95 mins
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Near-future thriller set within the confines of an International Space Station, a symbol of collaboration between the USA and Russia.... More

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I.S.S. | Ratings & Reviews

"A little too tethered to convention to ever really blast off."


"Works just fine as the sort of high-concept B-movie that used to be a mainstay of double features."

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter

"Never quite charismatic enough to fulfill its '80s blockbuster potential."


"Trim, concise and respectable, and it has an appealing cast."

San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle

"A decently gripping mix of human nature and atomic annihilation."

USA TodayUSA Today

"(It's) in such a rush to get to the bloodshed, deception, and panic that most of the fertile ground of its premise goes unexplored."

Slant MagazineSlant Magazine

"Mostly sticks the landing."


"Injects enough narrative surprises and well-staged standoffs to keep you entertained throughout."

Bloody DisgustingBloody Disgusting

"Cowperthwaite... skillfully grounds the somewhat far-fetched goings-on in the divisiveness of the real world."

The Washington PostThe Washington Post

"Consistently watchable and sometimes tense but, despite some twists, largely unsurprising."

The New York TimesThe New York Times

"Unsure of what it wants to be and what it wants to say, but it’s worth the voyage regardless."

Seattle TimesSeattle Times

"An intriguing premise that I.S.S. can’t translate into a coherent thriller."

Associated PressAssociated Press

"Devolves into a formulaic space thriller."

Chicago Sun-TimesChicago Sun-Times

"Ao dumb that it has tricked itself into thinking it is smart enough to be self-knowingly stupid."

The Globe and MailThe Globe and Mail

"(The) reveals always feel like a grinding narrative contrivance rather than a legitimate surprise."


"An efficient thrill ride."


"Forgoes developing its intriguing premise to focus on cheap, failed attempts to thrill."

Boston GlobeBoston Globe

"(Operates) at the edges of a good movie without reaching that orbit."


"Cowperthwaite orchestrates... Shafir's fantastic script and deftly on-the-ball players to uniquely jolting effect."

We Got This CoveredWe Got This Covered

"A lack of character complexity and a succession of illogical decisions."

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times

"Fairly ordinary ."


I.S.S. | Details

15, strong violence
Science Fiction, Thriller
Country of origin

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