Arrival Movie

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When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team is brought together to investigate.

Who's Involved:

Michael Stuhlbarg, Amy Adams, Eric Heisserer, Mark O'Brien, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Shawn Levy, Denis Villeneuve, Tzi Ma

Release Date:

Friday, November 11, 2016 (Nationwide)

brief strong language

Runtime: 1 hr, 56 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team - lead by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) - is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

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Who stars in Arrival: Cast List

... Dr. Louise Banks

"Disenchanted" , "Dear Evan Hansen"  

"Untitled Bourne Movie 5 Project" , "Avengers: Endgame"  

"Respect" , "City of Lies"  

... Agent Halpern

"Men in Black III" , "Call Me by Your Name"  

... Captain Marks

"Parallel" , "The Darkest Minds"  

... General Shang

"The Jade Pendant" , "Tigertail"  

Who's making Arrival: Crew List

A look at the Arrival behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Denis Villeneuve last directed Blade Runner 2049 and Sicario. The film's writer Eric Heisserer last wrote Shadow and Bone and Bloodshot.


Eric Heisserer


Shawn Levy

Production: What we know about Arrival?

Key Facts

  1. Paramount picked up rights to U.S. and Canada at 2014's Cannes Film Festival.
  2. Based on the short story by noted science-fiction author Ted Chiang.

Filming Timeline

  1. October 2016: The film was in Completed status.
  2. April 2016: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. April 2015: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  4. November 2012: The film was in Announced status.
  5. Set to begin shooting in 2013. Casting is currently underway.

Arrival Release Date: When was the film released?

Arrival was released in 2016 on Friday, November 11, 2016 (Nationwide release). There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Almost Christmas and Shut In.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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