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Midnight Special (2016)

Directed by


Starring (View all)
Adam Driver Adam Driver
Sevier
Bill Camp Bill Camp
Doak
Scott Haze Scott Haze
Levi
Sam Shepard Sam Shepard
Calvin Meyer


Written by
Jeff Nichols Jeff Nichols
(written by)


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MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Official Trailer (2016)

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Midnight Special - Trailer 2 [HD]

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7 years, 4 months ago at Sep 28 23:42
1 vote
I am surprised this is rated so average. I would have expected something much higher given the cast and crew. Plus the trailer looked absolutely incredible. Jeff Nichols is the mastermind who brought us Mud and the up coming Loving that I absolutely want to see. I don't know why I have taken so long to watch this. It's time now though.

That was so much different than I expected, but s... read more

A good movie

4 years, 11 months ago at Mar 5 8:45
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I already saw this movie but, the first time I watched it, the circumstances were not ideal, so I thought I might as well check it out again. Indeed, the first time around, I saw this movie without subtitles and I have to admit that I did struggle to follow exactly what the characters were saying. On top of that, I think it is a rather frustrating movie but, while rewatching it, I have to admit th... read more
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A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.
Release date: 18 February 2016
Tags: Sci-fi (4), 2016 (3), Drama (2), Kidnapping (2), Road Trip (2), 2010s (2), 幻想 (1), Special Kid (1), 冒險 (1), 00's (1), Box Office Flop (1), Warner Bros. (1), HQ (1), Cults (1), Cult (1), Science Fiction (1), Adventure (1), Thriller (1), Mystery (1)
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A good movie

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