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Super 8(2011)

Super 8 poster

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.

Release Date
Language English
Genres ThrillerScience FictionMystery
Runtime 1 hours, 52 minutes
Budget $50,000,000.00
Revenue $260,095,987.00
Production Paramount PicturesAmblin EntertainmentBad RobotK/O Camera Toys
Homepage http://www.super8-movie.com/

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