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Midnight Special

2016-02-12 | Adventure / Drama

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A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.
Director: Jeff Nichols
Stars: Michael Shannon, Jaeden Martell

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1 wins 14 nominations
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  • Berlin International Film Festival

    Golden Berlin Bear

  • Sarasota Film Festival

    Best Narrative Feature

  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

    Best Science Fiction Film


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The full version of Midnight Special is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Hoopla , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV
The runtime of Midnight Special is 112 minutes.
The release date of Midnight Special is February 12, 2016.
A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers..
The revenue of Midnight Special was 6,740,647 USD.
On October 18, 2021, the IMDB rating of Midnight Special is 6.6/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 83/100, Metacritic rating is 76/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The certification of Midnight Special is PG-13.
The casts of Midnight Special are Michael Shannon starring as Roy Tomlin, Jaeden Martell starring as Alton Meyer, Joel Edgerton starring as Lucas, Kirsten Dunst starring as Sarah Tomlin, Adam Driver starring as Agent Sevier, David Jensen starring as Elden.
The director of Midnight Special is Jeff Nichols.
The production budget of Midnight Special was 18,000,000 USD.
Midnight Special won 2016 Sarasota Film Festival.
On October 18, 2021, there were 5255 public reaction to Midnight Special including thought-provoking question, broad perspective, intense drama, cyberpunk, intellectually stimulating.