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The 5th Wave

The 5th Wave
  • 2016
  • US
  • 112 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: J. Blakeson
  • Cast: Chloe Grace Mortez, Susannah Grant, Liev Schreiber, Maika Monroe
  • UK release: 22 January 2016

When aliens wipe out most of life on Earth, ordinary high school gal Cassie (Moretz) is forced to get herself a big gun and fight for her life. Serviceable YA action film based on Rick Yancey's novel, with some laughably adolescent moments; still, Moretz is as watchable as ever.

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The 5th Wave

21 Jan 20163 stars

Serviceable YA actioner, with Chloë Grace Moretz and Maika Monroe amongst the ass-kickers

After Kick-Ass and The Equalizer, Chloë Grace Moretz appears to be the go-to girl for gun-wielding teenage action heroines. Thus, she fits snugly into this serviceable YA flick about an alien invasion. She plays ordinary gal Cassie; ‘When you’re in high…

Chloe Moretz to star in Fifth Wave

11 Apr 2014

Film gossip

Chloe Grace Moretz is to star in 'The Fifth Wave'. The 'Kick-Ass' actress will take on the lead role in the sci-fi thriller, which is set in the aftermath of a series of deadly alien attacks, The Wrap reports. The evil extra-terrestrials have left…

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