7.1/10
16,351
204 user 252 critic

Suspiria (2018)

Trailer
2:25 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $14.99 (SD) on Prime Video

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.

Director:

Luca Guadagnino

Writers:

Dario Argento (characters), Daria Nicolodi (characters) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Popularity
9 ( 93)
11 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Suspiria (1977)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An American newcomer to a prestigious German ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amid a series of grisly murders.

Director: Dario Argento
Stars: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci
Boy Erased (2018)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.

Director: Joel Edgerton
Stars: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other.

Director: John McPhail
Stars: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Toby, a disillusioned advertising executive, becomes pulled into a world of time jumping fantasy when a Spanish cobbler believes him to be Sancho Panza. He gradually becomes unable to tell dreams from reality.

Director: Terry Gilliam
Stars: Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce, Stellan Skarsgård
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.

Director: Fede Alvarez
Stars: Claire Foy, Beau Gadsdon, Sverrir Gudnason
Burning (2018)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Jong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighborhood as him, who asks him to look after her cat while on a trip to Africa. When back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met there, who confesses his secret hobby.

Director: Chang-dong Lee
Stars: Ah-in Yoo, Steven Yeun, Jong-seo Jun
Vox Lux (2018)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An unusual set of circumstances brings unexpected success to a pop star.

Director: Brady Corbet
Stars: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Willem Dafoe
Wildlife (2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A teenage boy must deal with his mother's complicated response after his father temporarily abandons them to take a menial and dangerous job.

Director: Paul Dano
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould
Piercing (2018)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A man kisses his wife and baby goodbye and seemingly heads away on business, with a plan to check into a hotel, call an escort service, and kill an unsuspecting prostitute.

Director: Nicolas Pesce
Stars: Christopher Abbott, Mia Wasikowska, Laia Costa
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Sam, intelligent but without purpose, finds a mysterious woman swimming in his apartment's pool one night. The next morning, she disappears. Sam sets off across LA to find her, and along the way he uncovers a conspiracy far more bizarre.

Director: David Robert Mitchell
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Topher Grace
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of twelve years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman.

Director: Lars von Trier
Stars: Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman
Beautiful Boy (2018)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

Director: Felix van Groeningen
Stars: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dakota Johnson ... Susie Bannion
Tilda Swinton ... Madame Blanc / Dr. Josef Klemperer / Helena Markos (as Lutz Ebersdorf)
Doris Hick Doris Hick ... Frau Sesame
Malgorzata Bela ... Susie's Mother / Death (as Malgosia Bela)
Chloë Grace Moretz ... Patricia
Angela Winkler ... Miss Tanner
Vanda Capriolo Vanda Capriolo ... Alberta
Alek Wek ... Miss Millius
Jessica Batut Jessica Batut ... Miss Mandel
Elena Fokina ... Olga
Mia Goth ... Sara
Clémentine Houdart Clémentine Houdart ... Miss Boutaher
Ingrid Caven ... Miss Vendegast
Sylvie Testud ... Miss Griffith
Fabrizia Sacchi ... Pavla
Edit

Storyline

Susie Bannion is a young American ballerina who travels to Berlin to study dancing at the Markos Tanz Company, one of the world's most renowned schools under Madame Blanc's management. On her very first day, one of the students who had been recently expelled from the school is murdered. As this appalling happening does not seem to be an isolated occurrence, the brilliant new student soon begins to suspect that the school might be involved in the homicide. Her mistrust heightens when Sarah, one of the girls at the school, tells her that Pat, before being killed, confided to her that she knew and guarded a terrifying dark secret. Written by Domingo Alvarez

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Perfection commands sacrifice. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing content involving ritualistic violence, bloody images and graphic nudity, and for some language including sexual references | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

English | German | French

Release Date:

2 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Suspiria See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€421,216 (Italy), 6 January 2018, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$184,037, 28 October 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,474,044, 16 December 2018
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Apart from "Lutz Ebersdorf", the two detectives and a small handful of minor roles, many without speaking roles, the entire cast of Suspiria (2018) is female. Given his comments that this interpretation's visual style is inspired by the films of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, this could be seen as director Luca Guadagnino's tribute to Fassbinder's The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972), which was comprised of an entirely female ensemble. Also indicative of this Fassbinder tribute is the casting of Ingrid Caven as housemother Miss Vendegast. In the early 1970s, Caven was married to Fassbinder and appeared in many of his movies. See more »

Goofs

When Dr Klemperer is escorted out of the building after the big horror scene, they walk on the Western site of the Berlin Wall, and the other (Eastern) site is all darkness. In reality in 1977, all-night floodlights would have been blazing... See more »

Quotes

Helena Markos: [to Susie] There will be nothing of you left inside. Only space for me.
Susie Bannion: I came here for this. You've all waited long enough.
Helena Markos: [Excited] It is happening! It is happening!
See more »

Crazy Credits

Just before the credits end, Susie reappears and makes a small gesture to the camera. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Atop the Fourth Wall: The Punisher: Red X-Mas (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Viou qui passez sans me voir
Performed by Jean Sablon
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
We should left the old movies in the past
12 October 2018 | by bigblack2009See all my reviews

Every scene in Suspiria is like a Instagram post rather than a movie. The beauty try to compensate for the lack of substance. We find master strokes from Guadagnino and a nano-thin plot that is an excuse to throw sumptuous visuals at the viewer. Argento was right. Remaking Suspiria was a bad idea to begin with. The movie by Dario Argento was maybe a child of its own times. It's very delicate; almost childish. It' just doesn't translate to modern cinema and the attempt came out as very bland, boring and without a soul. Simply try to recreate what worked in the past is not a safe way to success. We would do best to remember that.


122 of 243 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 204 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed