Midnight Special (2016)

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Midnight Special Synopsis
In Midnight Special, the latest sci-fi thriller from acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols, Roy (Michael Shannon) is a father who goes on the run to protect his son, Alton (Jaeden Lieberher) who has special powers.
Midnight Special Release Date
In Theaters March 18, 2016
Midnight Special Credits
Starring: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Jaeden Lieberher, Bill Camp, Scott Haze, Paul Sparks, and Sam Shepard
Directed by: Jeff Nichols
Produced by: Sarah Green and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones
MPAA Rating: [ PG-13 ]
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
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by Gregory Wakeman March 17, 2016 discussion comments
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by Gregory Wakeman March 16, 2016 discussion comments
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