With the help of a mysterious pill that enables the user to access 100 percent of his brain abilities, a struggling writer becomes a financial wizard, but it also puts him in a new world with lots of dangers.
When a gang of masked, ax-wielding murderers descend upon the Davison family reunion, the hapless victims seem trapped... until an unlikely guest of the family proves to be the most talented killer of all. Written by
Premiered as part of Midnight Madness at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, where it was picked up by Lionsgate for distribution. However, even though the film subsequently played at other festivals, it was not given a wide release until August 2013. See more »
When Kelly is thrown through the window of the neighbor's house, the actor who lands on the floor in the pile of glass is wearing pants, while Kelly was wearing a skirt as she ran towards the house, and is wearing a skirt again right before the masked killer kills her on the floor. See more »
Grab anything that might make a good weapon.
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There are no opening credits. However, the title does appear as part of the plot in the opening scene. See more »
Bloody brutal and scary - already an instant genre classic..
"You're Next" was shown during different Festivals but wasn't released until 2 years later. Normally, that's not a good sign. With low expectations, I was in for a big surprise. It turns out "You're Next" isn't just a good horror/thriller, it's a blast for fans of the genre. And if you're not a fan, you'll still like it a lot. The cast is great, especially Sharni Vinson. I saw her a couple of times in the Australian soap "Home And Away" (my wife watches that..) but here she shows she can do way more than that. The score is eerie, with a nice addition of the Dwight Tilley Band "Looking for the Magic" (1977..!). If you saw the movie, you'll know the song. The killers in the masks are scary and there are a lot of brutal deaths with great special effects. Great, because there's no lousy CGI involved that haunts most genre movies these days.
Director Adam Wingard (V/H/S, Home Sick) did a great job. Highly recommended. More please !
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