A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.
Midnight Special is a supernatural sci-fi thriller from acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols. It stars Oscar nominee Michael Shannon as Roy, a father desperate to protect his uniquely gifted, eight-year-old son Alton, played by newcomer Jaeden Lieberher.
Joined by Joel Edgerton and Kirsten Dunst, this group must race to get Alton to a secret location all while being hunted by an extreme religious sect led by Sam Shepard and a government task force headed up by Adam Driver. It is a full-on chase, the outcome of which could bring about a world-changing event.