Diane (Diane Keaton “Hampstead”, “Annie Hall”) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage. Vivian (Jane Fonda “Youth”, “Monster in Law”) enjoys her men with no strings attached. Sharon (Candice Bergen “Home Again”, “Sex and the City”) is still working through a decades-old divorce. Carol’s (Mary Steenburgen “Orange is the New Black” TV series, “Last Vegas”) marriage is in a slump after 35 years.
In the midst of a series of unexplained events, electrical lineman Roy Neary encounters a UFO on a deserted road whilst investigating a large-scale power outage. Roy becomes increasingly obsessed with UFOs and subliminal messaging following his experience, distancing himself from his wife and children but drawing him closer towards parallel investigations being conducted by scientists, the military and other survivors of encounters who are attempting to communicate with the mysterious otherworldly presence.
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.