Occupation

Occupation

Occupation

Outback alien invasion actioner with Dan Ewing and Temuera Morrison as part of a mob of locals that rise up against the intruders.

After their small Australian country town is annihilated by an overwhelming airborne attack, a group of civilians evade capture and discover they are now among the last remaining survivors of an extraterrestrial invasion engulfing the entire planet.

2018Rating: M, Violence & offensive language119 minsAustralia
ActionScience Fiction

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Occupation / Reviews

Village Voice

Village Voice

Occupation is an action-movie throwback, a comfortable old combat boot. It's rousing in the old, familiar ways, but shouldn't all that sound and fury signify something?

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

A small-town soap with intergalactic embellishments. Picture A Country Practice invaded by aliens.

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Stuff

Stuff

Occupation (a second film is already in the works) feels like a film that wants to be the next Tomorrow When the War Began, but sometimes seems more akin to Peter Jackson's debut Bad Taste - without the laughs.

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Stuff

Stuff

About 20 minutes in it all goes a bit yeah, nah.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

Clearly hoping to capture an old-school feel, the movie is just too long and too cliched, bordering on ridiculous towards its end. Even the soundtrack, which swells to epic heights as often as possible, feels cheesy rather than stirring.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

This is the rare action movie that's almost more exciting when the characters put down their guns and take up an argument.

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