When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.


Leigh Whannell


Leigh Whannell (screenplay by), Leigh Whannell (screen story by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Elisabeth Moss ... Cecilia Kass
Oliver Jackson-Cohen ... Adrian Griffin
Harriet Dyer ... Emily Kass
Aldis Hodge ... James Lanier
Storm Reid ... Sydney Lanier
Michael Dorman ... Tom Griffin
Benedict Hardie ... Marc (Architect)
Renee Lim ... Doctor Lee
Brian Meegan ... Lyft Driver
Nick Kici Nick Kici ... Taylor (Waiter)
Vivienne Greer ... Screaming Woman
Nicholas Hope ... Head Doctor
Cleave Williams ... Orderly
Cardwell Lynch Cardwell Lynch ... Police Officer
Sam Smith ... Detective Reckley


The film follows Cecilia, who receives the news of her abusive ex-boyfriend's suicide. She begins to re-build her life for the better. However, her sense of reality is put into question when she begins to suspect her deceased lover is not actually dead. Written by Max

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What You Can't See Can Hurt You

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong bloody violence, and language. | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


In the 1933 film's sequel The Invisible Man Returns (1940), Griffin's brother is named Frank. Here, he is named Tom (a reference to the character Thomas Marvel, Griffin's assistant from the original novel). See more »


There is no explanation as to why Cecilia never requested to see a death certificate and coroner's report to verify that Adrian was truly dead after the mysterious incidents began to occur. See more »


Cecilia Kass: [as Cecilia leaves Adrian's house in the middle of the night, she sees Adrian's dog, Zeus] Zeus, I'm sorry. I can't take you with me. I'm sorry. Shit.
[referring to his shock collar]
Cecilia Kass: I'm not going to leave you with that thing on. Okay. Come here.
[as she tries to remove the collar]
Cecilia Kass: It's okay. Good boy. There you go.
[as she removes the collar, Zeus bumps into Adrian's car, setting off the alarm]
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Crazy Credits

The Universal Pictures logo appears in silence. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK version was cut to secure a 15 certificate, by removing 3s of bloody injury detail in a scene of self-harm. See more »


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Written by Tom Eddy
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Barely just "okay"
28 February 2020 | by smysterymanSee all my reviews

The Invisible Man ... hmmmm. Well, it wasn't awful, but it wasn't great. I still don't understand what house she went to, her relationship with the two people that live there, and why it never occurs to her to use the camera on her phone to record video for evidence.

In today's world, films really need to go out of their way to explain a LACK of smartphone use. They are so prevalent that NOT using them is a plot hole, and not a small one. It really kind of irritates me.

There is one legit good jump scare and some good tense moments. But for the most part it just feels like a real wasted opportunity.

I hate to say it, but Hollow Man did it better.

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Release Date:

28 February 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Universal Monster Project See more »


Box Office


$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,205,665, 1 March 2020

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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