The novel The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey was turned into a major motion picture and was released on January 22, 2016. The movie was based on the human race hanging on the brink of extinction after a series of attacks by the “others”. The attacks come in waves. Wave one: Darkness. Wave two: Destruction. Wave 3: Infection. Wave four: Invasion. Wave five: You’ll have to wait and see.