Dark Skies

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Dark Skies
A supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. The husband and wife witness an escalating series of disturbing events involving their family, which leads to their safe and peaceful home unravelling. When it becomes clear that their family is being targeted by a terrifying and deadly force, the parents take matters in their own hands to solve the mystery of what is after their family.

95 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Violence).
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller.

Showtimes

Spit it out. But not right at me.
Spit it out. But not right at me.

Credits

Cast
Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo, Kadan Rockett, J.K. Simmons, L.J. Benet
Director
Scott Stewart
ScreenplayScott Stewart
MusicJoseph Bishara
CinematographyDavid Boyd
EditingPeter Gvozdas
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2013
Produced byAlliance Films, Blumhouse Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreHorror
LanguageModerate impact, infrequently used
NudityNone
SexLow impact, infrequent, implied sexual activity
ViolenceStrong impact psychological, sustained, infrequent realistic violence
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseLow impact implied smoking of marijuana, low impact infrequent innocuous alcohol and tobacco
CommentsMaterlal contains complex and mature themes of horror, alien invasion, fear, suspense, tensions, love, friendships, lies, nightmares, paranormal activities, possession by unseen force, breakdowns, kidnappings, implied murder, suicide, accusations, secrets, helplessness, threat. The context of the material may contain themes that may be unsuitable for children under 16, who may find it confusing, distressing or upsetting.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
3
Blood / Gore / Gross
4
Guns / Weapons
3
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
3
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
5
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
18 critics
10
Rottentomatoes critics
74 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconDark Skies writer director Scott Stewart has a solid cast, an interesting premise, and some admirable ambitions, but he can't figure out what to do with any of them, and the result is a dull, muddled effort that will bore all but the most devoted horror buffs.
7
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
10

What the People say

Internet
23328 Netizens quote iconTense, but with a Disappointing Conclusion
12

Average .. 49%

10

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