• Midnight Special (2016)

Midnight Special

Release Date: March 18th, 2016

DVD Release Date: June 21st, 2016

PG-13 |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

The government and a group of religious extremists pursue a man (Michael Shannon) and his son (Jaeden Lieberher), a young boy who possesses special powers.

Cast: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Jaeden Martell, Adam Driver, Sam Shepard, Bill Camp, Scott Haze

Director: Jeff Nichols

Genres: Thriller , Mystery , Science fiction

Production Co: Tri-State Pictures

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Tense, Son, Father, Car, Escape, Rescue, 2010s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    How the film plays out, and what happens to the boy and the adults in his company, may prove a revelation, or a disappointment, or something in between. But getting there is thrilling and wondrously strange. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    A beautifully strange and stirring sci-fi adventure. show more

  • 100
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Midnight Special confirms Nichols' uncommon knack for breathing dramatic integrity and emotional depth into genre material. show more

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