Encounter

Encounter

Encounter

A decorated Marine goes on a rescue mission to save his two young sons from an unhuman threat in this sci-fi thriller from the BAFTA-winning director of 2017's Beast. Stars Oscar nominee Riz Ahmed and Oscar winner Octavia Spencer.

2021108 minsUSA, UKAmazon Studios
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Encounter | Reviews

57%116 reviews

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Ahmed is easily the best thing about this deeply frustrating story...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

This is a film that hits its marks but fails to step into its own.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Riz Ahmed can’t save (this) uneven sci-fi invasion drama.

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Variety

Variety

A taut, genre-bending psychological thriller with nonstop drive...

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

A plot that is at best ill-advised, at worst offensive to people living with a mental illness.

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Time Out

Time Out

Riz Ahmed is mesmerising in a twisty sci-fi with gripping psychological undercurrents.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Encounter benefits from unexpectedly epic cinematography...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Another incredible performance from Riz Ahmed.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Despite its tonal seriousness, Encounter ironically misses the mark by not going deep enough.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Ahmed delivers another one of his reliably watchable performances.

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