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      School's Out Forever

      Released Jun 18, 2021 1 hr. 45 min. Mystery & Thriller Comedy Drama Sci-Fi TRAILER for School's Out Forever: Trailer 1 List
      73% 15 Reviews Tomatometer 60% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score No sooner has 15-year-old Lee Keegan been expelled from his private school than an apocalyptic event wipes out most of the world's population. With his father dead and mother trapped abroad, Lee is given one instruction: go back to school. But safety and security at St. Mark's School for Boys is in short supply. Its high walls can't stop the local parish council from forming a militia and imposing martial law, while inside the dorms the end of the world is having a dangerous effect on his best friend and his unrequited crush on the school nurse isn't helping him concentrate on staying alive. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Apr 16 Buy Now

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      rory k A solid plot, it's well put together, good script and great casting. It's an easy and enjoyable watch. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review scott b A new take on the end of the world story with some very dark humour that might not come across to some viewers. great pacing and action set pieces give the film a fresh feel and a run time that feels short but compact and surprisingly not stupid with character's that do what you would in the situation Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member this movie was great! it really isn't as much like lord of the flies as people said. i think the main reason that people are disappointed is that there were no zombies or monsters or radiation or blight in this movie. they also do not spend any time at all explaining what happened, they just jump straight to "almost everyone is dead", so that may have ruffled some feathers, but i think it was a deliberate choice which was meant to sort of mock or discard the idea that every new apocalypse movie has to have some kooky new gimmick. this movie is about 99% of humans dying suddenly due to a pandemic, and the ensuing conflict between fledgling factions. many of the kids are really great at acting, and the writing and direction were very solid. the movie can be a bit visually dark, but in general i thought it was very well done. many people have complained that during the action scenes, everything was a bit unclear. i think that's because this is a very realistic movie - people have good ideas and also make mistakes, and i thought the school uniforms were a very nice touch given that you often can't see who killed who until the camera and lighting focus to show the color of the person's shirt (if it's not white, its a baddie). anyways, this isn't movie of the year, it's not a teen scream or a zombie movie, and it doesnt have any cannibals or cordyceps, but it's very worthwhile. it just suffered because people wanted to have some monsters or aliens featured. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/14/23 Full Review Audience Member Lord of the flies 3.5 Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 10/02/21 Full Review mike m I liked it. Have a feeling though next year I won't remember it Rated 3 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Kevin Maher Times (UK) Milburn directs with some style, but his action scenes are muddy and the "poshos versus students" climax is at times unintelligible. Rated: 2/5 Feb 20, 2021 Full Review Leslie Felperin Guardian If The Lord of the Flies crossed with The Road and a dash of Tom Brown's School Days sounds like your bag of blood, than this ruthless romp will be a kick in the head. Rated: 4/5 Feb 11, 2021 Full Review Carla Hay Culture Mix There's a good concept that was waiting to be creatively expressed in School's Out Forever, but that concept ended up just like the classes in St. Mark's School for Boys after the apocalypse -- abandoned and permanently dismissed. Jun 26, 2021 Full Review Rich Cline Shadows on the Wall Mixing action and drama, this British thriller holds the attention by initially defying expectations, then taking surprising turns later on. Rated: 3/5 Jun 25, 2021 Full Review Nathaniel Muir AIPT Nothing comes together quite as well as it should. The acting is tremendous but the conflicting tones make can be off putting. Jun 21, 2021 Full Review Kat Halstead Common Sense Media Overall it's an enjoyable, if bleak, rampage of horror tropes that works well despite the final battle feeling a little lengthy and repetitive. Rated: 3/5 Jun 21, 2021 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis No sooner has 15-year-old Lee Keegan been expelled from his private school than an apocalyptic event wipes out most of the world's population. With his father dead and mother trapped abroad, Lee is given one instruction: go back to school. But safety and security at St. Mark's School for Boys is in short supply. Its high walls can't stop the local parish council from forming a militia and imposing martial law, while inside the dorms the end of the world is having a dangerous effect on his best friend and his unrequited crush on the school nurse isn't helping him concentrate on staying alive.
      Director
      Oliver Milburn
      Executive Producer
      Chris Kingsley, Jason Kingsley
      Screenwriter
      Oliver Milburn
      Distributor
      Central City Media
      Production Co
      Rebellion Developments Ltd.
      Genre
      Mystery & Thriller, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Jun 18, 2021, Limited
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jun 18, 2021
      Aspect Ratio
      Scope (2.35:1)
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