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Summary Through remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel, Colonel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren), a UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” But as American pilot Steve Watts (Aa...

Directed By: Gavin Hood

Written By: Guy Hibbert

Eye in the Sky
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 39 Critic Reviews
73
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 192 User Ratings
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Summary Through remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel, Colonel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren), a UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” But as American pilot Steve Watts (Aa...

Directed By: Gavin Hood

Written By: Guy Hibbert

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Generally Favorable Based on 39 Critic Reviews
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Generally Favorable Based on 192 User Ratings
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17% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 192 User Ratings
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74% Positive
142 Ratings
17% Mixed
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9% Negative
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Production Company Raindog Films, Entertainment One, EITS, Endeavor Content
Release Date Mar 11, 2016
Duration 1 h 42 m
Rating R
Tagline The commander is in England. The drone pilot is in America. The terrorist is in Kenya. And the authority to strike is up in the air.
National Board of Review, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Evening Standard British Film Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Writers' Guild of Great Britain
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination