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260 Ratings


Directed by Chris Columbus
United States, 2015
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Action


When aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults.

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Critics reviews

This amiable Ghostbusters knockoff is unusually competent for a Sandler comedy; director Chris Columbus (Home Alone, the first two Harry Potter films) actually devotes some care to such niceties as pacing and characterization—things that Dennis Dugan, Sandler’s regular director, seldom bothers with—and he strikes an even balance between situational humor and special effects set pieces.
July 22, 2015
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