"Encounter" is a 2021 sci-fi thriller film directed by Michael Pearce.
The starring cast includes Riz Ahmed as Malik Khan, Octavia Spencer as Hattie, Janina Gavankar as Piya, Rory Cochrane as Shepard West, Lucian-River Chauhan as Jay Kahn, Aditya Geddada as Bobby, Keith Szarabajka as Grant, Shane McRae as Lance, Brennan Keel Cook as Dwight McKinley, Antonio Jaramillo as Raul and others.

Here are "Encounter" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Encounter movie?

Amazon Prime Video on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 released the trailer for "Encounter" you can watch here:
Encounter - Official Trailer | Prime Video.

Plot summary

What is Encounter movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Encounter" movie plot summary.

A Marine Corps veteran takes his kids on the run from the military as he tries to protect them from the threat of an alien invasion.


Who plays who in the Encounter movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Encounter" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Riz Ahmed  as Malik Khan
Octavia Spencer  as Hattie
Janina Gavankar  as Piya
Rory Cochrane  as Shepard West
Lucian-River Chauhan  as Jay Kahn
Aditya Geddada  as Bobby
Keith Szarabajka  as Grant
Shane McRae  as Lance
Brennan Keel Cook  as Dwight McKinley
Antonio Jaramillo  as Raul
Joanna Strapp  as Frenzied Woman
Robert Morgan  as Dexter
Bill Dawes  as Kurt McKinley
Michael G. Kehoe  as Hazard Attendant
Alisha Seaton  as Mother
Melissa Jo Bailey  as Cashier
Stefan Sims  as Ernie
Peter Nikkos  as Malik's Doppelgänger
Sherry McFarland  as Lady
Kennedy Chrisette  as Zoe
Aarush Mehta  as Baby Jay Khan
Melissa Bailey  as Cashier
Jolene Matamoros  as Friend

Release date

When is Encounter movie release date?

"Encounter" movie release date was scheduled to be on September 3, 2021 (Telluride) and on December 3, 2021 (United States) distributing by Amazon Studios.


What are Encounter filming details?

The duration of the film is 108 minutes.

"Encounter" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began in October 2020.


What are critics and audiences saying about Encounter movie?

"Encounter" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.4/10.

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