Midnight Special


Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton and Kirsten Dunst star in writer/director Jeff Nichols’ sci-fi thriller Midnight Special. Watch the movie trailer below! A father (Shannon) and his son (Lieberher) go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.

Midnight Special movie posterRelease Date: March 18, 2016
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
Director: Jeff Nichols
Screenwriter: Jeff Nichols
Cast: Michael Shannon, Jaeden Lieberher, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Sam Shepard, Bill Camp, Scott Haze, Paul Sparks
Running Time: Unknown
MPAA Rating: Not yet rated
Official Website: FB.com/MidnightSpecialMovie

Plot Summary

From “Mud” and “Take Shelter” writer/director Jeff Nichols, “Midnight Special” follows a father (Michael Shannon), who goes on the run to protect his young son, Alton (Jaeden Lieberher), and uncover the truth behind the boy’s special powers. What starts as a race from religious extremists and local law enforcement quickly escalates to a nationwide manhunt involving the highest levels of the Federal Government. Ultimately his father risks everything to protect Alton and help fulfill a destiny that could change the world forever in this genre–defying film as supernatural as it is intimately human.

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