• Released
  • August 2, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 30 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Documentary
Europa Report Synopsis
Astronauts travel to one of Jupiter's moons in search of life.
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80

The Dissolve

By Aisha Harris
Cordero and screenwriter Philip Gelatt demonstrate a deft understanding of how to handle a found-footage narrative without making it too...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Stephen Farber
The basic story has been told many times before, but it’s intriguingly retold by screenwriter Philip Gelatt and director Sebastian Cordero...
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80

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
The sights are gorgeous—a seamless mix of archival imagery and impressively rendered digital views of our galaxy—and the science is, to...
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
While Europa Report does quite well dramatically without breaking any new ground, its great strength is how striking it is visually and the...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
Director Cordero manages the not-bad trick of generating suspense while keeping the overall tone cool and collected.
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75

RogerEbert.com

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The beauty of Ecuadorian director Sebastian Cordero's film is the simplicity of its approach.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Tirdad Derakhshani
A quiet, modest chamber piece more like "Moon" than "Star Wars."
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75

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
The real treat here is the science, not the fiction. The film’s sleek aesthetic was developed in consultation with NASA about what such a...
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70

Variety

By Justin Chang
Meticulously crafted by Ecuadorian helmer Sebastian Cordero and his team, this futuristic tale of astronauts searching for signs of life...
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40

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
Simply put, the care and thoughtfulness that goes into footage-faking has not been applied to the film's script or structure.
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Sci-fi greatness

By The_Separator
The lines go dead. The crew loose contact with Earth. Gear and emotions malfunction. But Director Sebastian Cordero does not rely on these typical sci-fi tropes to carry the film. The clichés become...

WAIT FOR IT TO GO TO DVD>>>Maybe

By thumpusmc
I saw this movie in an advanced screening that I paid extra money to see when it was available for its online start in July. I knew nothing of it but friends RAVED about it. It is FOUND FOOTAGE and...

Europa Report is an F grade

By Cacowboy
Now that there is review on this film. I have to say NO NO! I saw this movie in advance. Take this warning do not waste your money. Very bad story line, does not have an even flow to it. It jumps...

Europa...not Europe. It's about space.

By Mp4G
Very suspenseful. It's a "found footage" type of movie, like "The Blair Witch Project" or "Cloverfield." I thought it was very well acted, very well directed and edited. They were able to do a lot...

A Film That Stays With You

By Primelenz
While the soon to be released Elysium's have and have not story may divert or entertain you a short time, The Europa Report's powerful story of sacrifice and exploration will stay with you far longer...

Europa Report

By crystallee nam
Amazing! Want to see it in theatres everywhere...

Classic sci-fi

By CypressVH
Well done sci-fi...

Set up--let down

By n2movies2u
They should have stayed home...

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Rated PG-13 | For for sci-fi action and peril
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Smart sci-fi thriller can be intense, terrifying.
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