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The Arrival

Employed to seek out intelligent life on other planets, Zane Zaminski (Charlie Sheen) gets his first big break in the form of a radio signal. The next day he's fired, and all evidence of the contact is destroyed. Puzzled and angry, Zaminski determines to find out why. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 115
Theater Release: 31 May 1996
Video Release: 21 Apr 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Arrival is rated PG-13: for some sci-fi violence and terror, and for brief language.

Cast: Charlie Sheen, Richard Schiff
Studio: 1996 Orion Pictures

Detailed Review

The Arrival released in theatres just weeks before Independence Day, resulting in a poor box office next to ID4's fireworks, even though The Arrival is every bit as… 
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