Rim of the World is a 2019 American science fiction adventure film directed by McG.

Official trailers

Netflix on Monday, May 06, 2019 released the trailer:
Rim of the World | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Story intro

Three young teens, Zhenzhen, Alex, and Dariush, attend a summer camp in Southern California called Rim of the World. Zhenzhen is from China who runs away from her hated father. Dariush is the funny African American that is the son of a millionaire that has gone bankrupt, and Alex is the timid and scared son to a single widowed mother because his father died from a house fire. During a canoeing trip the three wander off in the woods and find another young teen, Gabriel, that is an escaped juvenile delinquent. While deep in the woods, the group sees the sky turning orange, hears explosions and receive alerts on their phones to avoid the metropolitan area. The group of four return to camp to find that the camp has evacuated except for Conrad, a drunk counselor that they cannot seem to wake. Overhead, US aircraft are fighting alien ships. An escape pod from the International Space Station crashes to Earth with a dying astronaut inside. She gives Alex a key which she says needs to get to a NASA station, JPL, in order for the aliens to be stopped. The alien kills the astronaut and then attacks the group along with its alien dog. The group manages to kill the alien dog with fire from the escape pod, which only seems to anger the alien. The alien is then shot by aircraft, but not before killing Conrad. With the key in hand, the group escapes the camp while the alien is seemingly dead. They make their way to the Sheriffs Office where they discover that Asia and Europe have been destroyed and the use of nuclear weapons in the Los Angeles Basin has been approved. While at the Sheriffs Office they discover an inmate, Lou, that has been left behind. Alex and Zhenzhen decide to release him before the group continues on their way to JPL. After leaving the Sheriffs Office the group is found by some Marines who take the key and put the children on a bus to take them to safety. Aliens attack the convoy, killing the soldiers. The group takes the key back and continues on their way to JPL. After stopping to rest for the night, they are attacked by a gang of masked individuals led by Lou from the Sheriff's Office. He agrees to let the teens go if Alex gives him the key. Alex refuses and right before Lou attacks him, the alien that died at the camp but has regenerated itself ambushes the group, killing Lou and allowing the teens to escape.


Jack Gore
Miya Cech
Benjamin Flores Jr.
Alessio Scalzotto
Andrew Bachelor
Annabeth Gish
Scott MacArthur
Dean Jagger
Captain Hawking
Michael Beach
General Khoury
Lynn Collins
Major Collins
David Theune
Head Counselor
Tony Cavalero
Carl McDowell
Punam Patel
Jason Rogel
Customs Official
Chris Wylde
Uncle Chris
Rudy Mancuso
Amanda Cerny
Allan Graf
Taxi Driver
Cameron Fuller
Young Soldier
Richard Gore
Alex's Dad
Peter Parros
Dariush's Dad
Annie Cavalero
Zip Line Counselor (as Annie Cavallero)
Ryan Ashton
Additional Voices (voice)
Aaron Fors
Additional Voices (voice)
Willow Geer
Additional Voices (voice)
Will Collyer
Additional Voices (voice)
Evan Kishiyama
Additional Voices (voice)
Jason Pace
Additional Voices (voice)
Andre Robinson
Additional Voices (voice) (as Andrew Robinson)
Emma Shannon
Additional Voices (voice)
Katie Wagner
Additional Voices (voice)
Nora Wyman
Additional Voices (voice)


Principal photography began in June 2018 and reportedly lasted 40 days.

The film Rim of the World was scheduled to be released on May 24, 2019 by Netflix.

The duration of the film is 99 minutes. The film's budget is $19.0 million.


Rim of the World got low rating from critics.

External links

IMDB: Rim of the World

Wikipedia: Rim of the World

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