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It Comes at Night (2017)

R | | Horror, Mystery | 9 June 2017 (USA)
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Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son. Then a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

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Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, the tenuous domestic order he has established with his wife and son is put to the ultimate test with the arrival of a desperate young family seeking refuge. Despite the best intentions of both families, paranoia and mistrust boil over as the horrors outside creep ever-closer, awakening something hidden and monstrous within him as he learns that the protection of his family comes at the cost of his soul. Written by A24

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Rated R for violence, disturbing images, and language | See all certifications »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,988,370 (USA) (9 June 2017)

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$13,778,239 (USA) (14 July 2017)
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The painting featured in the movie at the beginning is titled "The Triumph of Death". See more »

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Given the family's fear of discovery, why the would light fires at night or in the early evening when they would be seen from many more miles away than in the daytime is never explained. See more »

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[first lines]
Sarah: Can you hear me? Dad, can you hear me?
Bud: [nodding a weary yes]
Sarah: You don't need to fight it. You can just let it all go. Everything's okay.
[pan reveals that she is speaking with a mask on]
Sarah: I love you, dad. I do. I'm so sorry. Oh, god...
[gets up to go]
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Don't Understand the Hype
12 August 2017 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

There's a lot of discussion on here as to whether this film constitutes a horror film or something more akin to a psychological drama.

As a horror film, I didn't find the film scary, and as a psychological drama, not particularly fresh in what it was presenting. I consider 'The Road' as a much, much stronger example of a film that blends horror and psychological drama - in exploring the limits of humanity & family in an apocalyptic setting.

It's nonetheless a well-made film with fine performances, but I came into the film expecting...something great, which it wasn't. That's hype for you.


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