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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Will Smith
Jaden Smith
Isabelle Fuhrman
Sophie Okonedo
David Denman
Zoe Kravitz
Directors
M. Night Shyamalan
Screenwriters
Gary Whitta
M. Night Shyamalan
Running Time
100 minutes

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Plot
The future. Military hero Cypher Raige (Will Smith) and his teenage son Kitai (Jaden Smith) crash-land on Earth, which mankind has abandoned as uninhabitable. The injured Cypher has to stay in the wreck and guide Kitai on a trek to activate a distress beacon. The youth faces dangerous wildlife, hostile weather and an alien monster genetically engineered to kill humans.


Verdict
Prepare to cringe and snicker whenever the characters are talking, but gasp when Shyamalan just shows amazing stuff.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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