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Super 8

2011-06-08 | Thriller / Science Fiction
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In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.
Director: J.J. Abrams
Stars: Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning

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11 wins 79 nominations
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  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

    Best Director

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    Best Music

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    Best Performance by a Younger Actor

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Super 8 FAQ

The certification of Super 8 is PG-13.
The production budget of Super 8 was 50,000,000 USD.
In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash..
The release date of Super 8 is June 08, 2011.
The revenue of Super 8 was 260,095,986 USD.
The casts of Super 8 are Joel Courtney starring as Joe Lamb, Elle Fanning starring as Alice Dainard, Riley Griffiths starring as Charles Kaznyk, Kyle Chandler starring as Jackson Lamb, Noah Emmerich starring as Nelec, AJ Michalka starring as Jen Kaznyk.
The runtime of Super 8 is 112 minutes.
Super 8 won 2012 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 2012 ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards, 2012 International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA), 2012 Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA, 2011 Awards Circuit Community Awards, 2011 Hollywood Film Awards, 2011 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards, 2011 Scream Awards.
The genre of Super 8 is Thriller,Science Fiction,Mystery.
On July 19, 2021, the IMDB rating of Super 8 is 7.0/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 81/100, Metacritic rating is 72/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
On July 19, 2021, there were 5309 public reaction to Super 8 including imprinting in head, unforgettable classic, paying homage, remaining unanswered, puzzled.