The 2020 World War II action horror movie Shadow in the Cloud is directed by Roseanne Liang. It was written by Liang and Max Landis. It centres on a female flight officer who, after boarding a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress for a top-secret mission in the Pacific during World War II, runs across an evil gremlin during the trip.
On September 12, 2020, the movie had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it also took home the People’s Choice Award for Midnight Madness. Vertical Entertainment and Redbox Entertainment launched it on January 1, 2021.
Here is everything you want to know about the movie Shadow in the Cloud.
Shadow in the Cloud: Cast
- Chloë Grace Moretz as Maude Garrett/Johnson
- Taylor John Smith as Walter Quaid
- Beulah Koale as Anton Williams
- Nick Robinson as Stu Beckell
- Callan Mulvey as Captain John Reeves
- Benedict Wall as Private Tommy Dorn
- Joe Witkowski as Bradley Finch
- Byron Coll as Terrence Taggart
Shadow in the Cloud: Plot
Captain Maude Garrett (CHLO GRACE MORETZ) joins the all-male crew of a B-17 bomber during World War II with a top-secret delivery. The crew scrutinises Maude’s every action after being caught off guard by the presence of a woman on a military flight.
The moment her quick wit starts to win them over, weird occurrences and gaps in her biography start to raise suspicions about her genuine purpose. But this group faces greater danger, something evil is tearing at the centre of the plane from the shadows.
Maude must go outside her comfort zone in order to save the helpless crew and safeguard her enigmatic cargo since she is trapped between an approaching air attack and an evil that is inside.
Shadow in the Cloud: Release Date
On September 12, 2020, Shadow in the Cloud had its global premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Vertical Entertainment and Redbox Entertainment soon after bought the film’s distribution rights. On January 1, 2021, Shadow in the Cloud was launched in the US, but with some restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shadow in the Cloud: Trailer
Shadow in the Cloud: Reviews
On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, Shadow in the Cloud received good reviews from 122 critics, with an overall score of 6.4/10.
“Part creature feature, part war movie, and part social commentary, Shadow in the Cloud doesn’t always combine its components evenly—but it’s frequently pulpy fun,” the website’s critical consensus says.
Shadow in the Cloud reportedly earned “generally positive reviews” as seen by Metacritic’s weighted average score of 66 out of 100 based on 19 reviews.
Shadow in the Cloud received a 2.5 out of 4-star rating from Nick Allen of RogerEbert.com, who called it “a genuine but ridiculous mash-up of WWII dogfights, gremlin pandemonium, and feminism in action.”
Frequently Asked Questions
Where Can I Watch Shadow in the Cloud?
You Can Watch Shadow in the Cloud on Netflix.
Is It Worthwhile to Watch Shadow in the Cloud?
A Delightful Popcorn Movie With Some Gender Politics Thrown in for Good Measure, Shadow in the Cloud Promises in-your-seat Thrills.