The 5th WaveDarkness. Destruction. Infection. Invasion.

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2016 | PG-13 | Sci-Fi Drama | 1hr, 52min

Follows 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan who tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age. more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, January 22, 2016 Nationwide Release

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On DVD & Blu-ray Estimated; not official

June 2016


Chloe Moretz
Cassie Sullivan
Nick Robinson
Ben Parish
Alex Roe
Evan Walker
Maria Bello
Sergeant Reznik
Maggie Siff
Lisa Sullivan
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Susannah Grant


Rating MPAA

PG-13 for violence and destruction, some sci-fi thematic elements, language and brief teen partying.


A teenage girl survives an alien invasion only to then search for her brother, who may or may not have been abducted by human-looking extra-terrestrials. She is helped by a boy who might also be an alien in disguise.
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Production Notes

  • Based on the young adult by Richard Yancey.

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