• 2012
  • US
  • 2h 11min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Peter Berg
  • Cast: Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Tadanobu Asano, Liam Neeson
  • UK release: 11 April 2012
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When aliens invade the waters around Hawaii, wayward naval officer Alex Hopper (Kitsch) must assemble a Ragtag Bunch of Misfits to fight back. Director Berg is a naval buff, so it's disappointing that a chance to refresh the action genre is thrown away in favour of a humdrum alien-invasion plot.

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