• Sunshine (2007)

Sunshine

Release Date: July 20th, 2007

DVD Release Date: January 8th, 2008

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

In the not-too-distant future, Earth's dying sun spells the end for humanity. In a last-ditch effort to save the planet, a crew of eight men and women ventures into space with a device that could revive the star. However, an accident, a grave mistake and a distress beacon from a long-lost spaceship throw the crew and its desperate mission into a tailspin.

Cast: Cillian Murphy, Chris Evans, Rose Byrne, Michelle Yeoh, Hiroyuki Sanada, Cliff Curtis, Troy Garity, Benedict Wong

Director: Danny Boyle

Genres: Science Fiction

Production Co: DNA Films, Moving Picture Company, Ingenious Film Partners

Distributors: Fox

Keywords: Creative, Dark, Friend, Quest

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Sunshine is its own creature, taking inspiration from classic science fiction films but insisting on a gritty reality that much improves on past space adventures. show more

  • 88
    Wesley MorrisBoston Globe

    If their movie doesn't float your boat as a work of science-fiction, action, philosophy, heliocentrism, or staggering visual spectacle (although, it really should), then it certainly succeeds as a parable for cinematic ambition. show more

  • 88
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    Sunshine is near-classic modern science fiction, hobbled only by a chaotic final reel and some casting missteps in the white-male department. show more

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