Air

 (1,051)5.11 h 34 min2015X-RayPG-13
In the near future, breathable air is nonexistent. Two engineers tasked with guarding the last hope for mankind struggle to preserve their sanity and lives.
Directors
Christian Cantamessa
Starring
Norman ReedusDjimon HounsouSandrine Holt
Genres
Science FictionSuspenseAction
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
EnglishEnglish [Audio Description]
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Producers
David AlpertChris FergusonBrian Kavanaugh-JonesRobert Kirkman
Studio
Vertical Entertainment
Rating
PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)
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Drug usefoul languagesexual contentviolence
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3.8 out of 5 stars

1051 global ratings

  1. 46% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 18% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 19% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 9% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 9% of reviews have 1 stars

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Drew BReviewed in the United States on March 5, 2019
5.0 out of 5 starsSimple thoughtful
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It isn't one of your action pack movies, its not suppose to be, it entertains the idea of dooms day bunkers, and what it might be like, at least one or so person's idea of such a event, the acting is top shelf, characters are believable, the scenes detailed and thought out, every thing, top to bottom well thought out and done, can't say enough good things about this movie, if the theme isn't a kind of story that interest you, I can see why some might call this movie boring, its not meant to be exciting, but thought provoking, a window into such things, anyways, well worth the watch.
11 people found this helpful
BosleyReviewed in the United States on October 11, 2020
1.0 out of 5 starsNot great. Save yourself.
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I don't really have the energy to articulate what a complete dud this was.
In reading the reviews I see a lot of gushing about how awesome it was in every possible way, and they were on the edge of their seats. How they were blown away by the "twist" ending, the immersive genius of the director, etc. How anyone that was bored must be brainwashed. "Wake-up from the brainwash, people. Jesus." LOL

All I can say in response is:
1. You don't get out much, do you?
2. Did we watch the same movie?
5 people found this helpful
BruceKReviewed in the United States on March 4, 2019
2.0 out of 5 starsSlow moving, clunky, awkward dialog 2/5
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Not any better with the commercials.

Two men are stationed in some kind of long-term survival bunker after
a global nuclear apocalypse. Daryl from Walking Dead is his annoying
whiny, wise-cracky self. The other guy is Djimon Hounsou.

The plot tries to make some kind of chemistry between these two but
it's like neither one of them wants to acknowledge the other is in the
room, let alone in the shot.

The cinematography is dark and monochromatic, boring and the boring
parts go on far too long ... basically the whole movie.

Cannot recommend.
6 people found this helpful
singerReviewed in the United States on August 24, 2015
5.0 out of 5 starsDon't believe the bored
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I don't quite understand why there were so many reviewers who complained of boredom concerning this film because I was rapt involved in this psychological apocalyptic drama from scene one. This is a good film, its not like Aliens with a lot of monster drama-trauma in every other scene but more like a survivors perspective on morality. This is an intelligent script, a realistic well thought out drama on what happens to the human condition when there's nothing else left to lose and I loved it!
20 people found this helpful
LisaReviewed in the United States on April 21, 2021
2.0 out of 5 starsDisappointing Dystopia
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I thought this would be worth the time because I liked Norman Reedus. I was wrong. As far as near future dystopia stories go this one is a low point. We run out of air. The government prioritizes supposedly important people. Two pawns are left with the responsibility to keep the privileged alive but they end up turning on each other. There was nothing new, exciting, or suspenseful about it. Predictable from beginning to end.
PattieReviewed in the United States on February 21, 2021
5.0 out of 5 starsSurvival
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I really liked this movie. I think the reason why there are so many reviews saying it is boring is because those reviewers probably are more interested in action type films. There is minimal action. This was more of an intellectual mystery type movie. About the human condition and what it means to survive. Very interesting. Loved it!
JerryReviewed in the United States on September 10, 2015
4.0 out of 5 starsI liked it.
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This movie wasn't that boring. If you love end-of-the-world movies that take place in an underground facility, you'll like this movie. Especially if you're a Norman Reedus fan.

For those who thought it was boring, let me share a revelation: YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE EXPLOSIONS EVERY TWO MINUTES, in order to to keep a movie from being "boring." Wake-up from the brainwash, people. Jesus.
22 people found this helpful
DogReviewed in the United States on March 25, 2021
2.0 out of 5 starsPredictable
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This movie could have gone so many places, but it took the cheap weasely way out as usual. About a quarter of the way through I started skipping by 10 seconds, stopped at a few points. There's about 20 minutes or so of story here, the rest is filler nonsense.
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