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Don't Breathe (2016)

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Hoping to walk away with a massive fortune, a trio of thieves break into the house of a blind man who isn't as helpless as he seems.

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Blind Man's Daughter (Young Emma)
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Storyline

Rocky, a young woman wanting to start a better life for her and her sister, agrees to take part in the robbery of a house owned by a wealthy blind man with her boyfriend Money and their friend Alex. But when the blind man turns out to be a more ruthless adversary than he seems, the group must find a way to escape his home before they become his latest victims.

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This house looked like an easy target. Until they found what was inside.

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for terror, violence, disturbing content, and language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 August 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Man in the Dark  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,411,706, 28 August 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$89,210,468, 16 December 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$153,219,180, 22 December 2016
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film's budget was less than $10 million. Two months after release it grossed over $140 million. See more »

Goofs

When Jane Levy's character is suspended and about to be introduced to a very slimy turkey baster, our protagonist cuts the crotch out of her pants quite badly, dare I say even shredding them around her nether-regions. Later, when she's backing out of the car's trunk we can see that her pants are intact. What gives? See more »

Quotes

Rocky: You're useless out here!
[the blind man unleashes his dog on her]
Rocky: Fuck!
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: The Mummy (2017) See more »

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Unstoppable tension
31 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

After Evil Dead's well-made remake, a lot of us felt that Fede Alvarez was a director to watch. With Don't Breathe, he definitely became a director I'm very excited to see future projects from.

I admire his knack to generate tension. After the film kicks off, there is really no stopping. It became almost unbearable at the end, nearly reaching the point of overkill. When you have a thriller filled with so much tension throughout its running time, there's only so much you can do before you start yelling "you gotta be kidding me" at the screen.

The cinematography was beautiful and moody and the performances were fine, except maybe Jane Levy, who I felt was too wooden, making her character a little bit unlikable.

Don't Breathe was a solid effort and a great addition to the home invasion genre with a little twist.


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