Super 8 | 2011

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

 Movie Poster (spoilers)

Main Plot

During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.


  • Elle Fanning's character in Super 8 is named Alice Dainard, and she plays a pivotal role as Joe's love interest.
  • AJ Michalka's character in Super 8 is named Jen Kaznyk, and she is a love interest for the main character.
  • Kyle Chandler's character in Super 8 is Deputy Jackson Lamb, who is a local police officer investigating mysterious events.


In the ending of "Super 8," the alien creature escapes from the military facility and wreaks havoc on the town. Joe, along with his friends, devise a plan to save Alice, who is trapped inside a bus. They successfully rescue her, and the military manages to destroy the creature. The town begins to rebuild, and Joe and Alice share a heartfelt goodbye. Joe's film, shot throughout the chaos, is completed and shown at a local cinema, where he reunites with his friends. As life returns to normal, the group reflects on their extraordinary adventure.