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Revolt (2017)

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An amnesiac US soldier's in a cell next to a cute, French doctor. Earth is under attack by big, alien robots. Kenyan soldiers come to rape, torture and kill but the 2 fight back. They find a car and head west.

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Joe Miale
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lee Pace ... Bo
Bérénice Marlohe ... Nadia
Jason Flemyng ... Stander
Sibulele Gcilitshana ... Kara
Wandile Molebatsi ... Roderick
Sekoati Sk Tsubane Sekoati Sk Tsubane ... Juma
Leroy Gopal Leroy Gopal ... Jeandre
Welile Nzunza Welile Nzunza ... Cedric
Patrick Bakoba Patrick Bakoba ... Kenyan Captain
Tom Fairfoot ... Lieutenant Smalls
Ben Tjibe Ben Tjibe ... Lookout
Chantal Herman Chantal Herman ... Female Medic
Barileng Malebye Barileng Malebye ... Young Soldier
Jabulani Mthembu Jabulani Mthembu ... Poacher 1
Batsile Ramasodi Batsile Ramasodi ... Poacher 2
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The story of humankind's last stand against a cataclysmic alien invasion. In the war-ravaged African countryside, a U.S. soldier and a French foreign aid worker team up to survive the alien onslaught. Their bond will be tested as they search for refuge across a crumbling world. Written by Anonymous

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To live is to fight.

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi | War

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Rated R for violence including some grisly images | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Prisoner of War See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$24,416
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Alex Russell was previously attached to star before Lee Pace was cast. See more »

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Revolt: Passable Sci-fi
6 May 2019 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

Revolt is one of those middle budget sci-fi efforts you'll see on Netflix much alike the superior Kill Switch (2017) and alike that this also stars the excellent French actress Bérénice Marlohe.

The film is British made which surprised me. Honestly without football hooligans or quintessential Englishmen I can rarely identify them as such, thankfully that makes up 90%+ of English films.

It tells the story of a world overrun by an alien force and one soldier trying to survive through it. Suffering from amnesia and with a weird tattoo on his arm he goes on a dangerous quest for answers.

While the comparable Kill Switch was a smart movie this relies on the tried and tested formula of fighting aliens, explosions, spacecraft and all the usual tropes.

Revolt is a run of the mill film, one of those that is harmless enough to spend 90 minutes on but by the next day you'll have likely forgotten it.

The Good:

Bérénice Marlohe

The Bad:

Very cliched


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