Barbarian Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 2687

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 11

Theatrical Release Date: 09/09/2022

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Thriller

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Zach Cregger

Actors: Georgina Campbell, Bill Skarsgård, Justin Long, Kurt Braunohler, Jaymes Butler, Matthew Patrick Davis

Plot: After arriving in town for a job interview, a young woman discovers the Airbnb she has reserved has been double-booked. Against her better judgement, she decides to stay with the young man but discovers the house holds a far deadlier secret down below than anything she might be afraid of up above. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
3/4

Matthew Brady - wrote on 10/13/2022

Go watch the movie. I highly recommend it. And that's it. Go into this as blindly as possible. You should know absolutely nothing about the film. The things you should know are the title and where you can watch this. However, if I have to say something about it, I must say, despite liking it and how much the movie keeps you in the dark, wondering what's going on, I have a feeling on a second watch, it will lose its appeal. Because once you know all its secrets, the less enjoyable it is, and you're patiently waiting for it to get to the point.

Rating of
3.5/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 09/30/2022

As unpredictable, deep, and relentlessly chilling as the basement beneath the house it's set in, "Barbarian" proves that some horror tropes can feel both retro and fresh at the very same time.

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Chris Kavan
Chris Kavan
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Rating of
3/4

Simple, Effective Horror

Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/31/2022

Sometimes you don't need to reinvent the wheel - you just need to change it up a bit. Barbarian starts off as one movie, turns into something else, twists things around and has a satisfying conclusion. An Airbnb mix-up between Tess (Georgina Campbell) and Keith (Bill Skarsgård) at first seems like it will be a "is-this-dude-a-serial-killer" before the two find common ground and start drinking wine and getting along. But then it turns into a "why-did-I-decide-to-explore-this-incredibly-disturbing-hidden-basement" as highly-questionable decisions are made. Then Justin Long comes along and it turns into a #MeToo social commentary before introducing us to a flashback before going back to the creepy basement story line.

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