The Fourth Kind

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There are four kinds of alien encounters. The fourth kind is abduction. Rated PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13) -- Rated PG-13 for violent/disturbing images, some terror, thematic elements and brief sexuality.
Released on:
November 6, 2009  

Production Companies:
Gold Circle Films, Dead Crow Productions, Focus Film
Distributors:
Universal Pictures

Status: Released

Cast:
Milla Jovovich, Elias Koteas, Will Patton, Enzo Cilenti, Corey Johnson

Director: Olatunde Osunsanmi

Screenwriter: Olatunde Osunsanmi

Genre: Thriller
About the film:
In 1972, a scale of measurement was established for alien encounters. When a UFO is sighted, it is called an encounter of the first kind. When evidence is collected, it is known as an encounter of the second kind. When contact is made with extraterrestrials, it is the third kind. The next level, abduction, is the fourth kind. This encounter has been the most difficult to document... until now.

Structured unlike any film before it, The Fourth Kind is a provocative thriller set in modern-day Nome, Alaska, where—mysteriously since the 1960s--a disproportionate number of the population has been reported missing every year. Despite multiple FBI investigations of the region, the truth has never been discovered.

Here in this remote region, psychologist Dr. Abigail Tyler (Milla Jovovich) began videotaping sessions with traumatized patients and unwittingly discovered some of the most disturbing evidence of alien abduction ever documented.

Using never-before-seen archival footage that is integrated into the film, The Fourth Kind exposes the terrified revelations of multiple witnesses.Their accounts of being visited by alien figures all share disturbingly identical details, the validity of which is investigated throughout the film.
Rated PG-13 for violent/disturbing images, some terror, thematic elements and brief sexuality.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $12.23 mil. (2527 theaters) | Domestic Total: $25.49 mil.
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    Sagar – sPEoaPnMAkj
    January 10, 2012 - 04:24
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    Walikng in the presence of giants here. Cool thinking all around!

    Jaz
    November 02, 2009 - 09:40
    Subject: the fourth kind

    Gosh, how arrogant can you get! I secon cols propostition!

    ed – royal Oak MI
    October 12, 2009 - 13:28
    Subject: the fourth kind

    unfortunately when i see milla jovvich in a movie I know it will be a B- stinker. why does anyone caste her after her dismal track record. If you want to advertise your film as being stupid then hire her and put her in your ads.

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    col
    October 15, 2009 - 20:29
    Subject: Re: the fourth kind

    Yes because you could do so much better ey?

    How about you shut the fuck up as this films looks excellent.