A deaf writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears at her window.

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A deaf writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears at her window.

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Silence can be killer.

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence/terror and some language | See all certifications »

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Director Mike Flanagan and co-writer/star Kate Siegel are a married couple, and conceived the storyline for Hush (2016) while on a dinner date in 2014. They wed in February, 2016. See more »

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15:03: Maddie writes a joke ending to her book. 18:47: Ending shows on screen again, this time with an extra blank line between "THE END" and "money now please." See more »

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Man: You fucking cunt.
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: Blair Witch and Don't Breathe (2016) See more »

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Silent chiller with great acting and an excellent premise.
14 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

'Hush' is a lot like 'The Strangers', except instead of strangers plural it's only one man, and instead of a husband and wife being terrorized it's a deaf and mute recluse. It's very tense and cleverly written bar a few cliché tropes that come with this kind of movie. It also has a minimal synth score, something I notice more and more horror movies are utilizing - 'You're Next', 'It Follows' - to give it an '80s classic slasher atmosphere. It's hard to even call it horror though as it offers far more thrills than actual scares. I was thoroughly satisfied watching this movie. It's constantly engaging, and that has a lot to do with the terrific performances of both the man and Maggie, and there are a few scenes that are genuinely depraved and chilling. It doesn't break any new ground, but following 'The Babadook' and 'It Follows', 'Hush' continues to reinspire the subtle, quiet corner of the genre and bodes well for the future of psychological thrillers. Highly recommended.


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