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Super 8

In 1979, while making their own homemade movie with a Super 8 camera, a group of children witness a horrific train accident. After the event the whole town suddenly seems plagued with inexplicable problems and mysterious disappearances. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: D+
Run Time: 112
Theater Release: 10 Jun 2011
Video Release: 22 Nov 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: Super 8

Release Date: 18 October 2011

On October 18, 2011, Super 8 releases to home video. The Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy Combo Pack includes:

- Commentary by writer/director J.J. Abrams, producer Bryan Burk and cinematographer Larry Fong.

- The Visitor Lives

-The Dream Behind Super 8

- The 8mm Revolution

- Deconstructing the Train Crash

- Deleted Scenes

- The Search for New Faces

- Meet Joel Courtney

- Rediscovering Steel Town

- Scoring Super 8

- Do You Believe in Magic?

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