PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.
The shots inside the university (in class and when she walks through a cafeteria) were filmed at HEC Montréal University, at the Decelles building.
Dr. Louise Banks:
I used to think this was the beginning of your story. Memory is a strange thing. It doesn't work like I thought it did. We are so bound by time, by its order.
Dr. Louise Banks: Okay. Okay. Come back to me. Come back to me. Come back to me.
Dr. Louise Banks: Stick 'em up! Are you the ...
When the alarm goes off in the classroom there is a strobe alarm on the classroom wall (for deaf people) but it does not activate. The audible alarm was likely only added in post production.
During the end credits Anana Rydvald is credited as Swedish Scientist rather than Danish Scientist. Sweden and Denmark are neighboring countries.
English, Russian, Mandarin
$24,000,000 (USA) (11 November 2016)
$100,501,349 (USA) (3 March 2017)
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