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Annihilation (2018)

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A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.



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A biologist's husband disappears. She puts her name forward for an expedition into an environmental disaster zone, but does not find what she's expecting. The expedition team is made up of the biologist, an anthropologist, a psychologist, a surveyor, and a linguist.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, bloody images, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 March 2018 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Aniquilación  »


Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,071,584, 25 February 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$29,840,830, 19 March 2018
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2.39 : 1
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Director Alex Garland decided not to reread the novel "Annihilation." Instead, he decided to adapt it "like a dream of the book." See more »


[first lines]
Scientist: What did you eat? You had rations for only two weeks. You were there for nearly four months.
The Biologist: I don't remember eating.
Scientist: How long do you think you were in there?
The Biologist: Days. Maybe weeks?
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This B movie is profoundly terrible and should have go straight to video
2 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

This movie is profoundly terrible. You have been warned.

Annihilation is at best a straight to video B movie.

People will tell you that the visuals a great. No it is standard CGI fare

People will tell you that the score is great. No it is completely forgetable

The plot and characters are so stupid that you have to wonder how the screen play was approved. There were no deep scientific questions, there was no profound meaning.

Basically the movie throws a bunch of incoherent nonsense at you and hopes you will be fooled into thinking it is profound.

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