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Them (2006)
"Ils" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  19 July 2006 (France)
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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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A group of hooded strangers terrorize guests at their country home. A remake of the 2006 French film, "Ils".

Director: David Alcalde
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Clémentine, a teacher in a French School in Bucharest, lives with her husband, Lucas, in a remote real estate in Snagow. 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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The film that terrified Europe has come to America See more »

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

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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

When "They" (of "Them") first ring the house the telephone ringer is the classic European electronic bell signal from the last thirty years or so. However when Clem answers the phone the device clangs like an analogue phone would have sounded from the phones of 70 years before that. Then again, when she puts the receiver down, it clangs again like an antique phone. 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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Referenced in Dragonetti the Ruthless Contract Killer (2010) See more »

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Excellent atmosphere, no story
29 July 2006 | by (canada) – See all my reviews

As previous reviewers have mentioned, at the start of the story you are never quite sure what genre the film is, which works in this film's favour. In many ways this film reminded me of 'Wolf Creek' in that there was next to no story at all, but instead the film focuses on character's trapped in a life or death situation and the seemingly prescient nature of the pursuer(s). In addition, there's the appeal to the 'based on a true story' line that seems to reel in some gullible viewers while causing a good eye-rolling for the rest of us. To believe that the events that transpired in this movie are based on fact is not implausible, it just seems to be an excuse for a threadbare story. That said, the movie that it is is highly suspenseful. As another reviewer mentioned, I spent most of the film cringing. Surprising lack of violence which was very refreshing, which helps make an even stronger case for this film. The final shot was very chilling in it's implications, but perhaps portrayed the antagonists as being somewhat too detached, which for me, seemed to nullify the overall impact of the film. I gave it a 7/10. I would definitely recommend it for the masterful creation of suspense.


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