Alien Invasion Story Will Outdo 'The Host'

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Sandie Chen on April 1, 2013

This past weekend, the adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's "The Host" failed to capture a rapt audience, despite its built-in "Twilight" fanbase. The movie had an underwhelming debut in 6th place and aver...

'The Host' Review: 5 Things Every Parent Should Know

Posted by
Sandie Chen on March 28, 2013

Stephenie Meyer is best known for "Twilight" -- that young adult vampire romance that became a best-selling book and film franchise - but her slightly lesser known sci-fi thriller (also a romance) "Th...

Max Irons, 'The Host' Star, on Fainting Spells, Driving Skills, and Fighting Off the French Hordes

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Sharon Knolle on March 27, 2013

"The Host" isn't Max Irons's first go-round at otherworldly romance or a tween-friendly love triangle: The actor (whose father is Oscar-winner Jeremy Irons), was previously in "Red Riding Hood." This ...

'The Host' Author Stephenie Meyer: I Like This Movie More Than 'Twilight'

Posted by
Jesse Ferreras on March 27, 2013

This weekend marks the release of "The Host," "Gattaca" director Andrew Niccol's adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's sci-fi novel. It tells the story of an alien race called "Souls" that take over human b...

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