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The Strangers ()


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A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.

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Alex Fisher ...
Mormon Boy #1
Peter Clayton-Luce ...
Mormon Boy #2
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James Hoyt
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Kristen McKay
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Dollface
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Man in Mask
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Pin-Up Girl
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Mike
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Jordan - 911 caller (uncredited) (voice)

Directed by

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Bryan Bertino ... (directed by)

Written by

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Bryan Bertino ... (written by)

Produced by

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Thomas J. Busch ... co-producer
Doug Davison ... producer (produced by)
Joseph Drake ... executive producer (as Joe Drake)
Marc D. Evans ... executive producer
Nathan Kahane ... producer (produced by)
Kelli Konop ... executive producer
Roy Lee ... producer (produced by)
Trevor Macy ... executive producer
Sonny Mallhi ... executive producer

Music by

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tomandandy ... (music by)

Cinematography by

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Peter Sova ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Kevin Greutert

Editorial Department

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Tony Bacigalupi ... assistant editor
Zack Howard ... post-production assistant
Trent Johnson ... supervising digital colorist
Kim Roseborough ... assistant editor
Mark Sachen ... colorist
Akkara Srauy ... post-production assistant
April McMorris ... digital intermediate producer (uncredited)
Everette Webber ... digital intermediate editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Lindsey Hayes Kroeger ... (casting by)
David Rapaport ... (casting by) (as David H. Rapaport)

Production Design by

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John D. Kretschmer

Art Direction by

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Linwood Taylor

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Missy Berent Ricker ... (as Missy Berent)

Costume Design by

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Susan Kaufmann

Makeup Department

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Coni Andress ... head of hair department
Wendy Bell ... makeup department head
Jennifer Santiago ... key hair stylist (as Jennifer A. Santiago)
Vincent Schicchi ... key makeup artist (as Vincent T. Schicchi)
Leigh Ann Yandle ... assistant makeup artist (as Leigh Ann Yandle-Perry)

Production Management

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Thomas J. Busch ... unit production manager
Jane Nerlinger Evans ... executive in charge of production
Jason Leib ... post-production supervisor
Tom Nicoll ... production supervisor
Judy Richter ... production consultant
Andrew Rona ... executive in charge of production
Ben Urquhart ... post production executive

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Linda Brachman ... first assistant director
Nicole Feder ... dga trainee
Tim Fitzgerald ... second second assistant director (as David T. Fitzgerald)
Rudy Persico ... second assistant director (as Rudy A. Persico)

Art Department

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Jerry Adderton ... set dresser
Gillian Albinski ... property master (as Gillian V. Albinski)
Daniel Auber ... storyboard artist (as Daniele Auber)
John B. Clarey III ... carpenter
Danielle Couture ... buyer
Nick S. Cross ... art department
Joshua L. Ellsworth ... propmaker
Craig Gilmore ... storyboard artist
Geoffrey S. Grimsman ... set designer
Chris Holcombe ... leadman
Doug Kelejian ... set dresser
Otto Lindsey ... on set dresser
Stephanie Macomber ... scenic (as Stephanie Macomber Kern)
Dim McRemnant ... graphic artist
Kelly Rubottom ... assistant property master
Thomas Michael Ryan ... foreman
Jeffrey Schlatter ... construction coordinator
Deanna Tilley ... art dayplayer
Helen Williams Ward ... storyboard artist
Luci Wilson ... prop assistant
Andre Hyland ... mask assistant (uncredited)
Steve A. Stephenson ... carpenter (uncredited)
Kevin Stone ... construction utility technician (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Jeffree Bloomer ... production sound mixer
Brad Brock ... foley mixer
Timothy Cargioli ... boom operator
Gary A. Hecker ... supervising foley artist
Scott Hecker ... supervising sound editor (as Scott A. Hecker)
Albert Hedgepeth ... second boom operator / sound utility
Rick Hromadka ... sound effects editor
Marti D. Humphrey ... re-recording mixer
Chris M. Jacobson ... re-recording mixer
Cliff Latimer ... sound editor
Derek Pippert ... foley editor
Philip Rogers ... adr recordist
Jeff Rosen ... dialogue/adr supervisor
Roy Seeger ... first assistant sound editor (as R.W. Seeger)
Brad Semenoff ... assistant sound re-recording mixer

Special Effects by

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David Beavis ... special effects technician
David Hill ... special effects foreman
Michael J. Hudson ... special effects technician
William Purcell ... special effects coordinator (as Will Purcell)
Susan Beavis ... special effects buyer (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Ozzie Carmona ... digital compositor
Michael Degtjarewsky ... digital compositor
Mark Freund ... visual effects supervisor
Maureen Healy ... digital compositor
Phillip Hoffman ... visual effects coordinator
Bill Holloway ... digital compositor
Patrick Keenan ... digital compositor
Erin L. Nelson ... digital restoration
Jim O'Hagan ... digital compositor: Pacific Title
Bobby R. Poirier ... visual effects associate producer (as Bob Poirier)
Tristan Rayos ... digital I/O
Jon Stern ... visual effects producer
Wilson Tang ... digital restoration

Stunts

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Cal Johnson ... stunt coordinator / stunt double: Glenn Howerton

Camera and Electrical Department

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Hugh Braselton ... camera operator: "b" camera / second assistant camera
Rick Crank ... lighting technician
Catherine Cravens ... electrician
Lee Donaldson ... grip
Brian Gunter ... gaffer
Daniel R. Haizlip ... best boy grip
Geoff Herbert ... dolly grip
W.C. 'Chunky' Huse ... key grip
Tony Jenzano ... video assist
Gary Johnson ... second assistant camera
Brian Johnston ... rigging electrician
Roy Knauf ... additional assistant camera
Jon Ladd ... rigging electrician
Frank McGough ... dimmer board operator
David Morenz ... first assistant camera
Terry O'Deen ... rigging gaffer
Mark N. Overton ... electrician
Harrison Palmer ... electrician
Doug Robinson ... electrician
James Selph ... dolly grip: "b" camera
Steve A. Stephenson ... rigging grip
Jeff Sterner ... electrician
Brian Sullivan ... camera operator
John R. Sutton ... rigging key grip
Mike Torino ... film loader
German Valle ... rigging electrician
Glenn Watson ... still photographer

Casting Department

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Maxann Crotts ... casting: stand-ins
Tracy Kilpatrick ... South Carolina casting
Caitlin McKenna ... adr voice casting (as Caitlin McKenna-Wilkinson)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Catherine A. Abreo ... set costumer
Emmie Holmes ... wardrobe production assistant
Laura Kaminski ... wardrobe production assistant
Karen Keyes ... key set costumer
Janet Melody ... tailor
Stephen K. Randolph ... costume supervisor
Maria Vaughan ... cutter/fitter

Location Management

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Kimberly Bishop ... assistant location manager
Steve Rhea ... location manager

Music Department

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Christine Bergren ... music legal and clearances
Tom Boyd ... musician: oboe soloist
Michael Brake ... music editor
Bratislava Symphony Orchestra ... performer (as The Bratislava Symphony Orchestra)
Todd Brodie ... engineer
Jessica Catron ... musician: cello
George Doering ... musician
Jeremy Drake ... musician: guitar and effects
Peter Fuchs ... music scoring engineer / recording engineer
M.B. Gordy ... musician: percussion
Mark Graham ... music librarian
Maarten Hofmeijer ... music editor
Season Kent ... music supervisor
Frank Macchia ... music preparation
Dwight Mikkelsen ... orchestrator
Sheri Ozeki ... music editor
Marni Sanders ... copyist
Josh Sarles ... assistant to composers / music engineer / score mixer
Lee Scott ... music editor: temp music
Andrew Silver ... music editor
Steven L. Smith ... music preparation
G.E. Stinson ... musician: guitar and electronics
Paul Talkington ... orchestra contractor
James Thatcher ... musician: French horn
tomandandy ... score producer
Bruce White ... musician: viola
Allan Wilson ... conductor / copyist

Transportation Department

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Donald Binder ... driver
Christie Chaplin ... driver
Alan Hilburn Jr. ... driver: special equipment
Skip Long ... driver: honeywagon
Lee Siler ... transportation coordinator
Scott Siler ... transportation captain

Other crew

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Pamela Alessandrelli ... assistant production coordinator
John Alfred ... finance executive
Susan J. Bonno-Buckner ... first assistant accountant
Jen Brett ... production assistant
Jennifer D. Corley ... production assistant
Betsy Custer ... production executive
Ashleigh Falls ... set production assistant
Randy Gardner ... production assistant
Alex Heineman ... production executive
Pam Holdridge ... production coordinator
Renee Kitterman ... second assistant accountant
Ashley Kravitz ... clearances
Robert Labrecque ... production accountant
Jennifer Lemmond ... stand-in
Karen Love ... Ms. Tyler's chef
Brandon Lyles ... accounting clerk
Christie Mattull ... insurance services
Genevieve McDevitt ... office production assistant (as Genevieve Darr) / production secretary
Terry Mettger ... payroll accountant
Jack Munn ... key medic
Craig Newkirk ... animal wrangler
Oak Porcelli ... stand-in
Alicia Rudd ... animal trainer
Damien Saccani ... development executive
Rima Saleeby ... stand-in for Laura Margolis
Tracey Schaefer ... unit publicist (as Tracey Zemitis)
Ben Urquhart ... post production executive
Kho Wong ... assistant: Sonny Mallhi
Stephanie Yeager ... assistant: Bryan Bertino
Paulette Osorio ... publicity executive (uncredited)
Christian Skibinski ... online promotion: Germany (uncredited)

Thanks

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Michael A. Connolly ... special thanks (as Michael Connolly)
Elizabeth Rowin ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple find themselves in a violent struggle, in which they go beyond what either of them thought capable in order to survive. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines Lock the door. Pretend you're safe. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Faces (United States)
  • Los extraños (Spain)
  • Necunoscutii (Romania)
  • Stranci (Serbia)
  • Los extraños (Uruguay)
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Runtime
  • 86 min
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Box Office

Budget $10,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $20,997,985, 01 Jun 2008
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $82,391,145

Did You Know?

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Trivia According to director Bryan Bertino, the film is partially based on an incident he experienced as a child. One evening a stranger came to his door, asked for someone who was not there, and left. Later, Bertino found out that other homes in his neighborhood had been broken into that night. See more »
Goofs After Kristen injures her ankle, she limps in the house, then walks perfectly. Immediately after, she limps again. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Sex and the City: The Movie/Savage Grace/The Strangers/Kung Fu Panda/The Foot Fist Way (2008). See more »
Soundtracks Sprout and The Bean See more »
Quotes Kristen: Why are you doing this to us?
Dollface: Because you were home.
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