Arrival (2016)

Genres - Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Alien Film, Psychological Sci-Fi  |   Release Date - Nov 11, 2016 (USA)  |   Run Time - 116 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Denis Villeneuve directed this science-fiction suspense film about Earth's response to a possible alien invasion. After extraterrestrial spacecraft plant themselves at various locations around the globe, a linguist (Amy Adams) and a theoretical physicist (Jeremy Renner) must find a way to communicate with the mysterious visitors in order to learn what they want and whether they pose a threat to humanity. Forest Whitaker and Michael Stuhlbarg co-star.

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alien [not human], close-encounter, humanity, language, language-barrier, time, translator, UFO (Unidentified Flying Object)

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High Artistic Quality