• Dark Skies (2013)

Dark Skies

Release Date: February 22nd, 2013

DVD Release Date: May 28th, 2013

PG-13 |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

Lacy (Keri Russell) and Daniel Barrett (Josh Hamilton) share a peaceful life in the suburbs with their sons, Jesse (Dakota Goyo) and Sam (Kadan Rockett). However, that peace soon shatters with a series of disturbing events that escalate. When it becomes clear that their family is being targeted by an unimaginably terrifying, deadly -- and possibly alien -- threat, Daniel and Lacy draw on their courage and determination to protect their family and identify what is after them.

Cast: Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo, Kadan Rockett, J.K. Simmons, LJ Benet, Rich Hutchman, Myndy Crist

Director: Scott Stewart

Genres: Thriller , Science fiction

Production Co: Blumhouse, Robotproof

Distributors: Weinstein Co.

Keywords: Suspenseful, Son, 2010s, Pursuit, Escape, Wife, Husband

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Sara StewartNew York Post

    Mostly, though, it all ends up feeling like a lost, minor episode of “The X-Files:” A little scary, a little silly and catnip for those who want to believe. show more

  • 50
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Approaching the first half of the film fairly conventionally, Stewart then misses the opportunity to capitalize on shifting to more full-on genre mode. show more

  • 50
    Roger MooreMcClatchy-Tribune News Service

    It’s a passably chilling bit of nonsense that builds on the past, the tropes of the genre, and relies on them for the odd jolt and the occasional ironic laugh. show more

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