Super 8

Super 8 Brief Information

Super 8 is a 2011 American science fiction-thriller film written and directed by J. J. Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg. The film stars Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning and Kyle Chandler and tells the story of a group of young teenagers who are filming their own Super 8 movie in a small town when a train derails, releasing a dangerous presence into their town. The movie was filmed in Weirton, West Virginia and surrounding areas.

Super 8 was released on June 10, 2011, in conventional and IMAX theaters in the US. The film was well-received with critics praising the film for its nostalgia, visual effects, musical score, and for the performances of its young actors, particularly those of Fanning and newcomer Courtney. It was also a commercial success, grossing some $260 million against a $50 million budget. The film received several awards and nominations; primarily in technical and special effects categories, as well as for Courtney and Fanning's performances as the film's two young leads.

Super 8 News

• Elle Fanning promotes 'The Neon Demon' in Cannes
• 'Outlander' stars Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan strip down on 'EW' cover
• Producers Guild of America to honor J.J. Abrams
• 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' tops DVD sales and rental charts

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