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You're Next (2011)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  23 August 2013 (USA)
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When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Margaret Laney ...
Kelly (as Sarah Myers)
Lamb Mask
Tiger Mask
Fox Mask
Erik Harson


Aubrey and Paul Davison welcome his family for a reunion in their isolated vacation house. Their sons Crispian comes with his girlfriend Erin; Felix with his girlfriend Zee; Drake with his wife Kelly; and their daughter Aimee comes with her boyfriend Tariq. When they are ready to have dinner, they are attacked by a stranger with a crossbow, and Drake is wounded by an arrow and Tariq dies. They discover that their cell phones are jammed and they are trapped in the house. Erin tries to protect the house, closing doors and windows, but the masked killers murder the members of the family. Are the killers lunatic? What is the motive for slaughtering the Davison family? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 August 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cacería macabra  »

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Opening Weekend:

$7,020,196 (USA) (23 August 2013)


$18,474,268 (USA) (11 October 2013)

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Did You Know?


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 »


The production accountant's credit includes the misspelling "accountain". See more »


Crispian: Why?
Erin: Why the fuck not?
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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 »


References A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) See more »


Looking for the Magic
Written by Dwight Twilley (as Dwight A. Twilley)
Performed by Greg Cahn and Alex Yang o/b/o Mind the Gap
[Courtesy of Cahn and Yang productions]
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Good slasher with a few welcome surprises
8 May 2015 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

Greetings from Lithuania.

"You're Next" (2011) is more close to "Scream" then "Friday The 13th". It's a very well made horror slasher, which thinks a bit out of the box. It has some nice surprises along the way, and is involving from start till finish.

Overall, "You're Next" doesn't digs really deep into a new ground, but it has some surprises barely seen in others genre's flicks. Acting is nice, directing is very solid, and script good. Sure, it's not a very great flick, but at running time 1 h 30 min it barely drags and tense. If you like this genre, you will sure like "You're Next".

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