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Super 8 / written and directed by J.J. Abrams ; produced by Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk ; Paramount Pictures presents ; an Amblin Entertainment/Bad Robot production.

Abrams, J. J. (Jeffrey Jacob), 1966- (actor,, film producer,, film director.). Spielberg, Steven, 1946- (film producer.). Burk, Bryan, 1968- (film producer.). Fanning, Elle, 1998- (actor.). Michalka, A. J. (Amanda Joy), 1991- (actor.). Chandler, Kyle, (actor.). Courtney, Joel, 1996- (actor.). Lee, Ryan, (actor.). Basso, Gabriel, 1994- (actor.). Emmerich, Noah, (actor.). Eldard, Ron, 1964- (actor.). Griffiths, Riley, 1997- (actor.). Mills, Zach, 1995- (actor.). Giacchino, Michael, (composer (expression)). Brandon, Maryann, (editor of moving image work.). Markey, Mary Jo, (editor of moving image work.). Fong, Larry, (composer (expression)). Paramount Pictures Corporation. (Added Author). Amblin Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Bad Robot (Firm) (Added Author). Amanda Michalka, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Kyle Chandler, Ryan Lee, Gabriel Basso, Noah Emmerich, Ron Eldard, Riley Griffiths, Zach Mills. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library BLU SUP 000136093 Video -- Blu-Ray Place on copy / volume Available -
Homer Public Library DVD SUP 000110050 Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1415759693
  • ISBN: 9781415759691
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Blu-ray/DVD combo pack].
  • Publisher: Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Blu-ray disc and accompanying DVD videodisc both contain the feature film.
Release date: Nov. 22, 2011.
Blu-ray disc behind-the-scenes special features: deconstructing the train crash; 8 exclusive featurettes ; 14 deleted scenes ; director commentary. Special features are not rated.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Michael Giacchino ; editor, Maryann Brandon, Mary Jo Markey ; director of photography, Larry Fong.
Participant or Performer Note:
Amanda Michalka, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Kyle Chandler, Ryan Lee, Gabriel Basso, Noah Emmerich, Ron Eldard, Riley Griffiths, Zach Mills.
Summary, etc.:
In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witnesses a catastrophic train crash while making a Super 8 movie and soon they suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local deputy tries to uncover the truth, something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and some drug use.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen, enhanced for 16:9 tvs ; English 5.1 Surround.
Blu-ray, 1080p high definition; widescreen (1.85:1); 7.1 Dolby TrueHD, 5.1 Dolby digital; requires Blu-ray player.
Language Note:
DVD videodisc: In English (5.1 surround) with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese; closed-captioned.
Blu-ray disc: English (7.1 Dolby TrueHD), French (5.1 Dolby digital), Spanish (5.1 Dolby digital) or Portuguese (5.1 Dolby digital) dialogue with optional English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles; optionally subtitled in English for the hearing impaired; optionally described in English for the visually impaired.
Subject: Aliens > Drama.
Friendship > Drama.
Railroad accidents > Drama.
Aliens.
Friendship.
Railroad accidents.
Genre: Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Science fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Science fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.