Super 8

Synopsis: SPOILER: In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.
Director(s): J.J. Abrams
Production: Paramount Pictures
  11 wins & 67 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.0
Metacritic:
72
Rotten Tomatoes:
82%
PG-13
Year:
2011
112 min
$126,975,169
Website
456 Views

I'm so worried for that boy.

Joe's going to be okay.

She was everything to him.

Jack's going to step up.

He's a good man.

But he has never had

to be a father before.

I don't think he understands Joe.

How long had she work there?

Five years?

- I think it was six.

What do you think was in the coffin?

Jesus, shut up.

I was thinking how she died.

You guys weren't wondering that.

No, I'm eating macaroni salad.

I was wondering about that too.

I heard it crushed her completely.

Steel beams.

Those things weigh a ton.

Literally.

I don't know how you guys can eat.

Try the turkey and you'll discover how.

Lucy, down.

Get out.

Joe.

Have you seen Joe?

Bet Joe's not going to want

to do my movie anymore.

Why?

Why do you think why?

The story is about the living dead.

His mum is not a zombie.

But she's dead, shit head.

It's troubled his heart pretty good.

- Told you.

Get him out of here!

Just wait a minute.

Wait!

Jack!

Jack, just let me out!

Get out!

Get out!

Hey Jack!

It was a mistake.

Get out! Come on!

Get in!

Joseph, I will be home soon.

Oh my God. That was

the longest day ever.

Here.

- What's this?

New scene. Check it out.

Detective Hathaway has a wife now?

I don't know. I think it

might make a better movie.

I need a better story

line and production value.

Hey guys. Martin...

It was the grosses one yet.

Oh my god, shut up!

So who's going to play the wife?

Jen?

No way. I told you what

she did to my top pack.

What wife?

- Alice Dainard.

I was returning that book

on 'Codes and Ciphers'.

She was in the silent reading section.

And I asked her if she'll

play Hathaway's wife.

Wait. You talked to

Alice Dainard, really?

You aren't suppose to talk at

all in the silent reading section.

Shut up.

- It's for silent reading.

She said 'yes'.

We're filming tonight and she's driving.

Driving? Driving where?

That was a really good zombie murder.

But it's not a story yet.

All the kids that are

entering this film festival,

fifteen and sixteen years old,

have better stories and

casts and production value.

I've got nothing.

- Charles, dinner.

I'm coming.

There is this article

I want you to read this.

It explains everything about stories.

I just don't understand how

the wife helps make it a story.

Jesus, what have I been explaining?

The scene we're filming

tonight, where the

wife's telling the detective that

she cares for him, that she loves him.

I can't believe you

talk to Alice Dainard.

Charles, come on, move it!

I'm coming!

And watch your head this time!

So when he investigates

the zombie stuff,

you feel something.

You don't want him to die

because they love each other.

Make sense?

Alice Dainard, that's awesome.

You're impossible.

- Charles, now!

God mum! I'm coming!

Midnight okay? Don't forget.

I won't forget.

Read this.

It's not fair I cannot go to Wendy's.

Every single person

will be there except me.

Well then, every single

person and tell you how it was.

Move the puzzle, get the napkins.

Mum...

- It's your turn to babysit.

Why can't I switch with Charles?

Maybe it's because you

crushed Charles' top pack.

You ever think of that?

Oh really, guess what? We're switching.

Oh really? Guess what? No, we're not.

Okay, that's enough. Charles,

take this to the table.

Benji, time for dinner.

Hi Joe.

Goodnight, Mrs Kaznyk.

Take a seat. We have lots of food.

Oh no, I'm okay,

really. Thank you though.

See you tomorrow, Charles.

- Later.

There's always a place for you Joey.

You know that.

Yes sir, thank you.

Dad?

Dad?

Hey.

I'll be out in a minute.

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