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Sputnik (2020)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 24 July 2020 (Estonia)
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The lone survivor of an enigmatic spaceship incident hasn't returned back home alone-hiding inside his body is a dangerous creature.

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Egor Abramenko
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Cast overview:
Oksana Akinshina ... Tatyana Klimova
Fedor Bondarchuk ... Colonel Semiradov
Pyotr Fyodorov ... Konstantin Veshnyakov
Anton Vasilev ... Yan Rigel
Aleksey Demidov Aleksey Demidov ... Kirill Averchenko
Anna Nazarova Anna Nazarova ... Nurse
Aleksandr Marushev Aleksandr Marushev ... Convict Ruben
Albrecht Zander Albrecht Zander ... Convict Seryj
Vitaliya Kornienko ... Child in Orphanage
Vasiliy Zotov Vasiliy Zotov ... Biologist
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Storyline

At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander's mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him.

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The only survivor did not come back alone. See more »


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When first interviewed, Konstantin tells the doctor that feeble minded people are not sent to space, and therefore he is not likely to be hypnotized, so the doctor simply accepts it. In reality, contrary to popular belief, no one can be hypnotized unwillingly or forcibly, as hypnosis is a conscious effort and requires focus and mental discipline by the patient. Actually, strong minded and focused people are ideal candidates for hypnotic regression techniques. See more »

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When Tatyana is first arriving at the facility in Kazakhstan, the guards are watching the car convoy arrive through a window and press the button to open the gate. In the next scene, the gate opens and the convoy enters the facility. A dog is walking near the fence by the gate, but was not visible in the area in the previous scene from the guardhouse. See more »

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It has Been A Long Time Since A Good Alien Movie
16 November 2020 | by crowes-18865See all my reviews

This is a very well done sci-fi with a solid creature which isn't too over the top and is kept just simple enough to really work. Some of the only gems coming out of the horror and sci fi genres these days are the indie/foreign films and this one delivers a scary creature without getting so bogged down and convoluted as some of the more recent big budget films. It is subtitled but you can still appreciate that the actors/actresses were quite good. It was an unexpected surprise and I recommend it to anyone surging through the massive catalog of cookie cutter and ridiculous horror movies of late.


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Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian | Latin

Release Date:

24 July 2020 (Estonia) See more »

Also Known As:

Sputnik See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,024, 16 August 2020

Gross USA:

$18,853

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$342,490
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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