It Comes at Night Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 3001

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 29

Theatrical Release Date: 06/09/2017

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 09/12/2017

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Mystery

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Trey Edward Shults

Actors: Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Griffin Robert Faulkner

Plot: An isolated home houses a family as the world faces an unnatural threat. After establishing a tenuous order, with his wife and son, a father faces a new test when a young family shows up seeking refuge. Although the two families work together, paranoia and mistrust begin to build as something inside the father also builds and he realized to save his own family, may cost him everything else. -- Chris Kavan

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/11/2019

"It Comes at Night" is a terrifying and refreshing psychological horror thriller set in a post-apocalypse.

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 12/20/2017

One of those horror movies that plays more to the psychological aspect than your typical film in the genre. The film is mostly about the characters and their motivations - some kind of virus has affected the world and our core family is isolated, and the father (Joel Edgerton - a good choice) trusts no one. But when a young couple, along with their young son, join them, the tension and paranoia grow until you know something is going to snap. Slow moving but ultimately rewarding.

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Indyfreak - wrote on 09/22/2017

Creepy eerie and suspenseful horror/thriller does get its job done. But the script is so bare bones vague and minimalist that it's almost nonexistent.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 09/10/2017

"It Comes at Night" is every sense of the word brilliant. Not your typical monster or trashy gore fest. Psychological and unsettling is more fitting. You barely know anything and that's the main horror behind it. The unknown and the darkness.

However, you do get a sense of what's going on be each little details. Not by characters explaining the plot to the audience, which logically wouldn't make sense in a normal conversation where these characters are one step ahead of us.

Which audience members hate. Life is very, very complicated, and so films should be allowed to be, too.

The pacing was smooth and the cinematography was so excellent, it adds to the atmosphere with the setting. And you actually like the characters even the harsh decisions are understandable, because in a fear …

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