Nocturnal Animals Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 964

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 46

Theatrical Release Date: 12/09/2016

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/21/2017

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Thriller

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Tom Ford

Actors: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Armie Hammer, Michael Shannon, Isla Fisher, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Plot: Twenty years after their marriage fell apart, Susan receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, Edward titled "Nocturnal Animals". The violent thriller, about a family vacation turning deadly, seems to Susan a probable revenge and perhaps a veiled threat from the man she once loved, and the story withing a story causes her to confront some dark truths about her past. -- Chris Kavan

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 08/05/2019

"Nocturnal Animals" pursues ambitions that often escape its grasps, but its striking style, twisty plot, and complex narrative structure are worthwhile.

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 08/23/2017

Such a bleak, dark film - and one that is tough to watch, but Tom Ford does an excellent job of casting and the two-pronged story definitely has an impact. It won't lighten up your day, but if you're in the mood for something that will challenge your emotions, give it a spin.

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Indyfreak - wrote on 06/13/2017

Nocturnal Animals is a dark, disturbing, and deeply unsettling movie. It's also a great dramatic story that's psychologically complex and boasts a top notch cast. Pulling no punches and helmed skillfully by director Tom Ford, it's consistently engaging for viewers as you don't know what happens next. And it makes you terrified to find out.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 02/01/2017

"Nocturnal Animals" is that rare movie that leaves you feeling all kind of different emotions and thoughts. Disturbing is one and the other is riveting. Beautifully shot, but grimy and dusty to look at. And it's easily one of my favorite movies of 2016.

The performances from everyone was terrific and I do mean all the cast. Amy Adams is an excellent actress and here she once again proves that. I love the little details to her character that gives it more depth and with the long break of silence that boils up her emotions. Adams dose it again and she will continue blowing my socks off.

Michael Shannon and Jake Gyllenhall are one of the best working actors of this generation. And in this movie, both of them deliver such a raw and grounded performance that every actor would dream of …

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