Super 8 Screencaps

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It's the 1980s! Some observant folks have pointed out that the opening notes of this trailer's score sound like Cocoon. Will there be a friendly alien along with an evil alien?

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The film is a tribute to Spielberg... so here's our quintessentially Spielbergian hero, riding his bike!

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A pickup truck collides with a train, as we saw in the teaser trailer ages ago.

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The whole thing goes boom...

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The train goes flying up in the air!

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In all the confusion, our main character drops his Super 8 camera. He'll need it later.

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Here's our guy running through the flames. He nearly gets squashed by a flying truck.

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Some... thing... bursts out of the US Air Force trailer on the train.

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And it looks like our hero is there to watch it bust out.

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Soldiers are trying to clearcut an area with flamethrowers. Or maybe it's HYDRA.

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A ton of soldiers, who look like they're trying to make a perimeter.

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All of the cars in the used car lot come to life. Are they Transformers?

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This is the Deputy Sheriff, and I'm guessing he's the main character's father from the way we see them hugging later. If this is a Spielberg riff, it would make sense to have a father-son storyline.

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The Army is evacuating people.

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Elle Fanning watches as the main character films stuff with his Super 8.

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The Deputy Sheriff sees something horrifying.

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Houses start blowing up...

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And there's the Deputy Sheriff hugging the kid. I'm willing to be they're father and son.

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The whole of the cute 1980s downtown is blowing all to hell.

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Some poor convenience store guy is getting pulled backwards by some massive suction.

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You know what might help you avoid getting sucked into an alien vortex? Crisco! Not really.

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Two people are holding hands. Romance blossing? Dad and son again?

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A military truck goes flying upwards...

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...and it looks like the soldiers are getting sucked out, just like that guy in the convenience store.

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People freaking out.

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Now suburbia is on fire!

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but our guy is still filming with his Super 8 camera. As a voiceover tells us that if he says anything to anybody about what he's seen, he's dead.

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