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.
Director Denis Villeneuve and the writing team took extensive efforts to ensure the movie's scientific ideology was accurate. Renowned scientist and tech innovator Stephen Wolfram and his son Christopher Wolfram were consulted to ensure all terminology, graphics and depictions were sound.
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 Colonel Weber comes by helicopter to take Louise, ha said Gavisti as the answer for Sanskrit word for war. Louise said it means desire for more cows. Actually, Sanskrit word for war is Yuddha. Gavishti means battle or desire for fighting, so it is close.
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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