The 5th Wave Synopsis
In "The 5th Wave," set in the present day, four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, 16-year-old Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.
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By Joey Dango
The special effects were cheesy. This should have been a made for TV movie. The love story was lame and not realistic. Just bad ugh....

You have to see this movie!

By Autumnragerart
If you have read the book, trust me, this movie does NOT disappoint!! It leaves out a whole lot of details, but it was still wonderful!...

It as ok...

By Jorge E Roman Medina
Kind of predictable throughout the whole movie. But it was a fun adventure/action flick but not to waste your money at the movies....

Book was better

By lancerboy90
I'm a big fan of the book and couldn't put it down, the movie almost seemed boring to me and slow going, was a little let down honestly...

5th grade

By Killer Ride
Using a formula for movies? doesnt work anymore....

Great YA action movie

By wkfryer
For those of you interested, this movie covers the entirety of the first book. The movie does a good job explaing a very complicated idea. There is bloodshed and death and guns so if you are...

Meh... Ok...

By sounderquake7
5th Wave had the potential to be greatly entertaining movie, but it was botched in my opinion. The film had a unique story, but they seemed unsure how to tell the story in a film and consequently...

So good

By ajr0702
The 5th wave was such a good movie.I loved it and hope they do make a 2nd one!!...

By ethanelkins611
I'm not going to lie the movie was really good, I just feel a little let down with the plot I feel like not much time was spent addressing each scene. It felt too often that the scene would shift to...

why must there always be sex?

By Mrsbeard
The books were amazing the movie was alright. Not enough detail, the movie felt rushed. If I hadn't read the books, I probably would have thought the movie is great. But I did read them and the...

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Rated PG-13 | For Violence and destruction, some sci-fi thematic elements, language and brief teen partying.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Disappointing adaptation has violence, some romance.
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