Taking Earth

Synopsis: The human race is thrown into chaos as an alien invasion takes control of the planet in an effort to find one boy out of 7 billion people who holds the power to destroy them.
Genre: Sci-Fi
100 min


[epic music]

We look up at the sky...

We behold the

infinite stars...

And we believe

we are all alone.

[remote beeps]


[orchestral music]

You're in for a treat.

This is the equivalent

of a juicy steak.

- Beans?

- Of course.

Not bad. It's good.

Eh? What'd I tell you?

There's nothing on TV.

Everything's still gone.

It's clever, no one

knows what's going on.

What do you mean?

Well, there's no way of

finding out what happened.

Everyone's in the dark

and people are clueless without


It's ridiculous.

It makes no sense.

Isn't it weird?

Everybody going in

the same direction.

South. They're going south.

But why?

I don't know.

Sarah told me people were

saying it's safe in the south.

How do you mean safe?

I don't know. Less attacks?

Get out of the building!

Don't worry, we're safe.

How do you know?

Are you worried

because we're indoors?

Don't they get angry

if people go indoors?

It pisses them off

if people go inside anything...


But the trick is to know

when they're coming.

How do you know when

they're coming?

The sound of screaming

gets louder.

[music swells]

Have you heard about

what happened in London?

The attack?

It's more than an attack,

they're saying it's

some kind of outbreak.

[power goes out]

What the hell?

What are you doing?

[whispering] Get out.

Excuse me?

[elevator door opens]

Get out!


[phone rings]


David, baby,

have you heard?

Have I heard? What's up, baby?

The outbreak.

It's not just Washington.

Now they are saying

New York as well.


I thought it

was in London?

David, it's happening


Okay, look, where are you?

I'm at the office.

There was an explosion.

Not even two

blocks from here.

What's happening?

I don't know.

Just stay there,

I'm coming to you.

I'm leaving right now.


What the hell?

[explosion, screams]

[frantic music]

Get out.

[car starts]

[tires screeching]




helicopter blades]


[jet engines]



Sarah, we need to get out

of the city, and I mean now.


[quiet music]


At what?

I don't see anything.



They're hidden.

But it's them.

I still can't believe

our luck today.

Those IO's literally

walked straight past us.

They were this close.

That... could have gone very


Yeah, we were lucky.

David, what are you


to do next, or go next?

Find Sarah.

And help you

find your mom.

[distant explosions

and screams]

We need to go.

Get back!


Stay! Stay.

[tense music]

What are you doing?

Leave it!

It doesn't matter.

What are you doing?

They'll find me, David.

My blood.

No they won't, no

one's gonna find you!

They'll know, if they

taste my blood, they'll

know it's me.


What are you

talking about?

Who'll find you?


Infected ones.

They taste the blood!

They're looking for me!

No one's looking for you! Now

calm down.

[distant explosion]




Dude, we need to get

out - [explosion]

We could stay

here tonight.

We should be safe.

How's your hand?

It's just a graze.

It stopped bleeding.


What the hell?

What happened?

Why were you freaking

out back there?

I think it would be better

if I didn't tell you.

I think if we are going to

stick together, I have a

right to know.

You have to promise

you'll believe me.

Sure, I'll believe you.

But I want to know.


Everything that's

happened, it's not what

you think.

There was never

an outbreak.

Those things were

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