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Them (2006)

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Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise... they're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.

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Clémentine, a teacher in a French School in Bucharest, lives with her husband, Lucas, in a remote real estate in Snagov. During the night, Clémentine is woken by weird noises outside their house, and Lucas sees their car being stolen. The lights are turned off, the phones are disconnected and they see that they are no longer alone. When weird lights appear outside, they hide in the cellar and try to ask for help from what could be a dreadful night of pure terror... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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You'll never feel safe in your home again. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for some violence and terror | See all certifications »

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19 July 2006 (France)  »

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Trivia

Piano notes played periodically throughout soundtrack was used in Space: Above and Beyond: Season 1, Episode 12 Who Monitors the Birds?(7 Jan. 1996) See more »

Goofs

Right after Clementine removes the piece of glass from Lucas' leg, there are repeated shots of the bedroom door as the intruders try to get in. During one such shot the handle that had just busted off reappears, intact. In the next shot of the door the handle is once again missing. See more »

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[last lines]
Child: We just want to play! Why won't you ley us? Let us! Will you let us?
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Edge of Your Seat
21 July 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

While I would never classify "Them" as science fiction in the least, it is definitely a keep-you-on-the-edge-of-your-seat thriller, but one tastefully made without gratuitous violence or gore. Based on a true life story, this film speaks to the banality of violence, and the essence of fear. I've seen plenty of gripping thrillers, but this one kept me squirming and shielding my eyes for a full hour, with an ending that leaves you stunned. Speaking no French or Romanian and having seen it with English sub-titles, I cannot attest to the value of the script. The performances, however, seem solid and the film is expertly shot and musically scored - all these elements add to the power of the film. I would appreciate more information on the real events on which "Them" is based, so if anyone knows more, please contact me.


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