MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Down 117 this week

Blue Ruin (2013)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  9 July 2014 (France)
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 27,564 users   Metascore: 77/100
Reviews: 102 user | 248 critic | 32 from Metacritic.com

A mysterious outsider's quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 titles
created 01 Jun 2013
 
a list of 45 titles
created 25 Mar 2014
 
a list of 38 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 41 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 27 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Blue Ruin" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Blue Ruin (2013)

Blue Ruin (2013) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Blue Ruin.

User Polls

7 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Locke (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Ivan Locke, a dedicated family man and successful construction manager, receives a phone call on the eve of the biggest challenge of his career that sets in motion a series of events that threaten his carefully cultivated existence.

Director: Steven Knight
Stars: Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson
Calvary (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.

Director: John Michael McDonagh
Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly
Murder Party (2007)
Comedy | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A random invitation to a Halloween party leads a man into the hands of a rogue collective intent on murdering him for the sake of their art, sparking a bloodbath of mishap, mayhem and hilarity.

Director: Jeremy Saulnier
Stars: Chris Sharp, Kate Porterfield, Tess Porterfield Lovell
Cold in July (2014)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche.

Director: Jim Mickle
Stars: Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, Don Johnson
Frank II (2014)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.

Director: Lenny Abrahamson
Stars: Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Enemy (2013)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.

Director: Denis Villeneuve
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon
Under the Skin I (2013)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A mysterious woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. Events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.

Director: Jonathan Glazer
Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams, Lynsey Taylor Mackay
The Rover (2014)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his only possession, his car. Along the way, he captures one of the thieves' brother, and the duo form an uneasy bond during the dangerous journey.

Director: David Michôd
Stars: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy
Coherence (2013)
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Strange things begin to happen when a group of friends gather for a dinner party on an evening when a comet is passing overhead.

Director: James Ward Byrkit
Stars: Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon
Starred Up (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A troubled and explosively violent teenager is transferred to adult prison where he finally meets his match - a man who also happens to be his father.

Director: David Mackenzie
Stars: Jack O'Connell, Ben Mendelsohn, Rupert Friend
The Double (2013)
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women.

Director: Richard Ayoade
Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn
Snowpiercer (2013)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.

Director: Joon-ho Bong
Stars: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
Ben Gaffney
...
Sam
...
Teddy Cleland
...
Kris Cleland
...
William
...
Carl Cleland
...
Hope Cleland
Sidné Anderson ...
Officer Eddy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Margaret
Daniel L. Kelly ...
Large Man
...
Amanda
Erica Genereux Smith ...
Rock Girl
Edit

Storyline

A mysterious outsider's quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Revenge comes home

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

9 July 2014 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Plava ruina  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$32,608 (USA) (25 April 2014)

Gross:

$258,113 (USA) (20 June 2014)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Blue Ruin is the colour of Kate Winslets characters hair in 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind'. She mentions it soon after they first meet on the train. See more »

Goofs

When Dwight stops at the diner to inspect the parked cars, he tests the handle of the Chevrolet truck. The door is supposed to be locked, he goes on to bust the window out. However, when he tests the handle, the door opens a little bit, thus revealing that it wasn't locked in the first place. See more »

Quotes

Dwight: You know what's awful? Just 'cause my dad loved your mom... we all end up dead.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Half in the Bag: 2014 Movie Catch-up: Part 1 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Red Eye
Performed by Meli Sul
Lyrics by Melanie Sullivan
Courtesy of MeliSul Ent., LLC © 2006
Musical Composition and Production by Linked-up Productions, © 2011
Produced by Askari and Harps
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Revenge of a novice !!
15 July 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This movie 'Blue Ruin' has received so much acclaim despite it lacking a star cast or any major publicity that I had to find out why. However once you have seen this film, it's easy to understand how this movie has captured the attention of so many people. Revenge thrillers are about a strong lead character who embarks on an impeccable road of destruction which is heroic and clinical, this is what we have come to expect but here we have something different. This movie follows a down and outer who returns home once he hears the murderer of his parents has been released. His aim is to take revenge which is something he has no preparation for and this leads to a series of tragic events. The film is riveting and compelling, with a real feel of the main character as he goes deeper and deeper into a path of self-destruction. This film is so different, you need to be patient with it and empathise with the lead character who makes some difficult decisions and is forced to bear the consequences.


15 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Keys Are In The Car rgdmalaysia
What does 'Blue Ruin' mean? psedge
The humour . garethbr26
The flashlight and other issues shaggy61
This movie is about concentration and listening cache-thomas7
Cool Movie optiplex
Discuss Blue Ruin (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?