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Dec 162013
 

 
photo for Ender's Game In the near future, a hostile alien race called the Formics has attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, the highly esteemed Colonel Hyrum Graff (Harrison Ford) and the International Military are training only the best young children to find the next great leader. Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield), a shy, but strategically brilliant boy, is pulled out of his school to join the elite. Arriving at Battle School, Ender quickly and easily masters increasingly difficult war games, distinguishing himself and winning respect amongst his peers. Ender is soon ordained by Graff as the military’s next great hope, resulting in his promotion to Command School. Once there, he’s trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead his fellow soldiers into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race. Based on the award-winning bestseller by Orson Scott Card. Extras: Deleted/extended scenes, commentary with producers Gigi Pritzker and Bob Orci. Blu-ray adds · “Ender’s World: The Making of Ender’s Game” eight-part featurette. Vitals: Director: Gavin Hood. Stars: Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis. 2013, CC, MPAA rating: PG-13, 114 min., Action-Adventure, Box office gross: $60.119 million, Lionsgate.

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