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It Follows (2014)

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A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bailey Spry ...
Carollette Phillips ...
Woman with Groceries
Loren Bass ...
Annie's Father
Charles Gertner ...
Neighbor Boy
Mrs. Height (as Deborah Williams)
Ruby Harris ...
Mrs. Redmond
Mrs. Hannigan
D.J. Oliver ...
Police Officer (as DJ Oliver)
Teacher (as Linda B. Boston-Gilbert)


For nineteen-year-old Jay, Autumn should be about school, boys and week-ends out at the lake. But after a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, she finds herself plagued by strange visions and the inescapable sense that someone, something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay and her friends must find a way to escape the horrors, that seem to be only a few steps behind. Written by Jose Tamayo

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


It doesn't think. It doesn't feel. It doesn't give up.


Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violent and sexual content including graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 March 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Te sigue  »

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Box Office


$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$160,089, 15 March 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$14,673,301, 21 June 2015

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,100,000, 4 April 2015
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Following overwhelmingly positive first weekend reception from critics and audiences, the film's originally-planned VOD/theatrical release was cancelled in favor of a theatrical-only release. See more »


The plaster cast on Jay's arm gets replaced with athletic wrapping tape for the pool scene towards the end of the movie. When she crawls out of the pool, she bends her "broken" wrist nearly ninety degrees, which the cast would have kept completely immobilized. The hard cast returns for later scenes. See more »


Greg Hannigan: What the fuck mom?
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits at all, and the title does not appear on-screen until the end of the film. See more »


Featured in Film '72: Episode #44.2 (2015) See more »


Written by Franklin Randall Hare & Loren A. Robinson
Performed by Metal Sky Craz
Courtesy of Franklin Randall Hare
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User Reviews

A Modern Horror Classic
19 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

Inspired by 70's and 80's horror, it follows is a refreshing psychological horror film with a simple premise and a chilling concept. The cinematography is electrifying, every shot is beautiful and the score holds brilliance, it carries a very obvious John Carpenter vibe to it. The tension is raw, avoiding cheap jump scares and relies on music. Its eerie atmosphere is extremely effective keeping you inches above your seat for the majority of the runtime. The characters are interesting, providing depth and emotional attachment, most modern horror films seem to forget the importance of character development, its nice to see the genre hasn't completely lost it yet. There are several jumps scares, but they work, as they are not carried with unnecessary piecing music jolts but with the use of disturbing and sudden imagery.

The only errors I could detect were the unconventional editing style, the transitions were a little dodgy lacking fluency, this left the film to appear choppy at times but this flaw can be easily forgiven. Its outstanding cinematography and soundtrack make up for this. The film leaves a daunting stain of disturbing after effects that follow you for a long while, with a constant reminder to always check behind your back. An exceptional low budget indie horror film, strongly recommend.

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