The Arrival Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 13583

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 49

Theatrical Release Date: 05/31/1996

Language: English

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: David N. Twohy

Actors: Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff, Ron Silver, Teri Polo, Phyllis Applegate

Plot: An astronomer finds evidence of alien life and when he shares this information with his boss he is immediate fired. He becomes obsessed with finding the outer space signal and tracking down where the aliens are. -- Josh C

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Rating of
2.5/4

Snoogans - wrote on 12/04/2011

What you'd expect in a sci-fi thriller, but the whole conspiracy aspect is intriguing.

Rating of
2/4

Bribaba - wrote on 05/12/2011

Sheeny's a bit special in this. Armed only with a beard he saves Earth from an alien invasion. He plays a scientist, so the beard is there to make him look more serious instead of his usual manic self. This doesn't work. Playing opposite him in every sense is Ron Silver, as smooth as Charlie is ragged. The story, alien manipulated global warming, moves right along. It only gets bogged down when our hero is trapped in an underground cavern that looks like an alien take on London's Tate Modern. It's actually quite fun.

Rating of
2/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 09/13/2010

Another basic sci-fi horror film - the only memorable thing about this film is those backward bird legs the aliens have - now that was just creepy. Charlie Sheen, though, should stick to comedy.

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0.5/4

What a Gyp

Ghost Seed - wrote on 08/31/2008

Everything you want to know about bad acting is perfectly provided for you by Charlie Sheen in this performance. And yes, it truly IS a "performance" - because no human has ever displayed these reactions in reality, so it is my personal belief that this man studied the hell out of some Saturday morning cartoons to prepare for the role...and babies, he mastered that creepy big-eyed w/ hard blink - slack jawed w/ a slight-head shake- shocked reaction & pretty much set it to default...that way we get to see it repeated throughout the film EVERY TIME anything happens! Bold move Sheen.

Though I must say this isn't so much a "film" as a bad Tales From the Darkside episode as far as production value, casting, writing and - - well everything actually. Viewing it is quite a chore, it's not …

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