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Super 8

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Super 8

Certificate
12 Certificate
Title
107 Mins
Released
2011
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Packshot of Super 8
Certificate
12 Certificate
Duration
107 Mins
Released
2011

Directed by J.J. Abrams. Joe and his school friends sneak out one night to film a movie. While filming at their local train station a train crashes into a truck. The kids survive the chaos but Joe fears that this was no ordinary crash. Strange things start happening in the town and no one has any answers. Joe and his friends invesitgate and discover that the train was under military control and something was locked inside. Did something aboard the train escape in the chaos? With Elle Fanning. Violent scenes and bad language.

Cast & Connections

Cast

  • Kyle Chandler,
  • Elle Fanning,
  • Joel Courtney,
  • Gabriel Basso,
  • Noah Emmerich,
  • Ron Eldard and
  • Riley Griffiths

Director

  • J.J. Abrams

Screenwriter

  • J.J. Abrams

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There are things happening around here that I just can't explain.

Did you know?

  • Director J.J. Abrams makes a cameo appearance in this movie as a soldier coming out of a car.
  • Ryan Lee, who plays Cary, had to have his braces removed because this film was set in 1979 before braces were invented.
  • The cast played an April Fool's joke on director J.J. Abrams by pretending they had lost a copy of the script.
  • Steven Spielberg produced this movie.

Box Office

U.K.
£7.49 million
U.S.
$126.18 million

Source: Rentrak EDI

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