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Life (2017)

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A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth.

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Six astronauts aboard the space station study a sample collected from Mars that could provide evidence for extraterrestrial life on the Red Planet. The crew determines that the sample contains a large, single-celled organism - the first example of life beyond Earth. But..things aren't always what they seem. As the crew begins to conduct research, and their methods end up having unintended consequences, the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected. Written by ElDiomedes

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We were better off alone. See more »


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Rated R for language throughout, some sci-fi violence and terror | See all certifications »

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24 March 2017 (USA)  »

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Life: Vida inteligente  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,501,936, 24 March 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,234,022, 1 June 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$100,541,806, 31 December 2017
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Trivia

Both Hiroyuki Sanada and Rebecca Ferguson have co-starred in blockbuster films with Tom Cruise, with Sanada in The Last Samurai (2003) and Ferguson in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015). See more »

Goofs

The ISS is sealed. Unless someone opens a hatch, there is no way for Calvin to enter. It doesn't matter if they are out of fuel, the organism isn't going to go in through the thrusters, through the empty fuel tank, and into the habitation areas. It would need to open a hatch, or rip through something. See more »

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Rory Adams: Control, if you're listening, and you probably are 'cause you're creepy that way, can I just rant for a second about the micromanagement? We're not blood-filled meat puppets. I come from a long line of plumbers that can fix a shower, but I can't. Well, Hugh doesn't shower anyway - he's British. It's not being critical, you're just a very under-bathed nation; everybody knows it.
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Crazy Credits

The music for the end titles begins with the song Spirit in the Sky. This was used during the live broadcast from the ill-fated Apollo XIII moon mission. A recreation of this broadcast, along with this song, was included in the film of the same name. The irony is intentional, as the song is about dying. See more »

Connections

Featured in Creating Life: The Art and Reality of Calvin (2017) See more »

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Spirit in the Sky
Written by Norman Greenbaum
Copyright 1970 Great Honesty Music
Used courtesy of Transtone Productions
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Horribly Beautiful or beautifully horrible ?
9 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

Im huge fan of scifi so couldn't missed it.. nothing is perfect including this film, but come on, don't be like those guys who criticize every scene in logical,physical,scientific point of view..it has great freshness in it, very welcomed ending, great build up and working start of the second act. film has numerous scenes where you get goosebumps, especially girls will be shocked no doubt. Only thing is that Reynolds is predictably the "funny guy" of this crew and it seems bit annoying. he maybe wanted this role and be similar like in dead-pool or so.. he is funny guy and i like this person in real life but he should try to play very reasonable, pragmatic, calm guys.. maybe he should play Gylenhaal's role.. Characters are only weak point. you must like em from another movies to wish them luck here. you don't know em much. you see who's got family, who's got spooky sense for living in space, but is it enough ? Yes movie has ALien (1979) DNA in it, yes its modern-like horror, but first of all it has power to scare you or spook you (at least), because the monster is pretty awesome, scary and it has all horror ingrediences in that monster design. I think its very very working film, and i would recommned to everyone, firstly to all who are not scifi fans because at least you would see what you are missing..


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