• Battle: Los Angeles (2011)

Battle: Los Angeles

Release Date: March 11th, 2011

DVD Release Date: June 14th, 2011

PG-13 |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

For many years, humans have reported various UFO sightings around the world, fueling speculation about the existence of life on other worlds. In 2011, mankind learns the truth the hard way when alien invaders attack. One by one, the world's great cities fall, leaving Los Angeles as the battleground for humanity's last stand. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant (Aaron Eckhart) and his platoon to draw a line in the sand against a powerful enemy unlike any previously encountered.

Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Ramon Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Ne-Yo , Michael Peña, Lucas Till, Cory Hardrict

Director: Jonathan Liebesman

Genres: Science fiction , Action

Production Co: Original Film

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Escape, Mystery, Police station, Tense, Los Angeles, Quest, 2010s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Michelle OrangeMovieline

    It really is just sensory bombardment, and in two dimensions you have even less of a grasp of what's happening and of what you're looking at than the poor bastards on-screen. show more

  • 40
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The deadening and sometimes laughable litany of shouted military-style dialogue eventually pummels into submission any hope for fresh creative angles on this well-worn format. show more

  • 75
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    Original, it's not. Exciting, it is. This jacked-up B-movie hybrid of "Black Hawk Down" and "War of the Worlds" is a modest but crafty triumph of tension over good sense and cliche. show more

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