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  • The Discovery (2017)


    R | 1h 42min | Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Romance

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • The Discovery (2017) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • Netflix: May 01, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

The Discovery (2017) Plot & Synopsis


Starring Willie C. Carpenter, Riley Keough, Rickland Powell, Rooney Mara, Rosemary Howard

Directed by Charlie McDowell

Charlie McDowell‘s The Discovery (2017) is a Netflix original film releasing both on Netflix and in movie theaters starting March 31, 2017. Set one year after the existence of the afterlife was confirmed, this drama mystery romance love story take place. Jesse Plemons, Rooney Mara, Riley Keough, Jason Segel, and Robert Redford star in The Discovery.

Synopsis: Writer-director Charlie McDowell returns to Sundance this year with a thriller about a scientist (played by Robert Redford) who uncovers scientific proof that there is indeed an afterlife. His son is portrayed by Jason Segel, who's not too sure about his father's "discovery", and Rooney Mara plays a mystery woman who has her own reasons for wanting to find out more about the afterlife.

Storyline: Two years after the afterlife is scientifically proven, a man attempts to help a young woman break away from her dark past.

  • The Discovery (2017) Movie Details

  • Directors: Charlie McDowell
  • Writers: Charlie McDowell, Justin Lader
  • Cast: Willie C. Carpenter, Riley Keough, Rickland Powell, Rooney Mara, Rosemary Howard, Leah Procito, Jim Boyd, Americo Presciutti, Robert Redford, Mark Burzenski, Stephen Kyle, Arthur Hiou, Elaine Victoria Grey, Joseph Paolo, Ron Canada, Ally Looney, Jason Segel, Jesse Plemons, Jed Griswold, Richard O'Rourke, Sigrid Lium, Wendy Makkena, Lindsay Schnebly, Danny T. O'Brien, Gwen MacKay, Danny T. O''Brien, Richard O''Rourke, Adam Khaykin, Mary Steenburgen, Kateri DeMartino
  • Genres: Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Romance
  • Producers: Dave Bishop, Ian Bricke, Tomas Deckaj, Julie Goldstein, Mike Goodridge, Hunter Gray, Erika Hampson, Matt Levin, Alex Orlovsky, Lucas Smith, James D. Stern, Dimitra Tsingou, Eddie Vaisman
  • Musicians: Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans
  • Cinematographers: Sturla Brandth Grøvlen
  • Editors: Jennifer Lilly
  • Our Score: 5/10 by Florita A.
  • Average Rating: 5.26/10 of 26,133 Votes!
  • Runtime: 102 min / 1h 42min
  • Year: 2017
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 0
  • Nominations: 0
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