Eye in the Sky

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  • R
  • 2016
  • 1 hr 42 min
  • 7.3  (84,584)
  • 73

Eye in the Sky takes its inspiration from current affairs and the latest news headlines. The film, which stars Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul and Alan Rickman, examines the use of drone warfare and its moral and political implications. The movie falls under the political thriller genre. Mirren plays Colonel Katherine Powell, who is supervising a mission to seize and detain terrorists from a safe house in Kenya. Aaron Paul plays a U.S. pilot who is controlling a drone that is providing visual evidence on the terrorists. When Powell's embedded agents on the ground provide clues about an imminent attack, she decides that her mission requires a more extreme action -- the safe house must be destroyed. Her decision sets into motion a series of decisions in the chain of command that extends from the field agents all the way up to the British foreign secretary and the U.S. Secretary of State.

Eye in the Sky
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Eye in the Sky takes its inspiration from current affairs and the latest news headlines. The film, which stars Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul and Alan Rickman, examines the use of drone warfare and its moral and political implications. The movie falls under the political thriller genre. Mirren plays Colonel Katherine Powell, who is supervising a mission to seize and detain terrorists from a safe house in Kenya. Aaron Paul plays a U.S. pilot who is controlling a drone that is providing visual evidence on the terrorists. When Powell's embedded agents on the ground provide clues about an imminent attack, she decides that her mission requires a more extreme action -- the safe house must be destroyed. Her decision sets into motion a series of decisions in the chain of command that extends from the field agents all the way up to the British foreign secretary and the U.S. Secretary of State.

Eye in the Sky is a 2016 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 42 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3 and a MetaScore of 73.

Where to Watch Eye in the Sky

Eye in the Sky is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon, Google Play, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Eye in the Sky for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2016
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 42 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (84,584)
  • Metascore
    73