Kin

Release Date: August 31st, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

While scavenging for copper wire, Detroit teenager Eli Solinski stumbles upon a high-tech gun that holds special powers. When his brother, Jimmy, lands in trouble with a local crime boss, the two siblings take the mysterious weapon and go on the run. Eli and Jimmy now find themselves in a life-and-death battle against an army of thugs and two heavily armored, futuristic soldiers who want their gun back.

Cast: Myles Truitt, Jack Reynor, Zoë Kravitz, Carrie Coon, Romano Orzari, Ian Matthews, Dennis Quaid, James Franco

Director: Jonathan Baker , Josh Baker

Genres: Thriller , Science fiction , Action

Production Co: Les Films Séville, 21 Laps Entertainment, Entertainment One, No Trace Camping, Lionsgate

Distributors: Summit Entertainment, Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Escape , Amusing , Love , Transformation , Soldier , 2010s , Brother , Relationships , House , Endearing , Pursuit , Intense , Cheeky , Father

Ratings & Reviews

  • 45
    Todd GilchristTheWrap

    It never feels complete or thought through enough, either as a story or more crucially, an emotional experience — which is exactly what audiences would need in order to want to see more. show more

  • 50
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Newcomer Myles Truitt inhabits the role with an earthbound soulfulness — what you might call the opposite of heroic flash — and even when the film’s progress feels more mechanical than organic, he’s easy to root for. show more

  • 30
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Kin never feels like more than uninspired borrowings from other, better genre films; it’s a story about family without any heart. show more

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