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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 11 March 2016 (USA)
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After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.

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After a car accident, Michelle awakens to find herself in a mysterious bunker with two men named Howard and Emmett. Howard offers her a pair of crutches to help her remain mobile with her leg injury sustained from the car crash and tells her to "get good on those" before leaving the bunker. She has been given the information that there has been an alien attack and the outside world is poisoned. However, Howard and Emmett's intentions soon become questionable and Michelle is faced with a question: Is it better in here or out there? Written by Paramount Pictures

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material including frightening sequences of threat with some violence, and brief language | See all certifications »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$24,702,752 (USA) (13 March 2016)

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$71,897,215 (USA) (22 May 2016)
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Mary Elizabeth Winstead's character, Michelle, doesn't speak until 10 minutes into the film. See more »

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Howard was attacked by Michelle and he had to have stitches. He was left with a tiny red scar. In one scene, he had Michelle follow him down a hallway. He had a bandage on it (the scene before, no bandage) and then the next scene, it was gone. See more »

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Howard: Have a drink.
Michelle: What is it?
Howard: ...Technically, it's vodka... it's safe, I distilled it myself.
[Michelle tries some and then makes a disgusted face]
Howard: I just said I distilled it, I didn't say anything about it actually tasting good.
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Tell Him
Written by Bert Berns (as Bert Russell)
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Powerful and shocking mystery
11 March 2016 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

10 Cloverfield Lane gives all the development and the meaningful story that its blood relative installment lacked completely. This is not a spectacle full of screams and special effects. This is a spectacle of tension and suspense of epic proportions. This is a really feel-bad movie at certain points.

First of all, you have to take the leap of faith and go ahead watching without knowing anything of the plot. Don't worry because all the teasers doesn't reveal anything important, but don't try to search information. If everything were that easy, even Hitchcock or Nolan movies would lose all interest.

I was extremely hooked since the furious start to the eye popping and surprising finale. The direction is amazing and claustrophobic. The performances are great, looking up to a surprising Winstead and a unrestrained unforgettable turn by Goodman. The story is gleefully unapologetic delivering chills and full blooded twists (the biggest of all is the intense ending reveal) even thought it deviates from the monster POV storyline.

Secretly made, impeccably marketed, nicely developed and finally here along with us: 10 Cloverfield Lane promised thrills and delivered it and then some. I was expecting some things that I tasted but I was surprised by a complexity and a twisted sense of horror that I didn't see coming. 2016 has released the very first great movie of the year.


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