Midnight Special Synopsis
In the sci-fi thriller “Midnight Special,” writer/director Jeff Nichols proves again that he is one of the most compelling storytellers of our time, as a father, he goes on the run to protect his young son.
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Movie Reviews

Stay away!!!

By diego10lopez
Do not waste your money.... It is really a preposterous movie with a great PR and marketing budget... So sad to see that good reviews can clearly be bought....

horrible..!!!! dont listen to the critics..dont waste your money or time !!!

By shah11417
i think the makers of this movie paid the critics to give it positive reviews, this movie sucked big time, i feel so misled..next time i will wait and hear what the viewers have to say instead of...

a superhero drama like no other

By josh1010655
the doesn't have the biggest of budget, but they make do with what they had. The special effects that were displayed were great. the acting is superb. no one falls short. don't want to give anything...

Incoherent Mess

By Maffy
It would be bad enough if this movie was JUST incoherent, superficial, self serious, and nonsensical. But it is all those things AND a colossal bore....

Script falters

By kouru225
This movie is slow btw. It didn't bother me but it might for some. It's the first Jeff Nichols movie I've seen so I didn't know what to expect, and, while it certainly has high points, Midnight...

Midnight special

By ngfederici
This was a great plot really great...

Really enjoyed this movie

By SmoLovesMovies
I don't understand why this hasn't gone into wide release. Great acting. Very interesting premise. Exciting at parts and very thoughtful in others....

A snooze!

By hkaplan918
This was a dull and super-obvious film. The sci fi was cheesy. The actors appeared to be sleepwalking. Don't waste your time or your money....

Solid movie with caution

By guyhaley
I really thought the movie was very well done and entertaining. It has an original script but it comes with a cost. It leaves you wanting more answers. I would still highly recommend it....

Not as great as critics claim

By andrewlong465
Really great concept, but doesn't live up to all the hype....

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For Some violence and action.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Powerful, emotional sci-fi drama about love and sacrifice.
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