Super 8 Movie

Super 8 movie poster

Who's Involved:

Elle Fanning, Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, Kyle Chandler, A.J. Michalka, Noah Emmerich, Ron Eldard, Joel Courtney, Gabriel Basso

Release Date:

Friday, June 10, 2011 (Nationwide)

intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and some drug use

Runtime: 1 hr, 52 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

In 1979, after the Air Force closes a section of Area 51, all materials are transported to a secure facility in Ohio. A train carrying some of the materials derails during an accident and something escapes from one of the cargo cars. A group of kids making movies with their Super 8 cameras accidentally capture what escapes on film.

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Who stars in Super 8: Cast List

"Godzilla vs. Kong" , "Broken City"  

... Alice Dainard

"The Nightingale" , "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil"  

"Freedomland" , "Jobs"  

"Trust" , "Jane Got a Gun"  

"Hillbilly Elegy" , "The Whole Truth"  

"Secretariat" , "Grace Unplugged"  

... Joe

"The Empty Man" , "The Kissing Booth 3"  

Who's making Super 8: Crew List

A look at the Super 8 behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director J.J. Abrams last directed Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The film's writer J.J. Abrams last wrote Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.


J.J. Abrams


J.J. Abrams


J.J. Abrams
Steven Spielberg

Production Companies

Amblin Entertainment

Bad Robot

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Production: What we know about Super 8?

Filming Timeline

  1. May 2011: The film was in Completed status.
  2. February 2011: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. September 2010: The film was in Production status.
  4. Shooting in Weirton, West Virginia

  5. May 2010: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  6. May 2010: The film was in Concept status.
  7. Unknown Status

Super 8 Release Date: When was the film released?

Super 8 was released in 2011 on Friday, June 10, 2011 (in 3,379 theaters . There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including Judy Moody And The NOT Bummer Summer, Troll Hunter and Bride Flight.

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

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

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