Dark Skies

Lists: Horror, Thriller

Brief Synopsis: "From the producers of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing events involving their family, their safe and peaceful home quickly unravels. When it becomes clear that the Barret family is being targeted by an unimaginably terrifying and deadly force, Daniel and Lacey take matters in their own hands to solve the mystery of what is after their family."

Overall Ranking: 2582 (Rank from 2013: # 172)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 8.33%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 50%
Stale 8.33%
Burnt 8.33%


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Bryan Lienesch88 - It's Paranormal Activity with an extraterrestrial twist. The funny thing is that it works pretty well. And even as it gives away the end in the beginning, 'Dark Skies' saves one last surprise that it pulls off with decent success.
Sean Kelly70(full review)
Maurice of Movie Mixology70(full review)
Darren of Movie Reviews 10167
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin61(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews55 - C
(full review)
Paul Perkins52
Dave Examines Movies48(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown43(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik30(full review)
Angry Vader25(full review)

People Involved

  • Dakota Goyo (Jesse)
  • Keri Russell ()
  • J.K. Simmons ()
  • Josh Hamilton (Daniel)
  • Trevor St. John (Alex Holcombe)
  • Annie Thurman (Shelly)
  • Scott Stewart (Director)