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A loner (Dane DeHaan) escapes his abusive home life and discovers a mysterious crater that gives him and two fellow high school students psychokinetic powers in this found-footage-style superhero film from director Josh Trank and screenwriter Max Landis. DeHaan plays Andrew, a angsty teen whose mother is dying and whose father takes out his violent frustrations out on the boy. As a result, Andrew starts filming everything around him, including the dreadful night that he, his cousin Matt (Alex Russell) and the soon-to-be senior class president, Steve (Michael B. Jordan), wake up with superpowers after exploring a condemned piece of land housing an unexplained power source. The three bond over their newfound abilities, with Andrew clearly leading the pack in terms of control and strength. Despite their noble intentions, a darker streak appears in one of them as the other two try to take control over a situation that soon spirals into homicidal madness -- all of which is captured on camera. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

  • Release date:February 3, 2012


Dane DeHaan
as Andrew Detmer
Alex Russell
as Matt Garetty
Michael B. Jordan
as Steve Montgomery
Michael Kelly
as Richard Detmer
Ashley Hinshaw
as Casey Letter
Bo Petersen
as Karen Detmer
Anna Wood
as Monica
Nicole Bailey
as Cala
Pierre Malherbe
as Police Detective
Robert Clotworthy
as Newscaster
Chrystee Pharris
as Samantha Voice
Daniel Booko
as Costly Voice
Byron Thames
as Howard Voice
Steve Kramer
as Police Officer Voice
Ashley Peldon
as School Flyer Girl Voice
Paul Pape
as Priest Voice
Jeff Fischer
as Thug #3 Voice


Josh Trank
Adam Schroeder
Josh Trank
Screen Story
Max Landis
Max Landis
Screen Story
Matthew Jensen
Andrea Von Foerster
Musical Direction/Supervision
Elliot Greenberg
Stephen Altman
Production Designer
Patrick O'Connor
Art Director
Johnny Breedt
Supervising Art Director
James Dodson
Executive Producer
Vivienne Gray
Set Designer
Dianna Cilliers
Costume Designer
Fred Du Preez
Set Decorator
Tim Walston
Sound/Sound Designer
Ronna Kress
Conrad Kuhne
Sound Mixer
Kathy Chasen-Hay
Visual Effects Producer
James Dodson
Unit Production Manager
Michael Rossouw
Alan Markfield
Still Photographer
Sarah MacFarlane
Second Assistant Director
Tony Lamberti
Re-Recording Mixer
Joe Barnett
Re-Recording Mixer
Simon Hansen
Visual Effects Supervisor
Craig Griffin
Set Dresser