Super 8

Super 8 (2011)

It Arrives.

  • Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery
  • Release Date: 2011-06-08
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 3267 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 52min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: K/O Camera Toys
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: J.J. Abrams
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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.

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  • Joel Courtney

    as Joe Lamb
  • Elle Fanning

    as Alice Dainard
  • Riley Griffiths

    as Charles Kaznyk
  • Kyle Chandler

    as Jackson Lamb
  • Ryan Lee

    as Cary McCarthy
  • Ron Eldard

    as Louis Dainard
  • Gabriel Basso

    as Martin Read
  • Bruce Greenwood

    as Cooper
  • Noah Emmerich

    as Nelec
  • AJ Michalka

    as Jen Kaznyk
  • Zach Mills

    as Preston
  • Jessica Tuck

    as Mrs. Kaznyk
  • Joel McKinnon Miller

    as Mr. Kaznyk
  • Britt Flatmo

    as Peg Kaznyk
  • Glynn Turman

    as Dr. Woodward
  • Richard T. Jones

    as Overmyer
  • Tom Quinn

    as Mr. McCandless
  • Caitriona Balfe

    as Elizabeth Lamb
  • Amanda Foreman

    as Lydia Connors - Ch 14 News Anchor
  • David Gallagher

    as Donny
  • Brett Rice

    as Sheriff Pruitt
  • Dale Dickey

    as Edie
  • Beau Knapp

    as Breen
  • Bingo O'Malley

    as Mr. Harkin
Directing J.J. Abrams Director
Production J.J. Abrams Producer
Production Bryan Burk Producer
Writing J.J. Abrams Writer
Production Steven Spielberg Producer
Sound Michael Giacchino Original Music Composer
Camera Larry Fong Director of Photography
Production Patti Carns Kalles Casting
Production April Webster Casting
Production Alyssa Weisberg Casting
Costume & Make-Up Ha Nguyen Costume Design
Art Martin Whist Production Design
Art David E. Scott Art Direction
Art Fainche MacCarthy Set Decoration
Editing Maryann Brandon Editor
Editing Mary Jo Markey Editor
Costume & Make-Up Deborah La Mia Denaver Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Virginia Burton Costume Supervisor
Camera Roger Peterson Grip
Sound Ben Burtt Sound Designer