PG-13 | | Action, Sci-Fi
A failed reporter is bonded to an alien entity, one of many entities who have invaded Earth. But the entity takes a liking to Earth and decides to protect it.
Woody Harrelson starred in director Ruben Fleischer's first feature film, Zombieland (2009) alongside stars Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone. Stone and Eisenberg have their own comic book movie connections, with Eisenberg appearing in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Justice League (2017) and Stone appearing as Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) films.
Astronaut JJ Jameson, III:
Life Foundation Control, this is LF1. The specimens are secured, and we're heading home.
Mission Control Operator: Roger, LF1. You are a go for reentry.
In a scene where Eddie is crouched inside Mrs. Chen's Grocery Store, he leans up against a stack of MILLVILLE cereal, which is an exclusive brand of ALDI grocery stores. While there are Aldi locations in Southern California, it's unlikely she would be buying from a retailer instead of a wholesaler.
In the credits, Computer Advisory Services were provided by Walter O'Brien of Scorpion Computer Services. The question is, did they use the real or the fictional Walter?
The theatrical release featured an extended clip from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) as a post-credits scene. It was however not included in the internet version.
$80,255,756 (USA) (7 October 2018)
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