Pixels Release Date
May 15, 2015
Pixels SynopsisVideo game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.
Starring: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Josh Gad, Michelle Monaghan, and Peter Dinklage
Written by: Timothy Dowling and Tim Herlihy
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Produced by: Chris Columbus, Allen Covert, and Jack Giarraputo
Distributor: Sony / Columbia
Release Date: May 15, 2015
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by Gabe Toro July 22, 2014 comments
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by Kristy Puchko July 18, 2014 comments
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by Nick Venable March 28, 2014 comments
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by Kristy Puchko February 26, 2014 comments
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by Kristy Puchko May 30, 2013 comments
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