Xavier and Mike are back with reviews for Countdown (2019) by Justin Dec starring Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, and Talitha Eliana Bateman. This is the first feature length film from Dec and a recent horror film that people have mixed reviews on.
When a nurse downloads an app that claims to predict the moment a person will die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With the clock ticking and a figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.
Director: Justin Dec
Writer: Justin Dec
Stars: Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, Talitha Eliana Bateman
Release Date: 25 October 2019 (USA)
Budget: $6,500,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend USA: $8,865,082, 27 October 2019
Gross USA: $25,621,766
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $46,121,766
Runtime: 90 min
After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Director: Ridley Scott
Writers: Dan O’Bannon (screenplay and story)
Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt
Release Date: 22 June 1979 (USA)
Budget: $11,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend USA: $3,527,881, 28 May 1979
Gross USA: $81,765,459
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $108,283,202
Runtime: 117 min (1979 Theatrical Version) | 116 min (2003 Director’s Cut)