Eye in the Sky (2015 film)

Eye in the Sky is a 2015 British thriller film starring Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, and Barkhad Abdi.[3] Directed by Gavin Hood and written by Guy Hibbert, the film explores the ethical challenges of drone warfare. Filming began in South Africa in September 2014.

Eye in the Sky
British release poster
Directed byGavin Hood
Written byGuy Hibbert
Produced by
CinematographyHaris Zambarloukos
Edited byMegan Gill
Music by
Distributed byEntertainment One
Release dates
  • 11 September 2015 (2015-09-11) (TIFF)
  • 8 April 2016 (2016-04-08) (United Kingdom)
Running time
102 minutes[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
Budget$13 million[2]
Box office$34.6 million[2]

The film premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival on 11 September 2015. Bleecker Street distributed the film in cinemas in the United States with a limited release on 11 March 2016 and then a wide release on 1 April.

It is the last live-action film to feature Alan Rickman, who died in January 2016 (his last film overall, Alice Through the Looking Glass, features his voice acting only). The film was dedicated to his memory.

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