• 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: Quest , Creative , Dark , Friend

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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

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Sunshine can be seen as a story about science and religion, about the rational mind and the mad. But at a certain point, like a dying star about to pop into eternal nothingness, the movie can't be seen as anything - it just implodes. show more

  • 50
    Wall Street Journal

    The characters are so sketchily drawn that it's hard to keep them straight, let alone get worked up about their survival. show more

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